Pfizer vaccine for Thai children aged 5-11 to arrive next month


BANGKOK (The Nation/Asia News Network): Covid-19 vaccine for children aged 5-11 that the government has ordered from Pfizer will be delivered to Thailand by the end of January, or by early February the latest, Department of Disease Control (DDC) revealed on Wednesday (Jan 12).

“Vaccines for children are currently in high demand globally, and Thailand is quite lucky to get one this fast,” said Dr Sumanee Watcharasin, director of DDC’s Risk Communication and Health Behaviour Development Office.

“Once we get the Pfizer vaccine we will start administering to children under school-based system. In the early phase children from 9-11 years old will get the vaccine first.”

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