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Deyalsingh: Pfizer Did not Mislead T&T Government 173,000 Covid-19 Vaccines

  By Sue-Ann Wayow TRINIDAD and Tobago will soon receive 173,600 doses of Covid-19 vaccines in the near future including vaccines from both India and China says Health Minister Terrence Deyalsingh. He also said that there was no guarantee that 351,000 doses of Pfizer vaccines will arrive given the general uncertainty of the global pandemic […]Read More

ANSA Promises US$8.4M for 350K Vaccines for T&T

  By Prior Beharry THE ANSA McAL has promised to pay US$8.4 million for 351,000 Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines on behalf the Government of Trinidad and Tobago. This was revealed by the group’s Chief Executive Officer Anthony N Sabga III. In a release on Monday, Sabga said since the beginning of the year, ANSA was working […]Read More

Deyalsingh: Private Hospitals Don’t Know of SATT Proposal for Vaccines

  By Sue-Ann Wayow IT is shocking that private medical entities have no knowledge of any arrangement with the Supermarket Association of Trinidad and Tobago (SATT) to administer Covid-19 vaccines to its members. This is according to Health Minister Terrance Deyalsingh who said he called two private institutions enquiring about such arrangements. However, SATT’s President […]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

Watch: Nurse Prevatt-Gomez is First to Get Covid Vaccine in

  By Prior Beharry AT just around 2.30 pm on February 17, 2021, Keisha Prevatt-Gomez, a nurse at the Infection, Prevention and Control Department of the Caura Hospital, became the first person in Trinidad and Tobago to receive a Covid-19 vaccine. She was administered it by the Manager of the Expanded Immunization Programme in the […]Read More

Vigils Continue Across T&T for Andrea Bharatt Cardi B also

  By Prior Beharry SINCE the body of court clerk Andrea Bharatt was found last week Thursday six days after she went missing, candlelight vigils and silent protests have continued throughout Trinidad and Tobago. These peaceful protests have also gained some international attention with US rapper Cardi B tweeting about Bharatt’s death. The rapper (Belcalis […]Read More

UWI Survey: 62% of Trinis Won’t Take Covid-19 Vaccine

  By Sue-Ann Wayow THE majority of citizens in Trinidad and Tobago are still not comfortable with the idea of accepting a Covid-19 vaccine. This even though vaccines will be approved by the World Health Organization (WHO). On Sunday, the University of the West Indies (UWI) Faculty of Medical Sciences disclosed information from a recent […]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

No Wind-up for Kamla in No-Confidence Motion Against Young

  By Prior Beharry PRIME Minister Dr Keith Rowley did not vote in the no-confidence motion against his National Security Minister Stuart Young in the Lower House on Wednesday evening. And Opposition Leader Kamla Persad-Bissessar, who brought the motion, did not wind it up after Speaker Brigid Annissette-George was called upon “to put the question” […]Read More

Health Ministry Meets with Nurses Association Discuss Covid Scare at

    HEALTH Minister Terrance Deyalsingh has met with the Trinidad and Tobago Registered Nurses Association (TTRNA) to discuss recent incidents of Covid-19 cases at the Port of Spain General Hospital (POSGH). In a press release on Thursday, the ministry stated that Deyalsingh and other ministry officials including chief medical officer Dr Roshan Parasram met […]Read More