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Government supporting COVID-19 vaccine acquisition by private hospitals

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A hospitalman, prepares a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to be administered to a patient

A hospitalman, prepares a dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to be administered to a patient. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando) / U.S. Secretary of Defense. CC BY 2.0.


BANGKOK (NNT) – The Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has discussed acquiring alternative COVID-19 vaccines with the operators of private hospitals to further enhance public confidence in availability but has asked the public to continue to exercise preventative measures at this time.

Prime Minister Gen Prayut Chan-o-cha disclosed in a press conference today, following discussions with the Ministry of Public Health, medical councils and private hospitals, that many non-government facilities are still contending with obstacles in acquiring COVID-19 vaccines despite efforts by the government to ease the process, pointing out that much of the hindrance is due to foreign protocols.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Reporter: Praphorn Praphornkul,
Rewriter: Tarin Angskul
National News Bureau of Thailand


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