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Doctor Tells Pregnant Women to Take Pfizer Vaccine

  By Sue-Ann Wayow PREGNANT women in Trinidad and Tobago hesitant to accept the Covid-19 Pfizer vaccine, are being assured that it offers protection with minimal effects. Dr Karen Sohan, who heads the Diagnostic Mother and Baby clinic at Lange Park, Chaguanas, told AZPNews.com that before persons can agree to taking the vaccine, they needed […]Read More

Pundit Will Now Ask Canada To Give T&T Moderna, Pfizer

  By Sue-Ann Wayow PUNDIT Vijay Persad Seetahal who was instrumental in requesting the 82,030 AstraZeneca vaccines from the Government of Canada for Trinidad and Tobago says he is pleased that the vaccines arrived in the country. He intends to ask for more Covid-19 vaccines for T&T. The vaccines arrived on Thursday evening at the […]Read More

T&T Approves New AZ-Moderna Covid-19 Vaccine Mix

  The mixed Covid-19 doses of the AstraZeneca and Moderna vaccine is now approved by the World Health Organization (WHO) and is therefore being accepted by the Ministry of Health. In a press release on Friday, the ministry stated Trinidad and Tobago has therefore updated its list of approved Covid-19 vaccines and vaccine combinations to […]Read More

Canada Waives Some Travel Restriction for People Vaccinated with Pfizer, Moderna,

  Canada Waives Some Travel Restriction for People Vaccinated with Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca CANADA is not allowing persons vaccinated with the Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine to be exempted from certain travel conditions. Only persons vaccinated with the Pfizer, Moderna, AstraZeneca and the Janssen vaccines will have some travel restrictions waived upon entry into the North American country. This measure comes […]Read More

Foreign Affairs Ministry Defends Rowley after Chamber says he Insulted

  By Sue-Ann Wayow PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley has insulted Guyana and all countries using the Russian created Sputnik V vaccine. Guyana’s advisor to the Ministry of Health Dr Leslie Ramsammy called Dr Rowley’s statements reckless and also hit at his own management of the vaccination drive in Trinidad and Tobago. But Trinidad and Tobago’s […]Read More

US Donates Pfizer, Moderna, J&J Vaccines… T&T Among Recipients

  By Prior Beharry PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley was among a number of world leaders speaking with US Vice President Kamala Harris on Thursday about Covid-19 vaccines. In a Facebook post, Dr Rowley said: “This is the very latest in a series of high-level contacts which the Chairman of CARICOM, Prime Minister Rowley has […]Read More

WHO Approves Another Chinese Covid-19 Vaccine

  By Sue-Ann Wayow ANOTHER Chinese created Covid-19 vaccine has been granted World Health Organisation (WHO) approval. On Tuesday, WHOstated that the Sinovac-CoronaVac Covid-19 vaccine was approved for emergency use giving countries, funders, procuring agencies and communities the assurance that it meets international standards for safety, efficacy and manufacturing. The vaccine is produced by the […]Read More

Al-Rawi Promises Mother of All Carnivals in 2022

  ATTORNEY General Faris Al-Rawi is promising the “mother of all Carnivals” in 2022. He made the comment on Twitter in Faris in the Space on Wednesday. Al-Rawi said a “serious vaccine train” was headed to Trinidad and Tobago as the Government has been in talks with COVAX, Pfizer, Moderna, Johnson and Johnson and AstraZeneca. […]Read More

Commentary: Lift Travel Restrictions Partially

Recently AMCHAM Trinidad and Tobago, the T&T Chamber of Industry and Commerce and the T&T Manufacturers Association made suggestions on how travel can be opened up in limited and measured ways during this pandemic. If some of these suggestions are implemented, it can reinvigorate the dying national carrier Caribbean Airlines and ease some of the […]Read More

T&T Not a Guinea Pig for Sinopharm Beijing Covid-19 Vaccine

    By Prior Beharry TRINIDAD and Tobago is not being used in any “guinea pig” programme for the Sinopharm Beijing Covid-19 vaccine. This according to Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh in a response to Oropouche East Mr Dr Roodal Moonilal. The Trinidad Guardian on Saturday quoted Dr Moonilal as saying that T&T was being used […]Read More