Thailand to procure an additional 10.9 million doses of Sinovac vaccines to fight against Covid-19 domestic spread

National –

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health has ordered an additional 10.9 million doses of the Sinovac vaccine as an urgent case, hoping to help control the Covid-19 spread.

Dr. Opas Karnkawinpong, director-general of the Department of Disease Control, told reporters today, July 21st, that the department has signed a formal request to the Director of the Government Pharmaceutical Organization (GPO) for assistance in importing additional vaccines (Sinovac) to cope with the domestic spread of the Covid-19.

This followed the Cabinet Committee’s approval of a loan to support the provision of vaccines against Covid-19 for the population in the country.

The Department of Disease Control, therefore, considered that in order to prevent, control, and enhance immunity for 70 percent of the population, according to the Prime Minister’s goal, and people in the risk groups, the procurement of additional 10.9 million doses of the Sinovac vaccine as an urgent case is necessary.

TPN media notes that many comments online were negative as many Thai residents seem to prefer that the government focus on other brands and types of vaccines.

 

Help support The Pattaya News in 2021!

Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google News, Instagram, Tiktok, Youtube, Pinterest, Flipboard, or Tumblr

Join us on LINE for breaking alerts!

Join the discussion in our Facebook group https://www.facebook.com/groups/438849630140035/or in the comments below.

Want to advertise with us or inquire about promoting your business, event, charity, or sporting event? E-mail us at Pattayanewseditor@gmail.com

Have a General news tip, press release, question, comment, etc? We are not interested in SEO proposals. Mail us at Pattayanewseditor@gmail.com

Sending
User Review
0 (0 votes)