2020 was a very challenging year globally due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. Millions of deaths due to the virus and adverse economic impact has been experienced during this pandemic. Vaccination is a tool that many countries hope to use in the fight against COVID-19.
The Pfizer BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine arrived in the Turks and Caicos Islands on January 7, 2021. While the Ministry of Health has begun administering the vaccine, many residents remain undecided and in many cases uninformed about the vaccine.
Dr. Vancelee Forbes, Nephrologist & Internist with InterHealth Canada, sheds light on some of the concerns regarding the vaccine and explains how the vaccine works and why she believes it’s an effective tool in our fight against COVID-19.