The World Health Organisation has granted Emergency Use Listing (EUL) approval for the Bharat BBV152 Covaxin COVID-19 vaccine.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) in a release last evening, said Trinidad and Tobago has therefore updated its list of approved Covid-19 vaccines and vaccine combinations.
The Covaxin Covid-19 vaccine is recommended for persons 18-years and older and the doses should be administered 4 weeks apart.
For moderately and severely immunocompromised persons 18-years and older, an additional primary dose (third dose) is recommended.
Members of the public are therefore advised of the updated list of approved Covid-19 vaccines and vaccine combinations for Trinidad and Tobago.
1. Pfizer BioNTech
3. Jannsen (Johnson & Johnson)
4. Moderna (NIAID)
5. Sinopharm BIBP
6. Sinovac CoronaVac
7. 1st dose AstraZeneca – 2nd dose Pfizer
8. 1st dose AstraZeneca – 2nd dose Moderna
9. Covaxin BBV152