COVID-19 Vaccine will be available to the Caribbean territories from March 2021

COVID-19 Vaccine will be available to the Caribbean territories from March 2021

Chief Medical Officer (CMO), Dr. Hazel Laws. 

 

Dr. Laws relayed the comment, derived from a member of the World Health Organization’s Strategic Advisor Group of Experts (WHO-SAGE) Working group, during the Prime Minister’s Monthly Press Conference on Tuesday, December 1st, 2020. 

 

The CMO intimated this important piece of information:

 

Dr. Hazel Laws. 

 

On October 9th 2020, the Government of St. Kitts and Nevis made a down-payment to the COVAX Facility for the procurement of vaccines. 

 

As at Wednesday, December 2nd, 2020 the UK has become the first country in the world to approve the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine, according to the BBC, paving the way for mass vaccination.