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Bahamas Receives First Tranche of COVID-19 Vaccines for Children; Roll-out to begin July 28

NASSAU, The Bahamas – The Bahamas received its first tranche of pediatric COVID-19 vaccines, which will be available for children ages 5 to 11, as the country continues it vaccine rollout programme against the virus. The vaccines, 24,000 Pfizer doses, arrived in country at the Lynden Pindling International Airport onboard British Airways flight from London to Nassau on Saturday, July 23, 2022. Present for the handover were: the Hon. Dr. Michael Darville, Minister of Health and Wellness, who was accompanied by Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, the Hon. Philip Davis; Dr. Philip Swann, Acting Chief Medical Officer; Nurse Ruth Bastian, Expanded Programme on Immunization Coordinator; Nurse Joyanne Wilson, Expanded Programme on Immunization; Dr. Gina Archer, Chief Pharmacist, Ministry of H...