Home Health Prime Minister to move forward with the combination of covids vaccination, but some hospitals have announced that they will refrain from vaccinating to prevent confusion.

Prime Minister to move forward with the combination of covids vaccination, but some hospitals have announced that they will refrain from vaccinating to prevent confusion.

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As soon as the National Communicable Disease Committee, chaired by Mr. Anutin Charnvirakul, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Public Health (MoPH) chaired a resolution on July 12, agreeing to vaccinate different types of covids. compatible It affects the guidelines for vaccination against COVID-19 both internationally and in Thailand.

The resolution states that those who have received the first dose of Sinovac vaccine will receive the second dose of AstraZeneca. The injections are spaced 3-4 weeks apart to increase efficiency in preventing the delta-strain of mutant coronavirus.

Foreign news agencies reported this news with a bang. And soon after, Dr. Sumya Swaminathan, the WHO chief scientist, came out to warn that Immunization by mixing vaccines from different manufacturers. This is a “dangerous trend” in many countries because there is very little research on formulated vaccinations. Until I can’t know how there will be any side effects.

After a warning from the World Health Organization, Dr. Yong Phuworawan, a virology expert at a press conference yesterday (13 July), explains the reasons behind the decision to use the switch vaccine. Along with confirming that Thailand has already conducted a study and evaluated its effectiveness in preventing infection and side effects.

In the middle of the night in Thailand time, Dr. Zumya tweeted further explaining her opinion about the combination vaccination. If it’s a decision made by a public health agency based on a database, it’s achievable.

“People should not make their own decisions in this regard. “We have to wait for the results of the study on the immunization regimen,” Dr. Zumya said. Both the immunization and safety data need to be assessed.”

while around the world “Waiting for the results of the study” about the combination of coviral vaccination, or the Ministry of Health has chosen to use the word “swap type” of vaccines, but some Thai people are confused, worried, insecure and dissatisfied with having to become as a “test rat”

The confusion in changing the new vaccination regimen to the alternate type can be seen from the vaccination in Nonthaburi province and in some provinces where a number of hospitals have announced the suspension of vaccination services that the government has allocated from today onwards. Awaiting clarification on the formulated vaccination guidelines.

The incident occurred in Nonthaburi Province.

In the evening of July 13, Nonthaburi Provincial Public Health Office Announcing on its Facebook page that the vaccination at four injection centers from July 14-17 will be the first dose of Sinovac, the second dose of AstraZeneca. According to the resolution of the National Communicable Disease Committee on July 12, there were comments of Facebook users on the page announcing the new vaccination formula in the opposite direction, such as

“I’m definitely not going to inject. This is not okay when telling Asta Why are you using us as guinea pigs?”

“Of course not. I’ve been waiting for a long time to get the AZ injection. Finally, it’s easy to change like this? I think most of this work is definitely poured out.”

“I’m sorry for us. Claims according to their own rights to the fullest. Tomorrow and another day that many people have already confirmed their rights. Many brothers and sisters may not be together. It’s unfortunate. We all regret it too. at our voice It doesn’t mean anything to the agency.”

However, this morning (14 July), Nonthaburi Public Health announced a new “Non ready to vaccinate with the same formula”, stating that “Due to a review of the practice guidelines, it is advisable to delay the change in vaccine regimen.” However, some injection centers are already offering the Sinovac vaccine. still in accordance with the original plan

Nonthaburi Province

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This is a press release. announced on the Facebook page of Nonthaburi Provincial Public Health Office This morning (14 July)

But when the BBC Thai phoned to ask for clarity from Dr. Phanat Sophonpong, Nonthaburi Public Health Doctor. Instead, he received a clarification that Nonthaburi Province will continue to vaccinate the alternating type today (14 July).

Dr. Panas told BBC Thai that people in Nonthaburi Province that has the same AstraZeneca vaccination appointment received AstraZeneca as scheduled as usual For those who have received the first dose of Sinovac vaccine, if today has an appointment for the second dose, they will receive the AstraZeneca vaccine.

“If anyone who has the 1st dose vaccine injects Sinovac, the second dose will be AstraZeneca. will benefit the people Because this formula will help stimulate the immune system.

Hospitals in Chiang Mai Province notify “stop injection”

Bangkok Business website reports that At least four hospitals in Chiang Mai province have announced that they will stop vaccinating government allocated from July 14 to wait for clarity on the vaccination guidelines for mixed or alternate vaccinations.

The four hospitals are Rajavej Hospital, Hang Dong Hospital, Bangkok Hospital Chiang Mai and McCormick Hospital.

Rajavej Chiang Mai Hospital posted a message on Facebook that because the Communicable Disease Committee Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health Office Changes in vaccination regimens will be reviewed. To prevent confusion of hospital information Therefore announced the suspension of vaccination services that the government has allocated from July 14 onwards. If there is progress, the hospital will inform you immediately

“Due to urgent orders Chiang Mai Province will review the change in the vaccination regimen of the Communicable Disease Committee. Ordered that in order to avoid confusion, all vaccination units were asked to stop providing vaccines on July 14 pending clarification. Receive urgent orders from Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health Office, the vaccine service team of Hang Dong District. Therefore, we have to follow and apologize very much.” Hang Dong Hospital Post messages on Facebook as well.

A government spokesman said the prime minister would not suspend the use of the formula vaccine.

On July 14, Mr. Anucha Burapachaisri, spokesman for the Prime Minister’s Office, said that Gen. Prayut Chan-o-cha, Prime Minister and Minister of Defense There is no policy to suspend the use of combination or alternate vaccines. And ask all parties to listen to the opinions of the National Communicable Disease Committee in this case for careful consideration.

A government spokesman also cited comments from WHO Chief Scientist Dr Zumya on the interchangeable vaccination issue, saying people should not make their own decisions. But state public health agencies can make these decisions based on existing databases.

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Mr Anucha said the research on the alternate vaccination that Thailand is doing is another solution to the increasingly severe infection situation. It represents the efforts of the Thai medical team that do not stop thinking. Not great with the problem This time trying to defeat the Delta species. which must try to find the best way and do it systematically and hope to be successful until it is accepted, credible, and then put to good use. The government is open and encourages the pursuit of the best solution.

daily situation

Today (July 14), Dr. Apisamai Srirangsan, Assistant Spokesperson of the NCPO, announced that there were 9,317 new cases of COVID-19 in the past 24 hours, a domestic infection. 9,180 cases, 129 prisoners and 8 foreign travelers, bringing the total number of cases to 363,029.

Dr. Apisamai said Thailand is now ranked 59th in the world as the country with the highest number of new cases per day. But the situation in neighboring countries is also worrisome. Both Malaysia, with new cases reaching tens of thousands including Indonesia, which today has the second highest number of new cases in the world.

Other information that the Assistant Spokesperson of the CCP reported is as follows:

  • The epidemic ripple, April 2021, found 334,166 cumulative cases. Today, 2,021 cases were found from proactive community screening.
  • Of the 99,510 patients currently being treated, 3,201 are critically ill and 828 are on ventilators.
  • The top five provinces with the highest number of new cases were Bangkok (2,332 cases), Samut Prakan (1,006 cases), Samut Sakhon (577 cases), Chonburi (513 cases) and Pathum Thani (398 cases).
  • The death toll rose by 87, bringing the cumulative death toll since January 2020 to 2,934, or 0.81%. The mortality rate is as high as 0.85%.

4 hospitals in Chiang Mai temporarily suspend vaccination, waiting for clarity.

In addition to the province of Nonthaburi, two brands of mixed vaccine formulas that were approved by the National Communicable Disease Committee came out. It also caused 4 hospitals in Chiang Mai to temporarily stop vaccination. to wait for clarity on the new vaccination guidelines

Live News Online and Bangkok Business The report is consistent in this regard. The hospitals listed to stop vaccinating today (July 14) are Rajavej Hospital, Hang Dong Hospital, Bangkok Hospital Chiang Mai and McCormick Hospital.

The announcement of the Chiang Mai Rajavej Hospital states that injection services will be suspended from the 14th of July onwards due to the Communicable Disease Committee. Chiang Mai Provincial Public Health Office Another change in vaccination regimens will be reviewed today. to prevent confusion of information Therefore, the vaccination unit in all hospitals has been announced to refrain from providing vaccination services allocated by the state.

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