Prayut, other ministers to get AstraZeneca shot Tuesday morning
Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha and other members of the Cabinet will receive the AstraZeneca jab on Tuesday morning, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul confirmed on Monday.
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Yong Poovorawan, chief of Chulalongkorn University’s Centre of Excellence in Clinical Virology, will personally administer the shot to Prayut.
The inoculation drive, to be conducted at the Santi Maitree building in Government House, will be broadcast live via the Thai Khu Fa Facebook page.
The shots are being delivered at Government House to avoid overcrowding at the Bamrasnaradura Infectious Diseases Institute.
Adrenaline shots have been prepared and an ambulance will be on standby for transfer to Rajavithi Hospital in case any of the ministers have severe side-effects.