Tag: Pfizer Pharmaceuticals

Caribbean Appeals To Biden To Share Vaccines With U.S. ‘Third Border’

HAVANA — Several Caribbean island nations have issued a plea to the United States to share its stockpile of COVID-19 vaccines with the region as it has said it would with Mexico and Canada, calling on it not to neglect its “third border.” The independent island states of the Caribbean archipelago — except for Cuba, […]

Health Care Workers Among The First Vaccinated In The U.S. Virgin Islands: VIDOH

CHRISTIANSTED — Nurse practitioners, epidemiologists, registered nurses, and other healthcare staff were among the first Virgin Islanders to receive the much-anticipated Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on Wednesday. Minutes after the vaccine shipment was delivered from the Department of Health by the V.I. National Guard, Registered Nurse Hope Bagley delivered the first shot to Dr. Jan Tawakol […]

Health Department Receives 1st Shipment of 975 Vaccine Doses From Pfizer Monday

CHRISTIANSTED —The U.S. Virgin Islands Department of Health said it received the first shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine from Pfizer on Monday. “This is a major breakthrough and comes amid the current surge of the virus in the territory,” the VIDOH said. Some 975 doses of the vaccine arrived on St. Croix Monday and will […]

V.I. Government Will Conduct A ‘Mock Drill’ Of Receiving Pfizer Vaccine … Before It Arrives

CHRISTIANSTED — During the Government House weekly press briefing on Monday, Territorial Epidemiologist Dr. Esther Ellis provided some details on the distribution drill the Department of Health is conducting this week in advance of the expected arrival of a COVID-19 vaccine.  Using a “mock” vaccine, the Department of Health drill involves testing the ordering, delivery and […]

BRYAN: Virgin Islanders Will Not Be Used As Guinea Pigs For Trump’s New Vaccine

CHRISTIANSTED — Governor Albert Bryan Jr. has issued a statement debunking a number of rumors and innuendo that are circulating on social media platforms regarding the U.S. Virgin Islands and potential COVID-19 vaccines that are being developed.  The rumors apparently were started after a report by “60 Minutes” about the logistics of delivering a coronavirus vaccine […]