Health

Young South Korean man dies after 2 Covid jabs

  A 38-YEAR-OLD South Korean man who is a director of a hotel in Kanchanaburi died today (Feb. 19) after having received the second Moderna jab on Jan.13 with this leading to fever, fatigue and inability to lift any object with his left arm, Naewna newspaper said. Pol. Capt. Sumit Boonyanit, deputy inspector at Tha

Read more
Health

31.3m people have got the first Covid jab, 800 their fourth

THE Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) said today (Sept. 26) 50,101,055 doses of Covid vaccines have administered across the country so far, Siam Rath newspaper said. Altogether 31.3 million people have received their first Covid jab, 16.9 million their second, 773,603 their third and 800 their fourth. Yesterday 112,215 people were vaccinated with 40,659

Read more
World news

Malaysia to probe claims of people bribing doctors for Covid vaccination certs

  By Channel NewsAsia Kuala Lumpur – The chief of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) Azam Baki has pledged to investigate claims of doctors receiving bribes from those refusing Covid-19 vaccines in exchange for vaccination certificates.   In a statement today (Aug 31),  Azam said there were claims from the public that doctors or other parties

Read more
Health

Chiang Mai puts off Covid jab amid 2,817 new cases

CHIANG MAI’S public and private hospitals today (June 5) indefinitely postponed Covid-19 vaccination appointments after receiving insufficient supply of the vaccines with this not being enough for all those who had registered, TV Channel 7 said. This northern province’s residents were told if additional vaccines was allocated the hospitals would immediately inform them. They were

Read more
Health

Covid vaccine ‘won’t prevent infection but is a weapon to fight it’

By Thai Newsroom Reporters QUESTIONS have arisen about the effectiveness of the Pfizer vaccine in protecting people against the “double mutant” coronavirus variant that emerged in India. This issue came to the limelight after Dr Rajendra Kapila, an infectious disease expert at Rutgers University in US, died upon getting infected with the Indian strain during

Read more