Senior Thais and Expats Will Receive AstraZeneca Vaccine Shipped from Japan

Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine box

Oxford AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine box. Photo: CC0 1.0.

BANGKOK (NNT) – Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) says that senior Thais and foreigners based in Thailand will be given priority for the AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine, which arrived in the country from Japan on 9 July.

CCSA assistant spokeswoman Dr Apisamai Srirangsan said Thais and foreigners aged 60 or over and those with any of seven chronic diseases will be among the groups to receive the vaccine. Other recipients will be students, diplomats, athletes and people in need of inoculation before travelling overseas.

Full story: National News Bureau of Thailand

Reporter: Subhabhong Rarueysong,
Rewriter: Woraprat Lerpaisal
National News Bureau of Thailand

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