Italy donates 7 million doses of Pfizer Bivalent vaccine to Thailand: Enough to provide annual boosters and encourage school vaccinations.

2023-05-10 04:56:00

“Anutin” receives 7 million doses of Pfizer Bivalent vaccine from “Italy”, pointing out the highest number donated. reveals that Thailand has a total of 20 million doses of COVID vaccines, enough for an annual booster to influenza Italy aims to provide more subunit protein vaccines Emphasize that school starts are still risky Ask parents to bring their children for vaccination. The Department of Disease Control reveals that tens of thousands of doses of double vaccination have not reported side effects.

On May 11, at the Ministry of Public Health, Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health (MoPH) gave an interview after receiving the bivalent COVID-19 Pfizer vaccine from Mr. Paolo Deo. Nice, Ambassador of the Italian Republic to Thailand, said that the Italian government has given 7 million doses of the Pfizer Bivalent vaccine to the Thai government, which is considered the largest amount. And it’s a good time that Thailand is speeding up the campaign for people to inject the needle annually. Getting more vaccines will increase vaccine stability. Increase the efficiency of immunity for Thai people and foreigners residing in Thailand. Reduce serious illness and death. Also verbally informed that The Italian government intends to provide additional subunit protein COVID-19 vaccines to the Thai government as well. in progress It shows great kindness from a good country friend. Thailand and Italy have more than 150 years of diplomatic relations.

Mr. Anutin said that the number of COVID vaccines, both purchased and donated Now there are more than 20 million doses, enough for a needle injection to stimulate enough coverage for the public. No need to buy more this year. therefore inviting people, especially risk groups, to get vaccinated It can be given along with the flu vaccine. As for this period, it’s almost the start of the semester, ask parents to bring their children to get vaccinated to strengthen immunity. Can be injected from 6 months of age, although children are stronger than adults. But we still have to live with COVID. Although the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared an end to the COVID-19 emergency, COVID is like the flu. New breeds to watch out for If you are in a risky area, you may still need to wear a mask.

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On Mr. Paolo’s side, he said that Thailand and Italy have diplomatic relations for 155 years, a long-standing friendship, even though the WHO has declared an end to the COVID-19 emergency. But COVID is still considered dangerous. And vaccines are a good way to prevent it. A booster vaccination is still necessary. More than 3 doses of vaccination in Italy, more than 80% coverage for the subunit protein covid vaccine is being studied. In the future, there will be further cooperation with Thailand.

Dr. Sophon Iamsirithavorn Deputy Director-General of the Department of Disease Control said that after the launch of the dual vaccination campaign “Influenza-Covid” in the risk group has passed for less than 10 days. Currently, the numbers are being collected. but looking at the injection rate of tens of thousands of doses And no side effects have been reported yet, however, about 7-8 thousand doses of the COVID vaccine are injected each week, which in the past include 2 injections, it should have been about 70,000 doses already because it will focus on the risk groups that come in for injection. Pre-queued influenza vaccine And when they arrived, they were also vaccinated against COVID. Which the result is considered to be good There are no reports yet. The important thing is to ask the risk group. Especially the elderly come to get vaccinated against influenza. together with the COVID vaccine Because it will reduce the risk of serious illness and death.

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