Seafarer Vaccination Numbers Improve, But Challenges Remain

The percentage of seafarers who have received a full course of a COVID-19 vaccine is improving, according to the latest numbers released by the Neptune Declaration's crew change tracker. As of September, about 22 percent of the world's 1.4 million seafarers have been vaccinated, up from 15 percent in August. The number varies regionally, but it represents a considerable overall improvement from early this year. 

Government-backed programs are ramping up, and the cause has won backing from the...

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