COVID-19: Local officials to meet on WHO third-dose vaccine recommendations

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    The Health Ministry’s Technical Advisory Group (TAG) will meet next week for discussions on WHO recommendations for the implementation of COVID-19 third doses.

    At today’s media briefing, Chief Medical Officer Dr Roshan Parasram said the suggestions relate to persons of a certain age and those with compromised immune systems.

    He said government will be looking at incorporating the recommendations of the WHO’s SAGE group into local policy.

    Dr Parasram said included the discussions will be the topics of equity of access, the amount of vaccines available in T&T and the percentage of the population that is vaccinated.