Thai Covid-19 Center approves shortening period of booster doses to fight Omicron variant

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The Center for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) has approved shortening the period of the third dose for Thai nationals to prevent themselves from severe illness and possible fatalities from the Covid-19 Omicron variant.

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According to the announcement, the formula and the time period for the third dose is as follows:

  1. Two doses of Sinovac or Sinopharm can be followed by AstraZeneca or Pfizer or Moderna and should receive them by four weeks or more after the second dose.
  2. Two doses of AstraZeneca can be followed by Pfizer or Moderna and should receive them by three months or more after the second dose.
  3. Two doses of Pfizer or Moderna can be followed by Pfizer or Moderna and should receive them by six months or more after the second dose.
  4. Mixed vaccinations of Sinovac or Sinopharm and AstraZeneca can be followed by AstraZeneca or Pfizer or Moderna, three months or more after the second dose.
  5. Mixed vaccinations of Sinovac or Sinopharm and Pfizer can be followed by Pfizer or Moderna, three months after the second dose.
  6. Mixed vaccinations of AstraZeneca and Pfizer can be followed by Pfizer or Moderna, six months or more after the second dose.

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National News Writer at The Pattaya News. Born and raised in Bangkok, Nop enjoys telling stories of her hometown through her words and pictures. Her educational experience in the United States and her passion for journalism have shaped her genuine interests in society, politics, education, culture, and art.