Expats in Thailand can now register for Pfizer jabs


BANGKOK (The Nation/ANN): Registration opened on Sunday (Aug 1) for foreigners living in Thailand to get the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

The website https://expatvac.consular.go.th/ was opened by the Department of Consular Affairs at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.

Only those who have not received any Covid-19 vaccination can register. Priority will be given to those over 60 years old, women at least 12 weeks pregnant, and people who have one of the following seven underlying medical conditions:

1. Chronic respiratory diseases

2. Cardiovascular diseases

3. Chronic kidney diseases

4. Cerebrovascular diseases

5. All types of cancer during chemotherapy, radiotherapy and autoimmune therapy

6. Diabetes

7. Obesity (weighing more than 100 kilograms or body mass index more than 35 kilograms per square metre)

Foreign residents of the eligible age, living in any province, can apply.

A news source from the Ministry of Public Health said that the Pfizer vaccine is a part of 1.5 million doses that Thailand has received from the United States as donation, 10 per cent of which -- 150,000 doses -- have been earmarked for foreigners living in Thailand and Thais who need to travel overseas (eg for study or sport competition).

Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 46
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Join our Telegram channel to get our Evening Alerts and breaking news highlights

Thailand , covid-19 , Pfizer , vaccination , expats

   

Next In Aseanplus News

Philippines approves Covid jabs for kids as young as 12
World Bank sees setback in East Asia and Pacific's recovery amid surging Delta variant
Myanmar Covid-19 cases still soaring as total goes above as total now almost 460,000 as UN warns of major crisis ahead
Cambodian monks council support major festival halt as Covid-19 cases continue to rise in country
Economic recovery in Laos delayed by Covid-19, says Asian Development Bank
Brunei cancels major primary school PSR exams to November as Covid-19 cases keep rising in country
Asia shares mostly fall on China energy and Evergrande worries
Boxing legend Mike Tyson to make Bollywood debut in Karan Johar movie
Review of Covid-19 SOPs to prepare for endemic stage, says Dr Noor Azmi
Database containing personal info of four million Malaysians allegedly being sold online

Stories You'll Enjoy


Vouchers