Jamaica is looking to Cuba, China and India in a bid to procure COVID-19 vaccines, after accusing rich nations of "hoarding" the inoculations, reported Bloomberg.
Health minister Christopher Tufton said Jamaica might not get its first batch of vaccines under the WHO co-led COVAX facility until April, making it necessary to look beyond the program.
Jamaica will enter bilateral talks with other states to try to speed up the inoculation of its people, Tufton added.
Earlier this week, the Caricom bloc of Caribbean nations called for a global summit to discuss drug distribution and said it was concerned about "inequitable access to vaccines."
Meanwhile, Venezuela recently said it would run trials of the Cuban vaccine known as Soberana 2.