Thai Government planning to spend 600 million baht to buy doses of Covid-19 vaccine developed by UK

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Deputy Public Health Minister Sathit Pitutecha said this weekend that the Thai government is planning to spend 600 million baht to buy doses of a Covid-19 vaccine being developed by Oxford University in the UK.

He said Thailand’s public health system is well prepared, and the important point is that Covid-19 is contagious and must be strictly controlled until vaccines developed.

Oxford University said earlier this week that human trial testing so far had reportedly produced a powerful immune system response. If testing continued to go well, according to the University, mass production of the vaccine could take place as early as the end of this year.

Cover photo: Leading Thai doctor, Dr. Yong.

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