AZ to be main vaccine for unvaccinated, Pfizer used as booster for those with two AZ jabs
Thailand’s Disease Control Department (DCD) has unveiled its vaccination regimen for the month of January for unvaccinated over 18s and those who have appointments for second doses and those who want booster shots.
People over 18, who have not yet been vaccinated, will receive the AstraZeneca vaccine for the first and second doses, AstraZeneca and Pfizer or Sinovac and AstraZeneca for the first and second doses.
Unvaccinated 12 to 17 year olds will receive two doses of Pfizer.
Those who have made advance appointments for their second dose are required to show up at the appointed date and time.
For those who want booster shots, the vaccination regiment is as follows:
- Those who were inoculated with Sinovac and AstraZeneca in August through October will be given AstraZeneca as booster shots.
- Those who have received two AstraZeneca doses in August through October will be administered with Pfizer as booster shots.
- Those who have received two doses of Sinovac or Sinopharm vaccines will be given an AstraZeneca booster doses.
- Those who were infected and want a booster shot will be given AstraZeneca vaccine doses