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PM tasks newly formed team with procuring alternative Covid-19 vaccine

Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on Saturday formed a working team for procuring alternative Covid-19 vaccine.

The team will cooperate with private hospitals in procuring alternative Covid-19 vaccine in order to reach the target to vaccinate 40 million people.

Clinical Prof Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn, adviser to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration, was appointed as chairman of the committee.

The other 17 working team members are government officials from the Public Health Ministry, Government Pharmaceutical Organisation, Food and Drug Administration and Private Hospital Association.

However, Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul was not included in the working team.

Published : April 11, 2021

By : The Nation