New vaccine combination approved for travellers to T&T

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    T&T has updated its list of acceptable COVID-19 vaccine combinations for travellers.

    This, after the WHO today approved the mix of 1st dose AstraZeneca and 2nd dose Moderna.

    T&T now has eight acceptable vaccines or vaccine combinations for those travelling into the country.

    They are:

    1. Pfizer-BioNTech – Approved 31st December 2020
    2. AstraZeneca – Approved 15th February 2021
    3. Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) – Approved 12th March 2021
    4. Moderna-NIAID – Approved 30th April 2021
    5. Sinopharm BIBP- Approved 7th May 2021
    6. Sinovac-CoronaVac – Approved 1st June 2021
    7. 1st dose AstraZeneca and 2nd dose Pfizer–BioNTech – Approved 15th June 2021
    8. 1st dose AstraZeneca and 2nd dose Moderna-NIAID – Approved 30th July 2021

    The Ministry reminds that a person is considered fully vaccinated two weeks after receiving the final recommended dose(s) of a WHO-approved vaccine or vaccine combination as indicated above.