Posted: Tuesday, April 27, 2021. 6:52 pm CST.
By Zoila Palma: World Immunization Week and Vaccination Week in the Americas are observed from April 24 to 30.
Belize joined the region in commemorating the 19th vaccination week and 10th world immunization week.
This year’s theme is “Vaccines bring us closer. #GetVax”.
Amidst the struggle of dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic, health experts are encouraging everyone to get vaccinated.
The COVID-19 is the first non-influenza pandemic affecting over 200 countries.
“The COVID-19 vaccines are one of the most cost-effective measures to control the pandemic and reduce its health, economic, and social impacts,” the Ministry of Health and Wellness indicated.
In Belize, 40,236 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine have been administered.
The Ministry continues to encourage the public to get vaccinated.
“Vaccines are safe and effective. Vaccines save lives,” The Ministry said.
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