PM volunteers for first vaccine shot
23 Feb 2021 at 09:29
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha confirms he is ready to receive a Covid-19 vaccine jab, at Government House in Bangkok on Monday. (Screenshot from Government House's Facebook page)
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said he is ready to be the first Thai to be vaccinated against Covid-19 with the China-made vaccine.
The prime minister's
may not be
, however, after health experts announced that
will be decided according to age.
Dr Sopon Iamsirithaworn, deputy director-general of the Department of Disease Control, said on Monday that Sinovac's
is only recommended for those aged 18-59 due to
data to support its
among those who are younger or older.
Tomorrow, the first delivery 200,000
land at Suvarnabhumi airport on a flight from Beijing.
from Sinovac will arrive in March and 1 million more in April. The government has also purchased 26 million
from AstraZeneca, a British-Swedish pharmaceutical company.
The government has come in for
behind its Southeast Asian neighbours Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia and Singapore, which have already had
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