3three.7 million Moderna vaccines arriving in January, 1.three million right now

Jabby New Year’s! The start of 2022 will see a complete of three.7 million Moderna vaccines arriving in Thailand to continue to fight the Covid-19 pandemic, with the first 1.three million doses arriving right now. Ultimate , the distributers of the Moderna vaccine shall be delivering the three.7 million vaccines in three shipments to the Government Pharmaceutical Organisation and personal hospitals across the nation throughout the month of January.
The vaccines are a welcomed arrival as new research present that a booster shot of Moderna provides far more safety in opposition to the extra transmissible Omicron variant than solely 2 doses of any model of vaccine. Data shows that even a 50-microgramme booster of the mRNA vaccine increases neutralizing antibody ranges by up to 37 occasions, while a full 100-microgramme dose can increase those ranges by up to 83 occasions.
The first delivery has been received and is being prepared for distribution across the country, but if you are holding vaccine queue ticket no 1,300,001 – don’t fear! – the next load of Moderna vaccines are scheduled to reach in just 2 extra days, with a delivery of 870,000 vaccines deliberate for January 8. The ultimate spherical of vaccines is slated for delivery 9 days after that on January 17.
The vaccine reinforcements couldn’t have come at a better time as Covid-19 infections surged from nicely underneath 3,000 per day to 3,899 in yesterday’s day by day report to five,775 in today’s report from the Ministry of Public Health. The spike panicked the government into raising the Covid-19 risk stage in Thailand as much as 4 out of 5, while Minister of Public Health Anutin Charnvirakul attributed the surge to a lack of vigilance as individuals travelled and partied over the New Year’s holiday weekend.
Dr Yong Poovorawan, the chief of the Centre of Excellence in Clinical Virology on the Faculty of Medicine of Chulalongkorn University, warned that the general public should count on a surge in Covid-19 because the Omicron variant spreads across Thailand, and had specifically known as for folks to get their booster shots for cover, one thing this month’s deliveries of 3.7 million Moderna vaccines will definitely help..

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