Coronavirus

Hospital beds for severely sick urgently needed in Bangkok, vicinity

  THE Medical Service Department urged all sectors to quickly help find beds for patients in Bangkok and its neighbouring provinces because there were only 20 vacant beds available for the severely sick this morning (June 22), Amarin TV said. Dr. Somsak Ankasil,the department’s director-general, said the number of patients infected with coronavirus has been

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Bangkok lifts restrictions on dining in non-air-conditioned restaurants

THE Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) has lifted restrictions on dining in non-air-conditioned restaurants and increased the maximum seating limit in air-conditioned venues from today June 21, NNT said. According to the latest BMA order, signed by Bangkok governor Aswin Kwanmuang, non-air conditioned restaurants may operate at 100% capacity, while air-conditioned venues are allowed to occupy

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Coronavirus

Pfizer-BioNTech shots ‘have stronger antibody response than Sinovac’

By Reuters, Bloomberg and published by The Straits Times Hong Kong – People who are vaccinated against Covid-19 with Pfizer-BioNTech’s vaccine were found to have “substantially higher” levels of antibodies than those who received Sinovac’s jab, the South China Morning Post reported today (June 19), citing a Hong Kong study.  Some who received the Sinovac

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3.2m signed up for Sinopharm jabs, Thailand’s mRNA vaccine candidate enters human trials

THAILAND’S provider of Sinopharm vaccine has seen 3.2 million people sign up for the alternative offering in the government’s main vaccination drive, while Thailand’s homegrown mRNA Covid-19 vaccine has entered human trials, NNT said today (June 15). Chulabhorn Royal Academy (CRA), the sole provider of Sinopharm Covid-19 vaccine in Thailand as an alternative offering to

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Bangkok still tops Covid crisis list

OF the 3,277 coronavirus cases reported over the past 24 hours to this morning (June 12) 858 were in Bangkok with the capital remaining the worst affected in the ongoing health crisis, Siam Rath newspaper said. The Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) also said that there were 29 fatalities in the past day with

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