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The European Union on Wednesday threatened to take tougher measures to curb the export of COVID-19 vaccines, escalating an ongoing row with Britain and the United States over their restrictive handling of vaccine deliveries to the 27-nation bloc.
The World Health Organization appealed to countries on Monday not to pause vaccination campaigns after two more European nations and one in Asia joined a handful which have suspended use of AstraZeneca's COVID-19 vaccine over safety fears.
Close to 4500 people have rolled up their sleeves for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 jab in the first week of Cayman's national vaccination plan, Chief Medical Officer Dr. John Lee shared Saturday.
Government has shifted gears in its national vaccination plan opting now to administer all its available Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccines in its ongoing inoculation programme.
A vaccination plan alone will not be enough to bring back tourism and keep Cayman Islands residents safe, writes Dr. Michael Tibbetts.
The preliminary results from a Cayman-based COVID-19 vaccine trial indicate a very encouraging initial outcome according to researchers leading the project.
The COVID-19 pandemic has set off a global pharmaceutical arms race, with more than 170 research teams vying to be the first to create a vaccine. For Cayman access to any coronavirus vaccine will likely depend on its links to the UK and the Pan American Health Organization.