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Hon Penn urges the unvaccinated to take the jab

- said vaccines have proven to be very effective in reducing infection rates
On June 9, 2022, the Territory's Epidemiological Summary reported that 18, 053 persons in the territory are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus while 1,312 are partially vaccinated. Photo: GIS/File
Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) says with the relaxation of local public health measures relating to COVID-19, the local economy will continue to rebound. Photo: VINO/File
Minister for Health and Social Development, Hon Marlon A. Penn (R8) says with the relaxation of local public health measures relating to COVID-19, the local economy will continue to rebound. Photo: VINO/File
Hon Marlon A. Penn said as the VI moves from emergency mode to a more sustainable management of COVID-19, people must remain vigilant and prepared. Photo: GIS/Facebook
Hon Marlon A. Penn said as the VI moves from emergency mode to a more sustainable management of COVID-19, people must remain vigilant and prepared. Photo: GIS/Facebook
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI– Minister for Health and Social Development Honourable Marlon A. Penn (R8) says with the relaxation of local public health measures relating to COVID-19, the local economy will continue to rebound.

He has; however, appealed to persons who have not yet received COVID-19 vaccines to take the jab in order to protect themselves and their loved ones.

“Vaccines have proven to be very effective in reducing infection rates and severe disease, and they continue to be administered at designated healthcare facilities – thanks to donations from the United Kingdom government. I am urging those persons who haven't gotten vaccinated, to do so,” he said on June 13, 2022.

Hon Penn said persons must also take special care to safeguard seniors, the chronically ill and other vulnerable persons as the tertiary moves into more sustainable management of the COVID-19 pandemic.

On June 9, 2022, the Territory's Epidemiological Summary reported that 18, 053 persons in the territory are fully vaccinated against the coronavirus while 1,312 are partially vaccinated.

VI moving to sustaibanle management of COVID-19 

Meanwhile, the Minister added that Cabinet also stood down the Health Emergency Operations Centre, while noting that the Acting Chief Medical Officer will maintain overall responsibility for COVID-19 monitoring, planning, and reporting.

“We owe a collective debt of gratitude to the hardworking members of the HEOC team, including our recently retired CMO, Dr. Irad Potter, and the many professionals working behind the scenes. Their expertise, dedication, and professionalism have served this Territory with distinction.”

Hon Penn said as the VI moves from emergency mode to a more sustainable management of COVID-19, people must remain vigilant and prepared.

“New variants can emerge and spread fast, and it may become necessary to reinstate certain measures that have been relaxed – the pandemic is not yet over.

With the phased relaxation of Public Health measures and legal restrictions, he said various sectors of our economy and society will continue to rebound as we transition further into the recovery phase of this pandemic.

Hon Penn added that by banding together, the VI has overcome extraordinary challenges, and by God’s grace we will face the future with hope.

30 Responses to “Hon Penn urges the unvaccinated to take the jab ”

  • Vampires (14/06/2022, 11:40) Like (86) Dislike (16) Reply
    Same demons just a different face. The COVID fear is over, whether you believed in it or not. Many people aren’t phased by Covid anymore just let it go.
    • To Vampires (14/06/2022, 12:19) Like (10) Dislike (49) Reply
      Well, maybe the “Covid fear is over” for some. But it sure looks like the kind of Idiocy you speak is far from over.
      Why don’t YOU “just let it go”?!
  • Pahahahah (14/06/2022, 12:13) Like (62) Dislike (16) Reply
    Joke of the day.
    Ayo looking company. No thanks I like being on the sidelines watching all the side effects emerge just like we said they would. And let's not even start on the fact that the jabbed are getting reinfected over and over again, no matter what number jab you are on. Vaccine you say!? Do explain how...we can all now agree...1. It does not stop infection. 2. It's does not stop spread to other. 3. It does not stop hospitalization. 4. It does not stop death.
    "Are we that stupid, or do they just think we are?"
    • To Phahahaha (14/06/2022, 15:33) Like (4) Dislike (63) Reply
      Looks like you’re, at least, that stubborn (if not stupid)!
      It may not prevent the spread of infection, but it does curtail it. And It DOES curtail infections, hospitalizations AND deaths!
      And all the side effects you speak of? Garbage!
      I as well as most of my family and all of my friends have received both initial vaccines and booster shots. We have all remained well. And, except for sore injection sites, no side effects.
      This thing continues because not enough people were vaccinated in the first place, which led to more and more mutated versions of the Corona virus.
      • Really (14/06/2022, 17:08) Like (37) Dislike (2) Reply
        Do you hear how stupid you sound? I need to be vaccinated to protect you,so why did you get the shot if it doesn't stop you hmmm. Blah blah blah. Many will be deceived book of revelations. You see all the diseases coming from the vaccine WOW
      • Pahahahah (14/06/2022, 17:08) Like (28) Dislike (5) Reply
        Sounds like you're still stuck on CNN BBC NBC and all the other lying mainstream media outlets.

        Go look at some statistics and scientific data. Better yet produce some to prove me wrong....I'll wait. I can't be bothered educating you fools anymore, it's obvious you're highly juiced and will say anything to defend taking an experimental injection that has a 12% effectiveness (and yes, this is a proven scientific fact!).

        I dare you to even produce scientific evidence for the benefit of wearing a mask.

        You set of inoculated, brainwashed dummies.
      • @ to pahahahah (14/06/2022, 17:10) Like (27) Dislike (0) Reply
        You didn't comment on the reinfection though lol...how many times have you had the virus to which you are double jabbed and busted against lol. Clown.
        • @ pahahahah (14/06/2022, 23:36) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
          U also forget to mention to the idiots how they double triple yet afraid of the virus scared to death of the unvaccinated
          When both groups get the darn thing.
  • Jab What?? (14/06/2022, 12:32) Like (40) Dislike (8) Reply
    Hon. Penn guh siddung!!
  • Really (14/06/2022, 13:02) Like (20) Dislike (0) Reply
    What I can see is the vaccine is really working for the agenda 21. You see how many people are dying before this Vaccine came
    • @ Really (14/06/2022, 17:24) Like (21) Dislike (0) Reply
      All of a sudden kidney patients have been dying.

      Have to wonder if they took the vaccine.
  • Wait (14/06/2022, 13:32) Like (55) Dislike (5) Reply
    Isn’t this pandemic being treated as a flu
    Why is most countries saying endemic
    I am not taking any shot it’s my body sorry
    I don’t you to urge me to do anything concerning my body....
    • To wait (14/06/2022, 15:39) Like (0) Dislike (28) Reply
      This pandemic was not “treated as a flu” because it was a new virus to man (that’s why it was name the “novel” coronavirus) Man’s immune system had never dealt with it before. I hope you wear a good sealing mask, if you are older or immune compromised or around people who are, especially since you are not planning on getting vaccinated.
      Take care!
  • resident (14/06/2022, 13:32) Like (29) Dislike (4) Reply
    Give it up bro its over
  • Listen (14/06/2022, 13:38) Like (23) Dislike (2) Reply
    So yesterday he told us No more mark, it will be our choice. now you saying get the Vaccine. well ill keep wearing my mask thank you.

  • Reducing what (14/06/2022, 13:38) Like (16) Dislike (9) Reply
    Infection rates ?
    Wow let me enlighten you how many fully tripled vaccinated persons got numerous infections
    Very ill
    Hospitalized died etc.
    It’s a pity for individuals who doesn’t have that knowledge or knows of any entire household fully vac and suffered and died
    Oh before u come here to say other or bout they prob was vaccinated late they was the first set of persons to go in the rain and stand up and get it.
    • @reducing what (14/06/2022, 14:55) Like (8) Dislike (22) Reply
      But they didnt so stop spreading your lies. The vaccines have saved millions of lives gloabally. A tiny percenatage of people had averse reaction, the majority benefitted.
      • Really (14/06/2022, 16:12) Like (25) Dislike (3) Reply
        Any chemicals into the body causes chemicals reactions so vaccine aren't good. All these sicknesses in kids and you still believe in vaccine. The mRNA biotech weapon vaccine switches your God given DNA so how is that good
      • @@ reducing what (14/06/2022, 23:42) Like (16) Dislike (0) Reply
        Don’t think there’s anyone who doesn’t know what happened to my relatives
        How dare u come here accusing me of telling lies
        There are many that took the jab and was ok there are also many that took it and wasn’t ok my relatives fell in that bracket
        I beg u go to the bush and hide from the unvaccinated and better yet Covid the big bad wolf.
        Go lineup for more shots and still hide from COVID...
  • statistics has shown (14/06/2022, 14:47) Like (17) Dislike (0) Reply
    That nearly every minister of health in the BVI has lost their seat, I will go back as far as Alred Frett, Ethlyn Smith, Dancia Sallah and Ronnie Skelton
  • Peaches (14/06/2022, 15:12) Like (25) Dislike (4) Reply
    Hon. Marlon, you seem all mixed up. You came on yesterday saying basically that the PLANDEMIC is over, hence the reason that the government is dropping the mask mandates. For people that are being infected, their symptoms are very mild. Then you ended by saying take vaccine? People like me are not fools. Please stop! Stop! ah beg you. Even Dr. Faucci can't go on any longer with these lies and he has stopped. Just take those dangerous vaccines to the incinerator and burn them, please. Ah beg you. Your cousin Carvin did enough damage and where is he now? Ah beg you, leave that vaccine talk alone and move on to the famine that is approaching. We have enough bush here to cure us when we get sick. Please stop the charade. IT'S OVER!!
  • NICK (14/06/2022, 15:30) Like (25) Dislike (1) Reply
    Even the Us President who was on the front line pushing this vaccine thing, changed his agenda and stopped the vaccine talk. Why mr minister?. Is it because you are a new commer?
    • @NICK (14/06/2022, 18:16) Like (21) Dislike (1) Reply
      He is being controlled by his puppet master. Whatever his puppet master says to push he will push. Makes you wonder if he has a brain of his own.
  • Man... (14/06/2022, 19:25) Like (16) Dislike (0) Reply
    Strooops He can urge all he want I am not taking no darn JAB. I thought this urging people to take COVID vaccine is over and and done with strooops????
  • Agenda 21 protocol (15/06/2022, 10:42) Like (15) Dislike (0) Reply
    Penn is following what the then Premier Signed on to with the UN.
    SDG 3 aspires to ensure health and well-being for all, including a bold commitment to end the epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria and other communicable diseases by 2030. It also aims to achieve universal health coverage, and provide access to safe and effective medicines and vaccines for all.
    In actuality, this is a cover for population management.
    Taking the jab is like Russian roulette, some batches are more toxic than others hence why some see side effects sooner than others. Eventually though and it's showing already a sick and a population dropping like flies at random. The Trojan horse medication will slowly chip away at society, along with war, food shortage, and other things to come. If one is not prepared spiritually, mentally, etc you won't know what hit you. People are being so Naive and bitter because they took part in a failed experiment. I know 3 to 4 of my colleagues have had heart issues since they took it, call me a liar all you want but these are the so-called rare side effects that are popping up all over the globe. Do the math and that small percentage becomes millions. I think the people that took it, some are very inconsiderate to persons affected by the jab and to families that lost loved ones because of it. Anyhow that's my 2 cents.
  • Hmmmm (15/06/2022, 22:35) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    lol i predict right after festival we going right back into it for a bit
  • stop (16/06/2022, 11:17) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    THE WILL OF THE WICKED IS REAL THE PEOPLE THAT ARE THERE FOR US ARE FAILING US MISERABLY
  • Listen! (16/06/2022, 11:28) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hon. Minister; Something got to take everyone of us out, but for me it is not going to me the JAB. Then again one of those vaccine company was asked to release the side effects and it was not good about it. why would you want blood on your hands.
  • Future vaccinations (18/06/2022, 15:22) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Hon. Penn, there will be no need to urge people to take a vaccine in the future. There is some research that started in 1999 that has apparently been very successful in animal testing. This research means that when (yes, when) a new outbreak of some radical virus that some lab somewhere in the world is playing around with happens, they will be able to manage the spread a lot more efficiently. What could possibly go wrong?

    Here is an article about that research: https://brownstone.org/articles/contagious-vaccines-a-warning/
  • Deception lmfao (19/06/2022, 03:12) Like (0) Dislike (1) Reply
    Sheeps will always be Brainwash and deceived, cause all they do is FOLLOW and do as their TOLD, they don't study or investigate nothing for themselves, LAZY & WUTLISS, I live in England and Covid is not an issue, yall still taking Jabs Wow, how stupid and dumb can u be, ppl who fully vax are still dieing and getting so call covid, so what's da point, they will fool and catch many, MARLON YOUR A SELLOUT, which part of EAST END/PHARAM TOWN U FROM...


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