Thailand allows emergency use of Sinovac's COVID-19 vaccine - (This is Money via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Thailand’s FDA has authorized Sinovac Biotech’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, as reported in This is Money.

  • Thailand is set to receive the first 200,000 of two million doses of Sinovac's CoronaVac which will be given primarily to health workers.

  • The government has also ordered 26 million vaccine doses from AstraZeneca and reserved a further 35 million doses from the company.

  • AstraZeneca has authorised a Thai firm to manufacture the vaccine and it will be used for the nation's mass vaccination campaign from June.

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