Jamaica PM Holness receives booster shot of AstraZeneca

Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness has received the booster shots of the AstraZeneca vaccine against the viral infection caused by the novel coronavirus on Saturday, February 19, 2022, at St St. Joseph's Hospital, Deanery Road, Kingston

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Jamaica PM Holness receives booster shot of AstraZeneca

Prime Minister of Jamaica Andrew Holness has received the booster shots of the AstraZeneca vaccine against the viral infection caused by the novel coronavirus on Saturday, February 19, 2022, at St St. Joseph’s Hospital, Deanery Road, Kingston.

Moreover, he has visited the hospital to get the booster shots against the COVID-19 pandemic with his wife named Juliet Holness.

While informing about getting vaccinated against the COVID-19 pandemic, Prime Minister Holness, through his Facebook post, cited, “My wife Juliet Holness and I have visited the hospital named St Jospeh at Deanery Road, Kingston and received our booster shots against the viral infection caused by the novel coronavirus. I want to clear everyone that vaccination is a critical part to combat the deadly virus, so don’t get misinformed and trust the vaccine”.

He further asserted that even after getting vaccinated with the booster shots, it is still essential to follow the basic guildlies related to the COVID-19 pandemic, such as wearing a mask, keeping social distancing and washing your hands regularly and adequately.

By emphasizing the safety of the vaccine, PM Holness outlined, “The vaccine against the viral infection of the SARS-CoV-2 either booster, second or first dose are proven to be safe and effective”.

The vaccine against the COVID-19 prevents severe illness and combat the rate of hospitalization and also protect surge in the number of deaths, underscored PM Holness.

He further stressed the importance of vaccination and asserted that when more vaccines become available and Jamaica become enough for the vaccine, then we encourage the citizens of the country to make arrangements to get immunized against the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prime Minister Andrew Holness further provided the information about how people get the vaccination and wrote, “People who need any help while scheduling the booster shot, contact the location in which you received your previous shot. If anyone need to get the booster shot in a location different from where the person received the previous shot, visit vaccination.moh.gov.jm or Call: 888-One-Love (663-5683)”.