Friday 10 July, 2020

Education Ministry stands by position on vaccination of children

Education Minister Anthony Garcia is standing by the statements made by the Minister of Health Terrence Deyalsingh surrounding the vaccination and immunization of children across Trinidad and Tobago.

The Education Ministry, in a statement said, misinformation has been shared on social media surrounding the administration of the measles vaccine alluding to complications for children after receiving the vaccination.

The Ministry is reminding parents that for the entry of a child into primary school they must be fully vaccinated.

Principals are also being reminded that an immunization record must be presented by all parents during registration.

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