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First Pfizer vaccine batch for children arriving by early February

Expect a delivery of Pfizer vaccines in late January or early February at the latest says the Department of Disease Control. The newest batch of the Covid-19 vaccine is intended to begin vaccinating children in Thailand between the ages of 5 and 11 years old. The previous campaign to vaccinate those 12 to 18 years old has been fairly successful and health authorities have found the Pfizer brand vaccine safe for younger children in smaller doses.

Thailand is lucky to receive these Pfizer vaccines according to the Director of Risk Communication and Health Behaviour Development Office, a division of the DDC. She said that demand around the world is high as countries begin inoculation programmes for children. Thailand is just one of many countries that have begun vaccinating children under the age of 11.

The Thailand vaccination rollout will focus first on the oldest of the younger…

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