Dr. Opas Karn Kawinpong Director-General of the Department of Disease Control Reveal the disease situationCovid-19 in the group of children that A higher proportion of infections were found in pediatric patients. Therefore, vaccination in targeted children should be expedited to prevent the spread of the epidemic. “Children’s Vaccines” To be injected for children aged 5-17 years, there are 5 formulas.
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Dr. Opas continued that for the management planCovid-19 vaccine Thailand has an injection formula. Vaccines for children aged 5-17 years A total of 5 formulas were included. All recommendations were based on the recommendations of the Immunization Subcommittee. together with the advice of the Royal College of Pediatricians of Thailand and recommendations under the registration of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for maximum efficiency and safety for children.
Dr. Opas stated that the injection formula “Children’s Vaccines” All 5 formulas in the age group 5-17 years old consist of
Formula 1 for ages 5-11.
Two doses of Pfizer (orange cap) vaccine, 8 weeks apart, are the main formula for this target group. And the Ministry of Public Health has prepared enough Pfizer vaccine (orange cap) for this target group.
However, the Pfizer vaccine (orange cap) is gradually coming in each week and administered through the school system. making it impossible to inject into the target group at the same time Therefore, the Ministry of Public Health has prepared the remaining formulas to meet the needs of children and parents who want their children to be vaccinated as soon as possible.
Formula 2 for children 6-11 years old.
Can be vaccinated with the Sinovac-Pfizer cross-formula vaccine. (orange cap) The distance between the needles is 4 weeks as recommended by the Royal College of Pediatricians of Thailand. which published the guidance on February 10, 2022
Formula 3 for children aged 12-17 years.
Two doses of Pfizer (purple cap) vaccine, 3-4 weeks apart, are recommended for this target group. And most of the target audience has been vaccinated.
Formula 4 for children aged 12-17 years.
The Sinovac-Pfizer cross-formula vaccine (purple cap) can be vaccinated with a 4-week spacing between the needles, as recommended by the Royal College of Pediatricians of Thailand as well. and has been studied to support that The level of immunity from the Sinovac-Pfizer cross-containing vaccine (purple cap) was higher than the two doses of the Pfizer (purple cap) vaccine, consistent with the adult data.
Formula 5: Two doses of Sinovac vaccine for children aged 6-17 years.
The 4-week spacing, which is recommended under the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), is another option for parents concerned about side effects of mRNA vaccination and their children. allergic to mRNA vaccination
However, the landscape caused by the injection of this formula may not be high enough to protect against omikron A booster dose of Pfizer vaccine is required at least 4 weeks apart. After receiving the second vaccination
However Ministry of Health (MOH) has prepared vaccines and opened channels for receiving all formulations as an alternative for parents. By vaccinating children on a voluntary basis or according to the wishes of parents and vaccinated recipients