Public Health Ministry speeds up Pfizer vaccination according to the specified target groups within Sept.

Thairath Online

29 Aug 2021 10:07 p.m.

Department of Disease Control reveals the management working group Pfizer Vaccine according to the specified target group Resolution to inject booster needle 3 for 3 million people starting late Sep-Oct.

On August 29, Dr. Opas Karn Kawinpong Director-General of the Department of Disease Control revealed that according to the Working Group on Management of Coronavirus Vaccine Services 2019 (covid vaccine 19) In the case of the Pfizer vaccine, the Pfizer vaccine guidelines are being considered for various target groups. There are some remaining vaccines in many provinces. Therefore, Pfizer vaccine management guidelines have been issued to all provincial public health offices. and Bangkok to inform the hospital to operate Establish guidelines for the administration of Pfizer vaccines. Remaining in the area from the 700,000 dose lot for the group of medical and public health personnel at the front line To verify that Have all qualified medical and public health personnel at the front line have received all the vaccinations? Ready to reserve the second dose of vaccine for those who are due to vaccinate before the expiration of the vaccine. and then use the remaining vaccine for other cases.

Opas also said he had instructed the second dose of Pfizer vaccination to stay away from the first dose of AstraZeneca to be on schedule. If there is a residual vaccine, then inject it to those who are at least 4 weeks away from the 1st needle, considering to be given in the “608” risk group, ie the elderly 60 years and over, patients with 7 chronic diseases, and pregnant women who are older pregnant from 12 weeks students and students who are going to travel abroad to be completed by September 2021.

Dr. Opas said that for the 3rd dose of the Covid-19 vaccine for the general public, Recently, the subcommittee on administration of vaccinationCovid-19 It was resolved to start injecting at the end of the month. September-October 2021, which vaccine will be? It depends on the current vaccine situation. As for those who will need the third dose of vaccination, there are about 3 million people across the country,” said Dr. Opas.

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