Additional medical personnel authorized to administer COVID vaccine

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    Additional medical personnel, including interns, have been given the authority to administer a COVID-19 vaccine.

    This is according to the new Emergency Powers Vaccination Regulations 2021 released today.

    It says, during the period of public emergency, a medical practitioner or any of the following persons can administer the jab:

    • Nursing personnel
    • Dentist
    • Veterinary surgeon
    • Medical intern
    • Dental intern
    • Paramedic
    • Pharmacist

    You can read the new regulations here: Legal Notice No. 179 of 2021