First batch of 560,000 Moderna vaccine doses to arrive in Thailand by Nov 5th
The first 560,000 doses of Moderna vaccine are expected in Thailand by November 5th, according to Zuellig Pharma (ZP) Therapeutics Company, the supplier and distributer of Moderna vaccine in Thailand.
In a statement issued today (Saturday), the company said it is ready to take delivery of the first batch of the mRNA vaccine, adding that it will have them distributed immediately.
The company also reconfirmed that at total of 1.9 million doses of the Moderna vaccine will be arriving in Thailand in the fourth quarter of this year, while the remaining 6.8 million doses, ordered by the Government Pharmaceutical Organization, will be delivered before the end of March next year.
To ensure a smooth and sufficient supply of the vaccine to Thailand, the company also said that it submitted documents, for the registration of the anti-COVID-19 Moderna manufacturing facility in the United States, to the Thai Food and Drug Administration (TFDA) on October 20th.
The company is closely monitoring the registration process and will notify all parties concerned as and when there is progress, according to the statement.