Tag: COVID-19 Vaccine

CARIBBEAN ROUNDUP: Alaska Airlines Announces Non-Stop Flight To Belize

BELMOPAN — The Belize Tourism Board on Thursday announced Alaska Airlines confirmed new non-stop service from the West Coast of the United States to Belize, to begin later this year. According to a released statement from the Caribbean Tourism Association, Belize will become the fourth country that Alaska Airlines flies to from its West Coast […]

Puerto Rico To Open Vaccinations To All Amid COVID-19 Spike

SAN JUAN — Puerto Rico’s governor announced this week that officials will start vaccinating all those 16 and older beginning Monday, prompting celebrations across the U.S. territory facing a spike in COVID-19 cases. Currently, only people 50 years and older as well as anyone 35 to 49 with chronic health conditions are authorized to receive […]

Health Department Offers COVID-19 Vaccines At DeCastro Clinic On St. John

CRUZ BAY — The Virgin Islands Department of Health will offer COVID-19 vaccinations to residents on St. John from 8 a.m. to noon – beginning March 20 — on every Saturday through the end of April at the DeCastro Clinic. Additionally, the Community Vaccination Center on St. Thomas has extended its hours and is open from […]

Italian Prosecutors Seize Batch Of AstraZeneca Vaccine After Death Of Man

ROME — Prosecutors in the northern Italian region of Piedmont said today they had seized a batch of 393,600 shots of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine following the death of a man hours after he had received a jab. The move represents another blow to the image of the AstraZeneca vaccine in Italy and will further […]

List Of Countries ‘Pausing’ Use Of AstraZeneca Vaccine Growing

BERLIN — Germany, France, Italy and Spain became the latest countries today to suspend use of AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 vaccine over reports of dangerous blood clots in some recipients, though the company and European regulators have said there is no evidence the shot is to blame. AstraZeneca’s is just one of three vaccines in use on […]

VING Working With Department of Health To Make Getting COVID-19 Vaccine Easier

KINGSHILL — The Virgin Islands National Guard said it is striving to make booking COVID-19 vaccination appointments easier online for persons interested in getting vaccinated. One way to do so is by visiting the Virgin Islands National Guard website at https://vi.ng.mil/. Once there, simply click on the COVID-19 Vaccine Scheduling Gateway, and it will take you […]