Government rushing to find more vaccines for Thais as COVID surges

 Government rushing to find more vaccines for Thais as COVID surges

COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca. Photo: AstraZeneca Thailand.



As the number of new COVID-19 cases surges this month, the government is rushing to find more vaccines for Thais. On Friday (April 16), Prime Minister General Prayut Chan-o-cha took it upon himself to list the various vaccine brands Thailand is currently trying to procure.

Prayut declared the government had already made a move for Russia’s Sputnik V, China’s Convidecia and Sinopharm’s vaccines, India’s Covaxin, and the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine. Now, Thailand must wait to find out whether the manufacturers will agree to provide supplies amid the huge global demand for COVID vaccines.

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By Thai PBS World



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