WORLD Thai deputy PM says Sinovac vaccines to arrive starting next week

WORLD

Thai deputy PM says Sinovac vaccines to arrive starting next week

Xinhua

19:01, February 17, 2021

BANGKOK, Feb. 17 (Xinhua) -- Thai Deputy Prime Minister and Public Health Minister Anutin Charnvirakul on Wednesday reassured the delivery of Sinovac vaccines from China to Thailand, beginning next week.

A girl disinfects her hands as she enters a school in Bangkok, Thailand, Feb. 1, 2021. (Photo: Xinhua)

On the second day of a debate at parliament, Anutin said to legislators that the first shipment of the Chinese vaccines against COVID-19 is scheduled to arrive in Thailand on Feb. 24, followed by a second batch next month and a third batch in April.

The deputy prime minister also confirmed that the AstraZeneca developed vaccines, manufactured in Thailand by Siam Bioscience Co., will be available for use from late May or early June.

Anutin said the AstraZeneca vaccines will also be manufactured by Siam Bioscience for delivery to other countries, especially the members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.

Related Stories

Terms of Service & Privacy Policy

We have updated our privacy policy to comply with the latest laws and regulations. The updated policy explains the mechanism of how we collect and treat your personal data. You can learn more about the rights you have by reading our terms of service. Please read them carefully. By clicking AGREE, you indicate that you have read and agreed to our privacy policies

Agree and continue