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Rowley: Emancipate Yourself from Covid-19… No Restrictions Lifted

  By Prior Beharry EMANCIPATE yourself from Covid-19 and get vaccinated. This was the message from Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley speaking at a press conference at the Anne Mitchell-Gift Auditorium, Scarborough Library Facility in Tobago, on Saturday. He said, “Emancipate yourself from Covid and be alive for next Emancipation Day.” Dr Rowley said so […]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

Professor: Sinopharm Works Well Against Delta

By Chantalé Fletcher SINOPHARM vaccines are working well against variants of the Covid-19 virus says Professor of Molecular Genetics and Virology at the University of the West Indies Professor Christine Carrington. Speaking at the Ministry of Health virtual press conference on Saturday, she made reference to a study on the Chinese vaccine in Sri Lanka, which proved […]Read More

AZ Vaccine May Give Lifelong Protection from Covid-19

  By Chantalé Fletcher CHIEF Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram describes a new study on the Oxford AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine as having lifelong protection from Covid-19 as good news. He was responding to a question from at the ministry’s virtual presser on Wednesday. Dr Parasram said, “Initially when vaccines were utilised and manufactured, people were saying […]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

Silent Killer Spotted in Tobago Vaccination Process

  By Chantalé Fletcher GENERAL Manager of Primary Care at the Tobago Regional Health Authority (​TRHA) Dr Roxanne Mitchell says hypertension is called the silent killer She was speaking during the Tobago Division of Heath, Wellness and Family Development virtual presser on Thursday. Dr Mitchell made reference to the vaccination exercise at the Magdalena Grand where […]Read More

T&T Yet to Use China Loan for Sinopharm Vaccines

  By Sue-Ann Wayow TO date, Government has not yet used money from the US$204million loan agreement with China for the purchase of Sinopharm vaccines says Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley. Dr Rowley was answering questions from the Opposition in Parliament on Wednesday. He was asked to state what percentage of the recently  signed loan agreement […]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

Tobago Starts 2nd Dose of Sinopharm

  TOBAGO will begin its rollout of the second doses of the Sinopharm vaccine today (Wednesday). On Tuesday, Tobago Regional Health Authority asked all Tobagonians to return to the health facilities where they received the first dose. It is advising the public to go at the same time as the first dose appointment and be punctual. First […]Read More

New Covid-19 Programme Coming Again

  By Chantalé Fletcher IN less than a week, the Government has scrapped two systems to help distribute Covid-19 vaccines and implemented another one. Minister of Health Terrance Deyalsingh made the new announcement on Saturday at a press conference held by Prime Minister Dr Keith Rowley at the Diplomatic Centre in St Ann’s. In the new […]Read More