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Pfizer Vaccine, 3 million doses, injecting children aged 5-11 years, arriving in Thailand on January 26

Anutin revealed that the Pfizer vaccine for children aged 5-11 years will arrive in Thailand on January 26, the amount of 3 million doses, starting at the Children’s Hospital, the first injected to children with congenital diseases. before spreading to various hospitals

Today (Jan. 19), Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health Discussing the progress of the Pfizer vaccine, children aged 5-11 years that have been reported by Dr. Sophon Iamsirithavorn Deputy Director-General of the Department of Disease Control said First batch of vaccines If nothing changes, it will arrive in Thailand on January 26, the amount of 3 million doses from the 10 million doses that have been pre-ordered. Then random samples will be sent to the Department of Medical Sciences to check the Lot Release, which will take approximately 2-3 days to know the results.

After that process, the Pfizer vaccine will be distributed to children. It started at the Queen Sirikit National Institute of Child Health first. to move forward in injections for children with congenital diseases which is considered a high-risk group of children before being distributed to various hospitals, which have coordinated with the Ministry of Education to vaccinate children Therefore, we ask for the cooperation of parents to bring their children to be vaccinated for safety.

On the side of Dr. Sophon Iamsirithavorn The deputy director of disease control said that for vaccinating Pfizer in children It will start on January 31, because when the vaccine arrives on January 26, it takes time to check. and distribute vaccines to various hospitals

One bottle of Pfizer vaccine contains 1.3 ml, and when mixed with saline, it has a size of 2.6 ml. One bottle of vaccine can be administered to 10 children, 0.2 ml each, and the company has developed a vaccine that can be stored for a long time after mixing. Saline solution at 2-8°C for a period of 10 weeks from 4 weeks.

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