Thailand receives 1.5 million Pfizer vaccines donated by US


BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN): The first lot of 1.5 million doses of Pfizer vaccines donated by the United States arrived in Thailand on Friday (July 30) morning.

The shipment will be immediately moved to the designated vaccine depot for storage, Dr Opas Karnkawinpong, director-general of the Department of Disease Control, said on Thursday.

The Pfizer vaccine must be stored at -70 degrees Celsius and medics need to be taught how to mix the doses, he said. - The Nation/Asia News Network

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