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Arrival Of The Second Tranche Of Pfizer Vaccines From US Government

Dominica has received the second tranche of 64,500 doses of the Pfizer BioNTech SE vaccine, as a donation from the United States Government through the COVAX facility.

The vaccines were shipped over a three- day period from December 15th to 17th, 2021.The Pan American Health Organization –PAHO facilitated the shipment.

PAHO’s Country Programme Specialist for Dominica Anneke Wilson during the handing over noted that PAHO uses its strategic fund to coordinate the process

PAHO’s Country Programme Specialist for Dominica Anneke Wilson

Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment Kent Edwards says the Pfizer vaccines would be used immediately since people were awaiting their second dose of that vaccine brand.

Parliamentary Secretary in the Ministry of Health, Wellness and New Health Investment Kent Edwards

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