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Another 33,600 COVAX Vaccines Arrive Next Week in T&T

    By Prior Beharry TRINIDAD and Tobago will receive another 33,600 doses of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccines from the COVAX facility next week. In a release on Thursday, the Ministry of Health did not state the exact date, but only that it will receive this second tranche during the week ending May 14. The […]Read More

Indian High Commissioner Thanks PM, Kamla On Arrival of 40,000

  TRINIDAD and Tobago has received the gift of 40,000 AstraZeneca vaccines from India. The shipment was delayed by 24-hours and arrived at the Piarco International Airport around 10.22 pm on Tuesday on an Amerijet plane. The vaccines were expected to arrive in Monday but were delayed due to bad weather. Indian High Commission to […]Read More

COVAX Delivers 38M Covid-19 Vaccines So Far

By Sue-Ann Wayow SINCE its first international delivery to Ghana on February 24, the COVAX Facility has now delivered Covid-19  vaccines to over 100 economies but there is still no time for complacency as Covid-19 cases continue to rise globally. A joint press release with the World Health Organization (WHO), Coalition for Epidemic Preparedness Innovations (CEPI), United […]Read More

33,000 COVAX Vaccines Arrive Wednesday in T&T

TRINIDAD and Tobago will receive 33,600 Covid-19 vaccines from COVAX on Wednesday. According to a live tracker, Jamaica was the first Caribbean country to receive 14,400 doses of the vaccines last week. The tracker on the Pan American Health Organization website showed that Suriname will get 24,000 doses on Friday with Guyana and Belize on […]Read More

T&T Can Store 1.4 Million Vaccines

  By Prior Beharry TRINIDAD and Tobago can store 1.4 million doses of vaccines. This was revealed by Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh at the virtual presser of his ministry on Monday. He said there was a stratified policy to deal with vaccination for Covid-19. And storage was part of this policy. The minister said […]Read More

T&T gets 100,800 Covid-19 Vaccines from COVAX

  By Prior Beharry TRINIDAD and Tobago will receive 100,800 doses of the Oxford AstraSeneca Covid-19 vaccine in the first tranche from the COVAX facility. Speaking at the virtual presser on Saturday, Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh said it would cost US$504,000 but T&T will pay US$343,162 after a US $160,838 contribution from Caribbean Public […]Read More

Charlatans Trying to Sell Covid-19 Vaccines to T&T

  By  Prior Beharry FRAUDSTERS and charlatans are trying to sell Covid-19 vaccines at exorbitant prices to Trinidad and Tobago. This was revealed by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley at the virtual news conference of the Health Ministry on Monday. He noted that T&T was expecting if first major supply of the Covid-19 vaccine in […]Read More

T&T to Get 120,000 Covid-19 Vaccines from COVAX in March

  By Prior Beharry TRINIDAD and Tobago will receive about 120,000 does of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine from the COVAX facility. And these vaccines are expected to be delivered in March. This was revealed by Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh on Saturday evening during the Trinidad and Tobago Medical Association (TTMA) Virtual Presidential Inauguration and […]Read More

Deyalsingh: Covid Vaccine Unsafe for Children, Pregnant Women

By Sue-Ann Wayow THE Covid-19 vaccine is unsafe for pregnant women, children and people with allergies. This according to Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh speaking to the media after meeting with mothers of new-born babies at the San Fernando General Hospital on Friday – New Year’s Day. He reminded the public that Trinidad and Tobago […]Read More