Published: July 17, 2021
PARIS - When France and Germany launched their coronavirus vaccination programs late last year, officials in both countries assured that the shots wouldnt be mandatory in their societies, where vaccine skepticism is widespread.
Published: July 13, 2021
Gavi announced in a press release that it had signed advance purchase agreements with Sinopharm for its "BBIBP-CorV" inactivated virus vaccine and with Sinovac for its inactivated virus vaccine "CoronaVac".
Published: April 22, 2021
The Joint Standing Committee on Commerce, Industry and Banking (JSCCIB) announced that some private companies are planning to purchase more than 5 million doses of the Covid-19 vaccine and inoculate people free of charge.
Published: February 18, 2020
While the sting of a needle in the arm or leg is nobody's favorite thing, the vaccines within those shots are some of the most important medical inventions in the history of science. But there can be a lot of misunderstanding about what vaccines are and how they work. So this month, we reached out to Susan Nasif, a virology expert and artist who specializes in creating comics that tackle difficult scientific subjects.
Published: May 15, 2019
HEALTH AUTHORITIES will provide free influenza shots for some 9.6 million children from next year under a Bt1-billion proposal that will soon be submitted to the National Vaccine Committee for approval. The vaccines will cover children from Prathom 1 to Mathayom 6.
Published: March 27, 2019
THAI authorities are preparing 7 million flu vaccines for distribution among seven at-risk groups as well as 400,000 doses for medical personnel and people whose jobs expose them to flu as part of measures to control influenza outbreak this year.
Published: August 14, 2018
THE HUMAN death toll from rabies in Thailand has soared to 17 so far this year – 54 per cent higher than last year – as poor quality vaccines and a vaccine shortage have hampered efforts to curb the incurable disease.
Published: May 14, 2018
PFIZER THAILAND is working with public health officials to find ways to deploy new vaccines to prevent chronic illnesses amid serious shortfalls in state funding resulting from an ageing society and increased obesity among young people.
Published: March 25, 2018
AGRICULTURE Minister Grisada Boonrach yesterday denied reports that Livestock Department director-general Apai Suttisunk would be transferred. This followed the establishment of a fact-finding committee into reports that some anti-rabies vaccines are substandard.