COVID-19 to be declared endemic by year’s end in Thailand

A nurse wearing face shield and mask during COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in April 2020.

A nurse wearing face shield and mask during COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in April 2020. Photo: UN Women Asia and the Pacific / flickr. CC BY-NC-ND 2.0.




The Public Health Ministry plans to declare Covid-19 an endemic disease by the end of this year, using its own criteria and with or without World Health Organization confirmation.

Health permanent secretary Kiattiphum Wongrajit announced the intention after a meeting of the ministry’s National Communicable Disease Committee on Thursday.

Full article: Bangkok Post

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