Published: Oct 14, 2021
The Public Health Ministry is rushing to solve the problem of flooded hospitals in Chanthaburi, Trat and Prachin Buri in a bid to provide much-needed services to those suffering from typhoon Kompasu. Meanwhile, local mobile medical units have been set up for flood victims.
Published: Oct 07, 2021
Molnupiravir, the special Covid-19 pills being procured from US drug manufacturer Merck & Co, will not cost 24,000 baht per course as some reports suggest, Medical Services Department director-general Dr Somsak Ankasil said on Wednesday.
Published: Oct 05, 2021
The Public Health Ministry said it will continue giving male students their first Pfizer jab but will monitor them for side effects in line with recommendations from Thailand’s Royal College of Paediatricians.
Published: Sep 29, 2021
Daily Covid-19 infections are now showing a downward trend thanks to lockdown measures and should drop to around 5,000 people per day before the end of October, Public Health permanent secretary Dr Kiattiphum Wongrajit said on Tuesday.
Published: Sep 20, 2021
The Public Health Ministry will send Comprehensive Covid-19 Response (CCR) teams to Phuket to test up to 25,000 people in a bid to boost tourists’ confidence, the ministry’s deputy permanent-secretary Dr Yongyos Thammawut said on Sunday.
Published: Sep 17, 2021
The country’s waste disposal sites are groaning under 1,500 tonnes of infectious waste, which is likely to grow significantly given the rising number of Covid-19 patients, Deputy Public Health Minister Satit Pitutecha said on Thursday.