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800,000 More Sinovac Doses to Arrive on March 20

COVID-19 vaccine vial and syringe

COVID-19 vaccine vial and syringe. Photo: Asian Development Bank / flickr. CC BY-NC 2.0.

BANGKOK, March 15 (TNA) – Additional 800,000 doses of Sinovac vaccine will arrive on March 20, said Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul.

After the vaccine shipment, the new lot will be verified and the inoculation will start right away.

The Government Pharmaceutical Organization (GPO) was assigned to order another five million doses of vaccines to meet the need in April and May before the locally –produced AstraZeneca will be ready for use in June.

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