Coronavirus

Gorillas at Atlanta’s zoo have contracted Covid, probably from a zoo worker

  By AP, published by Npr.org, and Amarin TV Atlanta – At least 18 of the 20 gorillas at Atlanta’s zoo have now tested positive for Covid-19, an outbreak that began just days before the zoo had hoped to obtain a veterinary vaccine for the primates, officials said Tuesday. Zoo Atlanta had announced the first

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Senator catches Covid despite two AstraZeneca jabs

  THERE is a coronavirus alert at the parliament this morning (Sept. 13) after Senator Apichart Todilokwet got infected despite having received two AstraZeneca jabs, Sanook.com said. Dr. Jet Siratharanon, a senator and chairman of the committee to handle the coronavirus pandemic situation, said a detailed timeline of Apichart’s activities is being tracked. However, as

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15 workers infected with Indian Covid variant, emergency extended

  THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA’s) spokesman Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin said this afternoon (May 21) that many workers at a camp in Laksi district of Bangkok have contracted coronavirus with 15 of them infected with the Indian strain, Thai Rath newspaper said. He also stated that CCSA’s Management Committee agreed to extend the

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Covid kills a dentist while 512 health workers are infected

THE current wave coronavirus outbreak has led 512 medical personnel becoming infected in 57 provinces with one dentist who was suffering from an underlying disease succumbing to the disease, TV Channel 7 said this afternoon. Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin, spokesman of Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA), said the majority of the 512 medical workers infected

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CCSA: Uncertain if infected DJ will turn into superspreader

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration’s (CCSA’s) spokesman Dr. Taweesilp Visanuyothin said today (Jan. 21) that it still cannot be concluded whether DJ Matoom, found to be infected yesterday, has spread the infection in a wide area of Bangkok but those who had close contact with him should isolate themselves, Thai Rath newspaper said. He

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Hungarian diplomat infected with Covid-19 amid vaccine hope

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) announced at 11 a.m. today (Nov.10) that a Hungarian diplomat in Bangkok has been infected with coronavirus with there also being three more overseas arrivals found to be similarly infected and all four placed in state quarantine, Thai Rath newspaper reported. The male Hungarian diplomat, 53, did come

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6 Thai students returning from Saudi Arabia infected with coronavirus

OFFICIALS manning the Padang Besar checkpoint at Sadao district of southern Songkhla province found six Thai students returning from Saudi Arabia to have been infected with Covid-19 and quickly rushed them to the hospital, Naewna newspaper reported this morning (27.5.2020). All six students are from southern provinces, and aside from two from Songkhla itself, one

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