COVID Conversation-October 26, 2021

Minister Tufton held his briefing this morning, ahead of expected changes in COVID rules later today:

This provided an update of trends and vaccination status and shipments due in coming weeks.

Notable, some 143,000 Pfizer doses are due this week and will be used for those due their 2nd doses.

Other dose types and more Pfizer doses (prioritized for school-age/12-18 children) are also due in coming weeks.

The vaccination accessibility opportunities are widening in terms of locations and providers (eg private facilities).

Digital vaccination cards and validation of data are in the works (in collaboration with an Indian company) as we move into an electronic environment.

Author: Dennis G Jones (aka 'The Grasshopper')

Retired International Monetary Fund economist. My blog is for organizing my ideas and thoughts about a range of topics. I was born in Jamaica, but spent 30 years being educated, living, and working in the UK. I lived in the USA for two decades, and worked and travelled abroad, extensively, throughout my careers and for pleasure. My views have a wide international perspective. Father of 3 girls. Also, married to an economist. :)

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