As many in the global community, including the Caribbean community in New York, express fear, reluctance or hesitance about taking the COVID-19 vaccine, some Caribbean-born physicians are urging community members to take the vaccine when it becomes available.
In exclusive interviews with Caribbean Life earlier this week, at least three Caribbean physicians — a Trinidadian, a Guyanese and a Vincentian – said taking the vaccine is the right and judicious thing to do.
“It’s important that people take the vaccine,” said Dr. Yolande Thomas-Badal, a Trinidadian-born internist and Emergency Room physician at Interfaith Medical Center in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn, who took the COVID-19 vaccine at her hospital on Friday.
Registered Nurse, Diana Maldonado, at Interfaith Medical Center, administers Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine to Dr. Yolande Thomas-Badal on Dec. 18. Sign up for our COVID-19 newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest coronavirus news throughout New York City
As many in the global community, including the Caribbean community in New York, […]
Make a Donation
BK Reader is brought to you for free daily. Please consider supporting independent local news by making a donation here. Whether it is $1 or $100, no donation is too big or too small!