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Fire at Siriraj Hospital’s Covid ward quickly doused

  A FIRE broke out at the storage area of Siriraj Hospital’s 8th floor Covid ward at 5.30 p.m. today (Oct. 18) but the patients were all safely evacuated and the blaze quickly put out, Siam Rath newspaper said. Pol. Lt. Col. Itthipol Chanpaengngoen, an inspector at Bangkok Noi police station, was notified of the

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Coronavirus

Siriraj Hospital personnel infected with Covid 

THAILAND’S oldest and largest hospital Siriraj this evening (Jan. 18) confirmed reports that some of its medical personnel had got infected with coronavirus with random testing of nearly a hundred staff members having been undertaken, Siam Rath newspaper reported. Dr. Prasit Wattanapa, the dean of Siriraj’s Faculty of Medicine, will be giving the details at

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