Herd Immunity refers to resistance to the spread of an infectious disease within a population that is based on pre-existing immunity of a high proportion of individuals as a result of previous infection or vaccination.
The Government of St. Kitts and Nevis kicked off its COVID-19 Vaccination Programme on Monday, February 22, with some 70 frontline workers and Ministers of Government stepping forward to accept their shot.
Twenty health professionals on Nevis received World Health Organization (WHO) certification for participating in a training exercise “COVID-19 Vaccination Training for Health Care Workers” at the Disaster Management Department’s (NDMD)…
St. Kitts & Nevis’ Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Hazel Laws, said that the procurement in the first instance of 21, 600 doses of the COVID-19 Vaccine, will provide coverage for 20 percent of the national population.
Abdias Samuel, Chairman of the National COVID-19 Task Force in St. Kitts & Nevis, said there is a need to begin the public education campaign on COVID-19 vaccinations in the country while indicating that he will lead by example in…