More Pfizer vaccines for children arrive in Thailand

Another batch of Pfizer Covid-19 vaccine doses has landed in Thailand, with Department of Disease Control director-general Dr Opas Karnkawinpong confirming the arrival of 1,538,550 doses on Wednesday. As reported by Cheap , Dr Opas said the government has procured the mRNA vaccine for youngsters aged over 12, together with different target teams, with a complete of eight million doses having arrived since September.
The just lately procured doses are on high of 1.5 million doses previously donated by the United States, with Dr Opas stating that as of October 26, four.3 million youngsters aged 12 to 17 have registered to get Pfizer shots nationwide. He mentioned no much less than 5.7 million Pfizer doses have been earmarked for this group, comprising 4.three million first jabs, along with 1.4 million second shots.
Vaccination of youngsters started on October 4, with more than 2 million does having been administered thus far, whereas Dr Opas mentioned that in this time there have been lower than 10 cases of myocarditis/pericarditis reported. Heart inflammation is a recorded side effect of the mRNA vaccine, with Dr Opas stating that among the many reported cases of myocarditis/pericarditis, there have been no extreme symptoms, with all patients having been handled.
The Nation Thailand stories that in accordance with the Royal College of Paediatricians of Thailand within the United States there have been 162.2 cases of myocarditis per 1 million doses among boys aged 12-15, whereas for women it stands at 13 cases per 1 million doses..

Leave a Comment