Thailand begins vaccination for children from 12-17 World

Thailand begins vaccination for children from 12-17

Thailand began a vaccination drive targeting children from 12 to 17 with the aim of inoculating 5.4 million students in the country in preparation for the reopening of educational institutions in November.
Thailand speeds up vaccinations for target groups World

Thailand speeds up vaccinations for target groups

Thailand’s Ministry of Public Health is racing against time to give COVID-19 vaccines to target groups, especially senior citizens, to reduce their death rate, reported the Bangkok Post newspaper.
First wave of COVID-19 pandemic in Thailand ends: health expert World

First wave of COVID-19 pandemic in Thailand ends: health expert

Dr. Anupong Sujariyakul, expert from the Thai Ministry of Public Health's Preventive Medicine, Department of Disease Control, said on July 8 that the first wave of the COVID-19 outbreak in Thailand has come to an end, after the country has not seen any new local COVID-19 case for 44 consecutive days.
Thailand to increase COVID-19 tests on at-risk groups World

Thailand to increase COVID-19 tests on at-risk groups

The number of COVID-19 tests on at-risk groups, such as healthcare workers, migrants and new prisoners, is expected to double next month, in line with the Thai government's efforts to contain the virus, according to the Department of Disease Control (CDC).
Thailand gives tourists SIM cards to download health declaration app World

Thailand gives tourists SIM cards to download health declaration app

Thailand’s National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission (NBTC) will be providing SIM Cards to travellers from risk countries, allowing them to download the AOT Airports application into their mobile phones, in order to submit compulsory health declarations and enable tracking.
PrEP HIV-prevention med makes progress in Thailand World

PrEP HIV-prevention med makes progress in Thailand

The Thai Red Cross Society has held a seminar following up on PrEP pre-exposure HIV prevention medicine services in Thailand, where the drugs are offered to persons in risk groups, helping them prevent becoming infected.