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425 persons on Nevis vaccinated against COVID-19 in the first week

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- As of March 3, 425 people on Nevis had received their first dose of the Oxford-AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine. Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier...

2,085 people vaccinated; priority group requirement no longer necessary

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- To date, 2,085 persons in the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis have received their first dose of the Oxford...

Health Centres offer COVID-19 vaccine on Monday to Friday at 1...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- St. Kitts and Nevis is now offering the Oxford University/AstraZeneca Vaccine at the Newtown, Basseterre, Tabernacle, Sandy Point, Old Road,...

Premier Brantley encourages all Nevisians to be vaccinated against COVID-19

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis – All Nevisians should be vaccinated against COVID-19, according to Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis and Minister of Health in the...

Health Minister Byron-Nisbett defends Indian company making COVID-19 vaccines

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Federal Minister of Health the Hon. Akilah Byron-Nisbett is assuring the nation that the Oxford/AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine being rolled out...

Don’t wait, vaccinate: 20,000 more COVID-19 doses arrive in the Federation

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Now that the Federation of St. Kitts and Nevis has secured an additional 20,000 doses of the AstraZeneca-Oxford University COVID-19...

COVID-19 vaccination rollout: Over 600 persons already vaccinated

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- St. Kitts and Nevis, which aims to have 70 percent of its population vaccinated against COVID-19, is on track to...

Hospital chief discusses vaccine safety, approval process, importance of vaccination

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Awareness about the safety and effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine, the need for persons to get vaccinated, and testing measures...

Federation’s COVID-19 vaccinations launch a major milestone

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts – February 22 will be remembered as a major milestone in St. Kitts and Nevis’ history in the fight against the...

Global solidarity needed to effectively tackle COVID-19 pandemic

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- With the COVID-19 virus still active, Kaye Bass, Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Aviation, has called...

Premier Brantley, other NIA Cabinet Ministers receive COVID-19 vaccines

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Hon. Mark Brantley, Premier of Nevis, along with the other Cabinet Ministers of the Nevis Island Administration (NIA) became the first...

Nevis Health professionals preparing for COVID-19 vaccination roll out

CHARLESTOWN, Nevis -- Twenty health professionals on Nevis received World Health Organization certification to participate in a training exercise “COVID-19 Vaccination Training for Health...

Prime Minister Dr. Harris, among the first in the Federation to...

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Prime Minister Dr. the Honourable Timothy Harris rolled up his sleeve today February 22 as he accepted the AstraZeneca/Oxford University...

Choosing to take the COVID-19 vaccine protects oneself and others

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Choosing to take the AstraZeneca/Oxford University vaccine is choosing to protect oneself and others from the deadly COVID-19 virus, according...

National AIDS Secretariat emphasizes robust HIV/AIDS education programme

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- A robust HIV/AIDS education programme aimed at enlightening the public is being highlighted by the National AIDS Secretariat to encourage...

Medical expert describes using dogs to track respiratory illnesses, not COVID-19

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Dogs can be useful in tracking people with respiratory illnesses but that they cannot locate someone who is positive with...

Public education campaign to illustrate safety of COVID-19 vaccinations

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- There is a need to begin the public education campaign on COVID-19 vaccinations in the country, according to Abdias Samuel,...

Residents requested to keep St. Kitts and Nevis denegue-free

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- St. Kitts and Nevis’ Chief Medical Officer Dr. Hazel Laws has called on residents to be vigilant in eliminating any...

Government focused on advancing Universal Health Insurance in 2021

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- The widespread transmission of the novel coronavirus has devastated economies around the world including that of St. Kitts and Nevis....

Dr. Laws says, robust protocols protecting against the spread of COVID-19

BASSETERRE, St. Kitts -- Robust protocols instituted to protect against the community spread of COVID-19 have proven quite successful for St. Kitts and Nevis,...

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