Ads by Google Ads by Google

covid-19 vaccine

Faimealelei Anthony Fu’e Allen
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — To assure the safety of American Samoans from the deadly COVID-19 virus when the first repatriation flight arrives in the territory next Monday, Feb. 1, 2020, Aua Representative Faimealelei Anthony Fu’e Allen has petitioned the House Speaker for a chance to send 200...
Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegoi in a facemask
Apia, SAMOA — Samoa is expecting to take delivery of Covid-19 vaccines as early as February and the rollout is estimated to follow soon after, the Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegoi has revealed. The Samoa Observer reports Tuilaepa was speaking during his weekly programme on Wednesday with...
First responders wait to get their vaccines.
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — First responders, healthcare workers and critical essential employees last week waited at the DoH Tafuna Community Health Center to get their Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. According to DoH once the person gets the shot, he/ she is monitored by a DoH physician any side-effects...
Gov. Lolo Matalasi Moliga receiving COVID-19 vaccine
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Governor Lolo Matalasi Moliga is the first in American Samoa to receive the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. He chose to receive the vaccine first as a show of confidence to our people to encourage them to consider taking the vaccine. The vaccine arrived Saturday on a weekly...
Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata getting vaccinated
Congresswoman Uifaatali Amata was given the vaccine Saturday, and she encourages people to take the vaccine as it becomes available. “It was not difficult and I have not felt sick,” Amata said. “I do think it’s the right thing for our people to do, so we can begin a return to more normal times.” In...
[l-r] Health Department Pharmacist, Dr. Francine Amoa; LBJ Medical Center Chief Executive Officer Faumuina John Faumuina and Health director Motusa Tuileama Nua
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — Individuals who are not eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine including a “special consideration” group of the population, such as pregnant women, were among other issues that surfaced during a news conference earlier this week where health officials shared local...
Foreign Minister Nanaia Mahuta
Wellington, NEW ZEALAND — The New Zealand government has secured another two vaccines, enough for every New Zealander and its Pacific partners, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced to the media on Thursday (NZ time). $75M IN SUPPORT FOR PACIFIC PARTNERS Foreign Affairs Minister Nanaia Mahuta...
LBJ Medical Center Chief Executive Officer, Faumuina John Faumuina (left) and Health director Motusa Tuileama Nua (right)
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The government’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Task Force co-chairmen, LBJ Medical Center Chief Executive Officer, Faumuina John Faumuina and Health director Motusa Tuileama Nua were accompanied by medical personnel from the task force during a news conference yesterday...
Pfizer employees clap after line workers finished packing boxes of vaccine
KALAMAZOO, Michigan (AP) — The first shipments of a COVID-19 vaccine for widespread use in the United States headed Sunday from Michigan to distribution centers across the country, with the first shots expected to be given in the coming week to health care workers and at nursing homes. Shipments of...
Director of Health, Motusa Tuileama Nua
Pago Pago, AMERICAN SAMOA — The first shipment of Covid-19 vaccines is due in American Samoa this week with details surrounding its distribution expected from health authorities shortly.  Director of Health, Motusa Tuileama Nua, said a press conference would be called soon to publicize the...

Pages