BANGKOK – Thailand began its first vaccinations on Sunday with 200 public health officials receiving the Sinovac vaccine from China.
Minister of Health and Deputy Prime Minister Anutin Charnvirakul received the first shot in a hospital near Bangkok, followed by Deputy Minister of Health and other senior officials.
Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, who attended the vaccination ceremony, said the public should have confidence in the safety and efficacy of the vaccine, as it has been approved by authorities in Thailand and other countries. .
Prayuth did not receive the vaccine on Sunday because he is older than the age recommended by Sinovac, which is …
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