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Dengue vaccine for children to be available in two years

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BANGKOK, 25 July 2014 (NNT) – A dengue fever vaccine for children will become available in no more than two years, according to the National Vaccine Institute.

Dr. Sophon Mekthon, the director-general of the Department of Disease Control, said on Thursday at the 6th National Vaccine Conference in Bangkok that Thailand has gained global acceptance for its ability to provide basic vaccinations for more than 90% of its targeted population. Thailand has also been seen as being among ASEAN member countries that possess ‘vaccine integrity’.

Read more: NNT


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