Tags : AstraZeneca


Investigation into Korat man’s death after mixed vaccinations

NAKHON RATCHASIMA: An investigation has been launched into the death of a 39-year-old man a week after he received a second Covid-19 shot, with a different vaccine, in Bua Yai district. Supoj Prasarnchue, of Bua Yai district, died on Oct 7 at Bua Yai Hospital. He had been given a first dose, of Sinovac vaccine, […]Read More


Registrations for AstraZeneca booster shots for those with 2 Sinovac

The COVID-19 vaccination site at Bang Sue Grand station in Bangkok has announced that they will start providing AstraZeneca booster shots, for those who were already vaccinated with two doses of Sinovac before July 31st. Registrations will be open from this Thursday (October 7th) at 9am through mobile phone providers, and the vaccinations will start […]Read More


Thai Government Approves Proposal to Purchase COVID-19 Vaccines from Europe

BANGKOK (NNT) – Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has approved a Foreign Affairs Ministry proposal to purchase AstraZeneca and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines from Spain and Hungary. CCSA spokesman Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin said, under the plan, Thailand would purchase 165,000 AstraZeneca doses at 2.9 euros each and 2.78 million Pfizer doses at 15.5 euros […]Read More


Debate on which vaccine is the most effective against COVID

The third dose is at the center of the current debate on immunization campaigns in the richest and most advanced countries to protect their citizens from COVID-19. On the one hand, the scientific community mostly agrees that there is still no solid evidence to support the need for a booster shot in the general population. […]Read More


Sinovac-AstraZeneca vaccine cocktail main formula now, says official

Forget about getting two AstraZeneca shots. The main Covid-19 vaccine regimen for Thailand from now on is Sinovac-AstraZeneca, says a senior health official. The change has not been formally announced, but was discovered accidentally when a government hospital opened registrations for the wrong regimen and had to cancel them. Full story: Bangkok Post BANGKOK POST […]Read More


AstraZeneca-Pfizer vaccine mix to be employed from October

BANGKOK (NNT) – The committee handling emergency vaccination doses and sites, has decided that Thailand will begin mixing AstraZeneca and Pfizer doses starting in October. Deputy Director-General of the Department of Disease Control (DDC) Dr. Sophon Iamsirithavorn has advised that the Kingdom’s current mixed vaccination approach uses Sinovac for the first dose and AstraZeneca as […]Read More


Registration opens for expats in Phuket to receive Pfizer

PHUKET: Expats in Phuket who have not yet received a COVID-19 vaccination have been invited to register to be vaccinated by either AstraZeneca, Sinovac or Pfizer. The announcement came yesterday (Aug 27), not by Phuket officials, but instead via Bangkok Hospital Phuket. Full story: thephuketnews.com By The Phuket NewsRead More


AstraZeneca Confirms 61m Doses’ Delivery By December

BANGKOK, Aug 24 (TNA) – AstraZeneca has confirmed with Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha that it will deliver 61 million more doses of its COVID-19 vaccine by this December. Government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri said Pascal Claude Roland Soriot, chief executive officer of AstraZeneca, made the confirmation during his teleconference with the prime minister on health cooperation […]Read More