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STATEMENT ON ASTRAZENECA VACCINE

The World Health Organization (WHO) today recommended the Oxford/AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for use worldwide by all adults, including in people over the age of 65. The National COVID-19 Vaccine Consultative Committee will continue to follow the guidelines set out by the WHO. The AstraZeneca vaccine will be administered to eligible Bahamians and residents over the

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  • Government working on all fronts to secure COVID-19 vaccine

    Recently appointed by Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, the National COVID-19 Vaccine Consultative Committee was formed to advise the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Health on the development of the strategy, policies and activities related to the National COVID-19 Vaccination Plan. The Committee will also review and guide the vaccine implementation

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  • Statement on the Passing of The Hon. Gordon “Butch” Stewart O.J.

    The Hon. Gordon “Butch” Stewart O.J. The death of the Hon. Gordon “Butch” Stewart, O.J., C.D., Hon. LLD, the founder and Chairman of Sandals Resorts, has saddened and shocked The Bahamas and the region, including those here at home who knew him well and admired him. As noted by his son Adam Stewart, announcing the

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  • PDF: Vaccine Consultative Committee

    Recently appointed by Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis, the National COVID-19 Vaccine Consultative Committee advises the Prime Minister and the Ministry of Health on the development of the strategy, policies and activities related to the National COVID-19 Vaccination Plan.

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  • Statement from the Prime Minister

    A statement from Prime Minister the Most Hon. Dr. Hubert Minnis on adjustments to the New Providence lockdown. “In the past few weeks there has been a disturbing rise in COVID-19 cases in New Providence. “Sadly, additional deaths have been confirmed and our hospital system is stretched to capacity. In coordination with our public health

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