“TREAD CAUTIOUSLY”: Political parties vying for office caution govt over continued use of AstraZeneca vaccine

DNA calls for govt to consider delaying vaccination of some high-risk groups BDM calls for vaccinations to stop altogether NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Two political parties in the country have expressed concern with the government’s continued use of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine as a host of countries temporarily suspend their rollout over blood clot concerns. The […]

HIGH DEMAND, SHORT SUPPLY: Some manufacturers unable to provide Bahamas with vaccines until 2022, says Brennen

Forbes notes additional shots may be needed as boosters NASSAU, BAHAMAS — While the government is working to secure additional batches of COVID-19 vaccines, some manufacturers may not be able to provide The Bahamas with doses until 2022, according to Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr Delon Brennen. During a Public Hospitals Authority (PHA) town hall meeting […]

PM welcomes Catholic approval of COVID-19 vaccine

NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Prime Minister Dr Hubert Minnis said the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Nassau’s position on the COVID-19 vaccine bodes well for The Bahamas as it begins administering its first batch of Oxford AstraZeneca vaccines to healthcare professionals. “I am happy that the Catholic Church has come forth and given their official announcement,” Minnis […]