Prime Minister Gaston Browne fears that AstraZeneca vaccines obtained under the COVAX facility may expire.
He says this is based on the slow uptake rate.
PM Browne says he remains hopeful that residents will make themselves available to take the vaccines.
Meantime, Browne has defended the government’s decision to pay residents to take the first jab of the vaccine.
He says the only argument that should be made is that EC$ 50 is too low and that it should be increased to $100.
Listen to Browne speak on the issue of vaccination on Pointe FM yesterday:
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