Booster with Pfizer after 2 Sinovac jabs generates more antibodies, but immunity drops faster

Antibody levels, generated by two jabs of Sinovac vaccine and a booster shot of AstraZeneca, is relatively lower than two Sinovac jabs and a booster of Pfizer vaccine, but the…

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Health minister denies Thailand rejected 1m dose Pfizer vaccine donation offered by US

Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul has denied a report that Thailand failed to respond to a US government offer to donate an additional one million doses of the Pfizer mRNA…

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To boost or not to boost: The pros and cons of getting a third COVID shot

With the government offering a free booster dose from September 24 and the paid option of the Moderna vaccine available soon, millions of Thais are thinking hard about whether or…

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AZ boosters for those who got 2 Sinovac jabs from March to May to begin on Sep 24

People who received two doses of the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine between March and May this year will be the first to be eligible for AstraZeneca booster shots, starting next Friday…

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COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, zoning maintained until end of September

Thailand’s Centre for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), chaired by Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, has decided to maintain the 9pm to 4am curfew, the Executive Decree and all existing lockdown restrictions,…

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Empty vials of vaccines by Pfizer-BioNTech and AstraZeneca against COVID-19 (Photo by Christof STACHE / AFP)

Fever, dizziness, nausea common side effects of “Mix & Match” of Sinovac then AZ vaccine shots

Fever, headache, dizziness, and nausea are the most common side effects of the “mix and match” vaccine approach of using Sinovac then AstraZeneca shots, according to the Thailand’s Public Health…

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Thai PM defends government’s handling of pandemic 3rd day of censure debate

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha defended his government’s performance in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic today (Thursday), the third day of the no confidence debate against him and five other…

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Public Health defends ‘Mix & Match’ vaccination approach with Sinovac

Vaccination with the first dose being of the Sinovac inactivated virus vaccine, followed by the second dose using the AstraZeneca viral vector vaccine is the standard for vaccination for Thai…

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Health minister defends Sinovac vaccine, as MPs question its efficacy, price

The government’s alleged COVID-19 vaccine mismanagement, from the procurement initially relying on just the Chinese-made Sinovac and the UK’s AstraZeneca to their distribution and use, were contentious issues in a…

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“Mix & Match” with Sinovac then AstraZeneca implemented for those 18+

Director of the Emergency Health Hazard Division of Thailand’s Disease Control Department, Dr. Chawetsan Namwat, has announced new vaccination plans. People aged 18 and over, including those aged 60 and…

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Sinovac shot first then AstraZeneca yields better results than 2 shots of Sinovacs

A Mix and Match approach in which a Sinovac vaccine shot is administered as the first jab, followed by AstraZeneca as the second jab yields better results against the Delta…

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Thailand’s slow procurement of jabs and revival of ‘vaccine diplomacy’

The government’s slow vaccine procurement has left Thailand lagging behind many countries – including its own neighbors – in the global race for COVID-19 jabs, say critics. The economic think…

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10 million vaccine doses to be distributed in Thailand in August

10 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines, mainly AstraZeneca and Sinovac, will be distributed across Thailand in August, with Bangkok receiving 1.25 million, according to the Public Health Ministry. The vaccines…

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Bottles of the Sinovac vaccine are seen at a hospital, as Indonesia drives mass vaccination for the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Jakarta, Indonesia, January 21, 2021. REUTERS/Willy Kurniawan

Antibodies from Sinovac’s COVID-19 shot fade after about 6 months, booster helps – study

BEIJING (Reuters) – Antibodies triggered by Sinovac Biotech’s COVID–19 vaccine declined below a key threshold from around six months after a second dose for most recipients, although a third shot had a strong booster effect, according to a Chinese study. Chinese researchers reported the…

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AstraZeneca and Pfizer to be used as booster doses for Thai medics – DDC

The AstraZeneca vaccine will be used as a third, booster dose for medical personnel before the arrival of the Pfizer vaccine, after which both will be used, according to Thailand’s…

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13 million AstraZeneca and Sinovac vaccine doses to be administered in Thailand by end of August

8 million doses of AstraZeneca vaccine and 5 million doses of Sinovac vaccine are being administered through to the end of August 2021, while 15.38 million doses, mainly of the…

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Senior Thai lung expert defends Sinovac vaccine against “biased” criticism

Secretary-General of “Action on Smoking” and Health Foundation Professor Dr. Prakit Vathesatogkit has come to the defence of the Chinese-made Sinovac vaccine, saying that the negative criticism of the vaccine…

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50 million more doses of Pfizer vaccine, more Moderna expected to be purchased

50 million more doses of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine and an unspecified amount of Moderna vaccine are likely to be purchased by Thailand, to address the continual surge in infections and…

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Thais unconvinced by govt’s unique mix-and-match jab policy

Like many Thais, veteran journalist Wichit Chaitrong had been looking forward to getting a government-provided COVID-19 jab for months – but not anymore. He changed his mind after hearing the…

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BioNTech produces 10 times more antibodies than Sinovac: Hong Kong study

Hong Kong, China (AFP) – People who received BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine had ten times the amount of antibodies than those given China’s Sinovac, a Hong Kong study has shown, adding to growing…

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Thailand’s continued efforts to bring in vaccines

Since last October Ministry for Foreign Affairs has held consultations with allies and friends to ensure that they will be able to provide vaccines if need be, according to the…

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WHO not opposed to Thailand’s decision to “mix and match” types of COVID-19 vaccines

A World Health Organization representative says the WHO is not against Thailand’s decision to use a “mix and match” vaccination approach, whereby a shot of AstraZeneca vaccine is administered after…

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Are Pfizer shots the cure for Thailand’s COVID crisis?

Despite being the most talked about and sought-after vaccine in Thailand, not a single dose of Pfizer-BioNTech has been administered here to date. The Pfizer jab’s efficacy is impressively high…

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Malaysia shuts Covid vaccination center after 200 workers infected

A Malaysian coronavirus vaccination center was temporarily closed Tuesday after more than 200 workers tested positive for Covid-19, authorities said, as the country’s cases set a new daily record. The…

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Mix and match vaccinations can boost immunity effectively, faster – Dr. Yong

The “Mix and Match” vaccination practice, in which a shot of a whole virus vaccine is followed by a shot of a vector vaccine, can boost immunity, according to prominent…

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AstraZeneca to be 2nd dose after Sinovac 1st dose, booster for medics

On Monday, Thailand’s National Communicable Disease Committee (NCDC) approved the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine as a second dose for people who have already received just their first dose of…

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Thailand receives 1.05 million doses of AstraZeneca donated by Japan

Thailand received 1.05 million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine on Monday, donated by the Japanese government, amid difficulties in local production of the vaccine by the Thai firm Siam Bioscience,…

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How Thai government’s management of COVID crisis may land it in hot soup

Government critics and opposition politicians are campaigning for people impacted by COVID-19 and the associated restrictions to sue the state for compensation over the damage caused. They say the government,…

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Thai government still betting big on Sinovac as public faith erodes

In order to boost public confidence in Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul took the first jab in Thailand on February 28. The Chinese vaccine has since become…

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Thai study finds 2 doses of Sinovac can’t beat Delta variant, AstraZeneca can

Inoculation with two doses of China’s Sinovac vaccine can boost the neutralizing antibody level to 80-90% and provide immunity to the Alpha variant of the COVID-19 virus to some extent,…

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Thai doctors’ group submits petition to Parliament calling for mRNA vaccines

A group of doctors, who call themselves “Mor Mai Thon” (Doctors won’t take it anymore) submitted its petition, bearing 215,409 signatures collected on change.org, to Thailand’s House of Representatives today…

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Thai netizens push for inoculation of medics with Pfizer following leaked document on vaccine

Thai netizens are pushing for vaccination of medical personnel with the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine, following the online circulation of a leaked internal government document, stating that Thailand will receive 1.5 million…

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Experts call for Thai government to procure mRNA vaccines instead of Sinovac

The Infectious Disease Association of Thailand (IDAT) is calling on the Thai government to procure mRNA COVID-19 vaccines, instead of China’s Sinovac, citing concerns over the Chinese vaccine’s efficacy against…

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Gel-like substance found in 110 bottles of Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine

As many as 110 bottles of Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine have been found to contain a lump of transparent gel, which did not go away after being shaken. It is believed…

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Sinovac vaccine has 71-91% efficacy against COVID-19 Alpha variant – MOPH

Thailand’s Public Health Ministry announced the results of a real world study of the efficacy of the Chinese-made Sinovac vaccine conducted in Thailand today (Monday), showing that two doses of…

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Will booster jab offer better protection against variants?

Although only about 10 percent of Thailand’s adult population has had a COVID-19 jab so far, moves to find “booster” doses are already underway. Only two brands of vaccine are…

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Two doses of Sinovac can stop spread of COVID-19 – National Vaccine Institute

About 95% of those who have received two doses of the Sinovac vaccine have developed an immune response which prevents the spread of SARS-CoV-2, or COVID-19, according to research jointly…

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2 million more Sinovac vaccine doses arrive in Thailand Wednesday

Two million more doses of China’s Sinovac vaccine arrived in Thailand today (Wednesday), bringing the total of vaccine delivered from China to the country to 10.5 million doses, according to…

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Over 700 volunteers join mixed vaccine use research project in Thailand

More than 700 people have volunteered to join a research project, initiated by Thailand’s well known virologist Dr. Yong Poovorawan, of the Faculty of Medicine at Chulalongkorn University, to study…

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Million more doses of AstraZeneca delivered, 2 million more Sinovac doses due next week

One million more doses of AstraZeneca vaccine were delivered to Thailand’s Public Health Ministry today (Friday), which will be distributed across Thailand later today or tomorrow, according to Public Health…

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420,000 more vaccine doses allocated to Bangkok, postponed appointments prioritised

The Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has been allocated 420,000 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine, in addition to about 500,000 doses previously provided, according to the BMA’s health office yesterday (Thursday). Priority…

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6.5 million doses of vaccine to be distributed across the country by July 2 – DDC

The Disease Control Department reassured the public today (Monday) that 6.5 million more doses of vaccines will be distributed across the country by this month, or July 2nd the latest,…

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A health worker administers a dose of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 coronavirus vaccine inside the Central World shopping mall in Bangkok on June 7, 2021, as mass vaccine rollouts begin in Thailand. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Thailand’s mass vaccination drive stutters off the start line with more hurdles ahead

Thais are experiencing déjà vu amid fear of vaccine shortages, confusion about free vaccination, and authorities’ empty assurances. Events in the run-up to the second week of nationwide mass vaccination…

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A guide to Thailand’s 3 vaccination paths    

Adults in Thailand, including foreign expats, now have three paths to COVID-19 vaccination, getting a free shot through government schemes, getting a free shot arranged by the private sector, or…

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Confusion reigns as Thailand’s 3 million expats wait for their shots

Many government figures have announced that all 3 million of Thailand’s foreign residents can join the mass COVID-19 vaccine drive, provided they check arrangements before popping up at inoculation venues…

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1 million more Sinovac doses to arrive in Thailand this Thursday

Permanent Secretary of Thailand’s Public Health Ministry, Dr. Kiattiphum Wongrajit, said today (Tuesday) that this Thursday, 1 million more doses of Sinovac will be imported into Thailand, while there will…

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Pre-registered vaccine recipients’ appointments cancelled before inoculations began today

A number of pre-registered vaccine recipients received phone calls late this morning (Monday), notifying them of the cancellation of their vaccination appointments, with no new appointment being made. All those…

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Guide to getting ready for your COVID-19 jab

Today (June 7) marks the first day of the government’s long-planned nationwide COVID-19 vaccination rollout for priority groups: the elderly and people with seven underlying health conditions that make them more…

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Research on mixed use of Sinovac and AstraZeneca vaccines to be conducted at Chulalongkorn University

The Centre of Excellence in Clinical Virology of Chulalongkorn University’ Faculty of Medicine is to launch a research on the mixed use of Sinovac and Oxford-AstraZeneca vaccines, to be followed…

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1.1 million doses of COVID vaccines being distributed, another million for Bangkok alone

The Public Health Ministry has allocated 1.1 million doses of Sinovac and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines for use across the country, with Bangkok getting a million this month alone, due to…

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COVID-19 vaccines update

Full coverage on COVID-19 vaccines reports. May 29, 2021: A closer look at Sinopharm, Thailand’s first alternative vaccine A closer look at Sinopharm, Thailand’s first alternative vaccine A vaccine developed…

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Sinovac and AstraZeneca vaccines producing high antibody levels – SICRES

The immune response in those inoculated with either the Sinovac or AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines produce high levels of antibodies, similar to those in people who have recovered from the infection,…

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A medical staff member injects a dose of the AstraZeneca/Oxford vaccine into the arm of a man from the Klong Toey community at a school in Bangkok on May 4, 2021. (Photo by Lillian SUWANRUMPHA / AFP)

Thailand’s AstraZeneca plan stumbles again as third wave rises

In October last year, the government chose the AstraZeneca vaccine as its main weapon against COVID-19. However, arming itself with AstraZeneca shots has proved difficult, and it now looks like…

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Military personnel in protective suit disinfect a school in Ubon Ratchatani province to prevent the spread of the Covid-19 coronavirus on May 21, 2021. (Photo by Handout / ROYAL THAI ARMY / AFP)

Know your enemy: Getting to grips with the COVID variants attacking Thailand 

In the space of a few months, three variant COVID-19 viruses have been detected in Thailand, the British, the Indian, and the South African. While health authorities insist that mass…

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Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha receiving his second AstraZeneca jab – Thaikufah Facebook page

PM Prayut promotes confidence in Sinovac and AstraZeneca vaccines

Thai Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha is promoting public confidence in the Sinovac and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines, the two brands currently being administered in Thailand. While receiving his second dose of…

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All eyes on China’s Sinovac – Thailand’s vaccine choice for emergency

Sinovac’s COVID-19 vaccine is coming under greater public scrutiny as the Thai government procures millions more doses. Thailand has already imported 6 million doses of the vaccine – also known…

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1.5 million Sinovac doses arrive in Thailand today, 3 million more in June

Another 1.5 million doses of the Sinovac COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Thailand from China today (Thursday), making 6 million doses delivered so far, according to the Chinese Embassy in Bangkok….

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The Covid-19 vaccine: should I get the shot or not?

Nine individuals talk about their reasons for getting the vaccine and their hesitancy for doing so. They also share their vaccination experience Whether or not to be vaccinated is one…

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Statement from the 2nd year student committee, Faculty of Nursing Thammasat University after student nurses suffered side effects from Sinovac vaccine

Nine student nurses suffer side effects after Sinovac vaccination

Nine student nurses at Thammasat University have suffered side effects following inoculation with the Chinese-made Sinovac vaccine, According to the Student Organization of Thammasat University’s Facebook page. Of the nine,…

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Over 60s in Thailand to have option of Sinovac vaccine, not just AstraZeneca

People aged 60 or over in Thailand now have the option of having the Chinese-made Sinovac, instead of just AstraZeneca’s vaccine, in a sudden change of policy by the National…

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A Royal Thai Army soldier waiting for her turn to receive the Covid-19 coronavirus Sinovac vaccine at the Pattani Hospital in Thailand’s southern province of Pattani. (Photo by Tuwaedaniya MERINGING / AFP)

Push to vaccinate 16 million vulnerable Thais suffers early setbacks

Only about 5 percent of Thailand’s vulnerable population have so far booked a free COVID-19 vaccination jab since the government’s appointment process was launched on Saturday. The slow uptake is…

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Brazil begin to produce homemade COVID-19 vaccine

Butantan Biomedical Institute in Brazil announced that they began to produce their very own COVID-19 vaccines, ButanVac. While local media reported that the institution lacks regulatory approval to hold clinical…

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Family seeks explanation for relative’s death 2 days after COVID-19 inoculation

A 24-year old woman’s family say they suspect her death, two days after inoculation, might be related to the COVID-19 vaccination. Mrs. Sangwan Puangthong told a Thai PBS reporter, in…

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Indigenous nurse of the Misak ethnic group Anselmo Tunubala, 49, inoculates an elderly indigenous woman with a Sinovac vaccine against COVID-19 in the Guambia indigenous reservation, rural area of Silvia, department of Cauca, Colombia, on April 15, 2021. (Photo by Luis ROBAYO / AFP)

Vaccine doses pass one billion mark as global cases top new record

The number of Covid-19 jabs administered globally surpassed the one billion mark on Saturday, offering hope even as the number of virus cases worldwide hit a new daily record mainly…

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Op-Ed: China to provide one million doses of vaccine to Thailand

China has pledged to provide Thailand with up to one million doses of vaccines to speed up inoculation against the deadly virus here as the country is facing a new…

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PM assures Thai people that government will lead country through COVID crisis

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has assured the Thai people that he and his government will explore all means to get Thailand through the current crisis, posed by the third wave…

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7 more fatalities and 1,470 new COVID-19 infections recorded in Thailand on Thursday

Seven more COVID-19 patients, most of them with underlying conditions, such as diabetes, hypertension or heart disease, have died, as 1,470 new COVID-19 cases were recorded today. While fewer cases…

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Six suffer partial paralysis after inoculation with Sinovac vaccine

Six people, who were inoculated with the Sinovac vaccine in Thailand’s eastern coastal province of Rayong, developed partial paralysis and had to be given medication to dissolve blood clots, said…

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PM insists 61 million doses of COVID vaccines this year should be enough for Thailand

Thailand will have procured up to 61 million doses of COVID-19 vaccines by the end of this year, which should be sufficient to cope with the pandemic, said Prime Minister…

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A health worker prepares a dose of the Chinese CoronaVac vaccine against COVID-19 at a vaccination centre in Santiago, on March 24, 2021. (Photo by Martin BERNETTI / AFP)

China’s Coronavac 80% effective at preventing Covid deaths: Chile results

China’s Coronavac vaccine was 67 percent effective at preventing symptomatic Covid-19 and 80 percent at preventing death, according to real-life results unveiled Friday from Chile’s inoculation campaign. “These figures should…

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A health worker administers the CoronaVac vaccine, developed by China’s Sinovac firm, to a man from an at-risk group at a makeshift clinic in Bangkok on April 7, 2021. (Photo by Mladen ANTONOV / AFP)

Thailand’s sluggish vaccine rollout no match for super-contagious COVID strain     

Thailand is ramping up its COVID-19 vaccination drive following an unprecedented surge in infections since April 5, with Thursday (April 15) bringing a record 24-hour high of 1,535 new cases….

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DCD says COVID-19 infection rise will ease in a month if prevention is strictly enforced

New COVID infections are expected to fall to an average around 440 cases per day a month from now, but only if all the preventive measures, introduced by the Disease…

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(FILES) In this file photo taken on February 23, 2021 a health worker holds a vial of Russian-made Sputnik V Covid-19 vaccine in Podgorica. (Photo by SAVO PRELEVIC / AFP)

Russia denies using COVID-19 vaccines as ‘tools of influence’

The Kremlin rejected Friday that Russia and China were using their vaccines as tools to win geopolitical clout, after accusations the two countries were using their jabs to gain influence…

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A health worker receives the first Sinovac vaccine against the Covid-19 coronavirus disease at the Lung Center of the Philippines in Manila on March 1, 2021. (Photo by MARIA TAN / AFP)

‘Light’ after darkness as Philippines Covid-19 vaccinations begin

The Philippines launched its Covid-19 vaccination drive on Monday, with health workers, soldiers, police and government officials first in line to get donated Chinese jabs despite concerns over their effectiveness….

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AstraZeneca vaccine will be ready for use in mid-March

The first batch of 117,600 doses of AstraZeneca vaccine, which have already arrived in Thailand from South Korea, will have to go through a quality control reconfirmation process before they…

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Thai PM postpones vaccine jab indefinitely due to technical problem

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha’s planned injection of AstraZeneca vaccine, scheduled for 7.30am on Sunday, has been postponed indefinitely due to a technical problem. An official, attached to Government House’s spokesman’s…

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Ready for your COVID-19 jab? Thailand’s inoculation plan explained

Thailand’s COVID-19 inoculation programme will likely kick off on Sunday, with top government figures receiving the first jabs to boost public confidence. The vaccine brings hope that the country’s year-long…

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Nine high-risk provinces to receive the first lot of 200,000 doses of Sinovac vaccine

Bangkok and eight other provinces with high incidence of COVID-19 infections will be the first to get inoculated with the first shipment of 200,000 doses of Sinovac vaccine from China,…

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Cupid’s arrow but no COVID-19 jab for Thais this Valentine’s Day

Amid all the confusion about Thailand’s COVID-19 vaccination plans, two things are very clear: People will not start getting inoculated from Valentine’s Day no matter what top government figures said…

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First doses of AstraZeneca vaccine to be administered a week after arrival in Thailand

Thai people will receive the first doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine within a week of the first 50,000 doses from Italy arriving in Thailand this month, although the date of…

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This picture taken on February 2, 2020 in Brussels shows a vial of the Moderna Covid-19 vaccine at the first Covid-19 vaccination center in Belgium on February 2, 2020 in Brussels, amid the crisis linked with the Covid-19 pandemic caused by the novel coronavirus. (Photo by Kenzo TRIBOUILLARD / AFP)

More than 100 million vaccinated

More than 100 million Covid-19 vaccines have been given around the world, an AFP tally from official sources found Tuesday. But none of the world’s 29 poorest countries has formally…

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A nurse fills a syringe with a vial of the Pfizer BioNTech vaccine at the Pasteur Institute, in Paris, on January 21, 2021. (Photo by Christophe ARCHAMBAULT / AFP)

A guide to Thailand’s largest ever vaccination programme

Prioritising both safety and speed as it faces a new wave of COVID-19 infections, Thailand is poised to launch its largest ever inoculation programme when the first batch of AstraZeneca…

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Policemen wearing face masks and shields as a preventive measure against the Covid-19 coronavirus, stand guard at a check point in an almost empty road on the eve of Christmas, in Manila on December 24, 2020. (Photo by Ted ALJIBE / AFP)

Philippines says China to donate half a million Covid-19 vaccines

Beijing’s top diplomat pledged Saturday to donate half a million coronavirus vaccine shots to the Philippines, Manila officials said — despite growing resistance there to Chinese-made jabs over concerns about…

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Critics inject doubt over Thailand’s vaccine deal with China

As contagion-hit Thailand rushes to register two COVID-19 vaccines, a debate has sprung up about the efficacy of one of the candidates – China’s CoronaVac. Even the Global Times, a…

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Thailand plans to inoculate at least 60 million people against COVID-19

The office of Thailand’s Prime Minister announced today that the cabinet has resolved to allocate about 1.2 billion baht for the first 2 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine. This first…

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Thailand hits vaccine accelerator as virus launches second surge

Battling a fresh outbreak of COVID-19, Thailand has decided to speed up its free nationwide vaccination programme. The first batch of vaccines supplied by Chinese vaccine developer Sinovac Biotech will…

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Indonesia says to start COVID-19 vaccinations programme next week

Indonesia‘s mass vaccination programme is set to start next week, pending authorisation from the country’s food and drug agency (BPOM), as about 700,000 doses of vaccines have already been widely…

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