February 3, 2023

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High risk Barbadians given priority for Pfizer vaccines

August 17th, 2021

After receiving a shipment of thousands of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines, Barbados has taken a decision to give priority to those deemed high risk.

Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Kenneth George revealed it was decided people over 65 years, along with those with non-communicable diseases, will be inoculated before the wider population.

He says children aged 12 to 18 years with underlying conditions are also vulnerable and should be given special consideration.

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