J&J vaccine shipment delayed

J&J vaccine shipment delayed

The shipment of Johnson and Johnson vaccines via the African Medical Supplies Platform has been delayed, according to a statement from the Ministry of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs.
In an update on Thursday evening, Minister of Foreign and CARICOM Affairs Dr Amery Browne said he has received updated information from the freight airline of a flight delay affecting the scheduled arrival.
As a consequence of this delay, the Minister said the shipment of Johnson & Johnson vaccines previously scheduled to arrive in Trinidad and Tobago at 7pm on Thursday is now scheduled to arrive at 7am on Friday.
Trinidad and Tobago is expected to receive 108,000 doses of Johnson and Johnson vaccines.
This shipment of vaccines is the first tranche out of an order of 800,000 made by Trinidad and Tobago through the African Medical Supplies Platform.

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