Guantanamo Prisoners Now Getting COVID-19 Vaccine

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All Americans sixteen and older are now eligible for coronavirus vaccines and so too are the prisoners at Guantanamo bay a senior defense official tells the AP all forty man held at the detention center in Cuba can start getting the vaccine as soon as today that comes months after plans to vaccinate them were put aside immediate outrage since many Americans at the time were not eligible for the shots there have not been any known covert nineteen cases among the fifteen hundred people who run the facility nor the prisoners awaiting clued nine eleven attack mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed the pandemic's halted work crime trials for him and for others for more than a year Sager mag ani Washington

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