Health & Wellness

Survey: Side-effect concerns are top reason for not getting vaccinated

A survey into COVID-19 vaccination acceptance and reluctance around the Caribbean has indicated that concerns over side-effects is one of the main reasons why people are not getting vaccinated.

Health officials considering COVID booster shots

As new data begins to demonstrate the waning effectiveness of COVID vaccines over time, health chiefs in Cayman are contemplating if and when booster shots will be required.

Health minister hopes FDA vaccine approval will allay fears

Health Minister Sabrina Turner says she hopes that the US Food and Drug Administration's approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will ease the fears of people who are refusing to be inoculated due to safety concerns.

US FDA grants full approval to Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Monday (August 23) gave full approval to the COVID-19 vaccine made by Pfizer Inc and German partner BioNTech SE for use in people over the age of 16, in first such approval of a COVID-19 shot.

Virtually no vaccination progress among 18 to 30-year olds

While vaccination rates have slowly edged higher across most age groups in the past 30 days, there have been virtually no vaccinations of 18 to 30-year olds in six weeks.

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