LISTEN: Mask mandate remains until herd immunity is achieved, says PM Browne

Mask making in Antigua and Barbuda began in April 2020

Prime Minister Gaston Browne has hinted that there could be further relaxation of COVID-19 measures including the curfew when 50 per cent of the population is fully vaccinated.

However, Browne says it would take herd immunity to do away with the mask mandate.

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  1. Herd immunity cannot be achieved with these vaccines alone because they do not prevent infection. Naturally acquired immunity can help the country get to herd immunity, because it confers robust, broad spectrum, long lived immunity. That’s what should be happening with the younger, healthy population rather than trying to vaccinate them.

  2. On point Sugarapple. This Pfizer experimental jab is killing children all over the world. 93 Israeli doctors objected to this intention to jab kids this way.
    The doctors said: ‘We believe that not even a handful of children should be endangered through mass vaccination against a disease not dangerous to them . . .

    ‘Furthermore, it cannot be ruled out that the vaccine will have long-term adverse effects that have not yet been discovered at this time, including on growth, reproductive system or fertility . . .

    ‘The increasingly prevalent opinion within the scientific community is that the vaccine cannot lead to herd immunity, therefore there is currently no “altruistic” justification for vaccinating children to protect at-risk populations.’
    Enough said. Let a word to the wise be sufficient.

  3. I give up, I blame the teachers for not teaching our kids basic science. Most of the students are now adults and are either antivaxers or earth flaters.

  4. @Sugarapple , we need more people like you sharing valuable information. How long g will the Pfizer protect the kids for, they already taking about a 3rd dose and sooner we will hear about a 4th jab.

    How many kids have died from the virus?

    How many kids have suffered from receiving g the vaccine?

    Is it worth it? I hope our health authorities, sorry our acting health authorities, that is, the politicians can answer.

  5. Gaston, you are smarter than this, ot are you? Wash your mouth of heard immunity, you should know it is impossible with these vaccine we have in the world. Stop saying that, follow the science, we need to protect ourselves from over running our poor critical care system, enough said. Just take the jab and help out your brother. Keep the mask until you feel right about taking them off. You lie to the people, and you lose them.

  6. not herd immunity more like herd vaccination. all when one is vaccinated fully they still can contract and also spread the virus. so the mask mandate still have to be in play. tell me how does this ‘ vaccine help people that are asymptomatic?

  7. Being Fake. To fake intelligence is by trying to prove it. These Nayseyers they don’t think of the future. They don’t apply their own principle. They have no critical thinking. They are dramatic and have difficulties with relationships. They listen less speak more. Spreading nonsensical comments and falsehoods. They exhibit envy to others. They are classic ignoramouses and Nesciences. I will strongly they protect themselves from this deadly Virus and pray they don’t infect their love one’s. Please read the book of Proverbs 2:6, 1 Corinthians 14:38 and Hosea 4:1. Please stop spreading misinformation and dumbing others with nonsense. Goodness… Gracious…What world are you living in? Your behavior is reprehensible. Don’t protect yourself but leave others to save their own lives.

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