vaccines

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Bangkok Covid-19 focus: vaccine, medication, treatment plan

    Vaccination and Covid-19 treatment are pushing forward in Bangkok as the governor stated that he is confident that by the end of August 70% of the population in the city will have at least the first dose of a vaccine. The statement came as Bangkok Governor Assawin Kwanmuang visited a vaccine centre at the Bang Khae branch of The Mall…

  • Thailand

    Covid UPDATE: 19,983 infections, provincial totals

    This morning the Thai public health department have announced a further 19,983 infections and 138 Covid-related deaths to Thailand’s total number of cases – 756,505. 350 of the total of today’s new cases are from Thai prisons. Whilst the new daily totals tally is under 20,000 for the first time in nearly a week, the Sunday totals are often lower…

  • Thailand

    Covid UPDATE Sunday: 19,983 infections, news briefs

    This morning the Thai public health department have announced a further 19,983 infections and 138 Covid-related deaths to Thailand’s total number of cases – 756,505. 350 of the total of today’s new cases are from Thai prisons. Whilst the new daily totals tally is under 20,000 for the first time in nearly a week, the Sunday totals are often lower…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today |Details about death of Swiss woman, private vaccines | August 6

    If you would like to donate to The Thaiger’s I AM Strong fundraiser and watch the video, click here to donate… https://gogetfunding.com/the-thaigers… Officials have announced the identity of the Swiss woman who was found dead at the bottom of a Phuket waterfall. A reckless birthday beach party in Songkhla, southern Thailand, in violation of several Covid-19 restrictions, has resulted in…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    5.7% of foreign residents in Thailand have received a dose of the Covid-19 vaccine

    Around 5.7% of foreign residents in Thailand have been injected with at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine from March 12 to July 30, according to the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration. Out of the 280,075 foreign residents vaccinated, only 74,587 of them have received both doses of the vaccine. Only 20,903 foreign residents ages 60 and above, a…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today | Bangkok restrictions extended, record high infections | August 5

    Thanks to everyone who has kindly donated to our I Am Strong Fundraiser, hosted by The Thaiger. We’ve now raised 33,000+ Singapore dollars, on our way to the magic 41,000 which is equal to 1 million Thai baht. Here are the links to donate… https://thethaiger.com/news/national/the-thaiger-launches-the-i-am-strong-campaign Numerous businesses and venues in Bangkok will be closed at least until the end of…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today | record Covid deaths, ban on ‘mass gatherings’ | August 4

    To donate to our ‘I Am Strong Fundraiser’ and check out the video, please click here… https://gogetfunding.com/the-thaigers-i-am-strong-campaign/ The Public Health Ministry has confirmed that 10 million doses of Covid-19 vaccines will be distributed across Thailand this month. The Central Criminal Court has granted 31 anti-government protesters conditional release on the basis that they are not considered flight risks. And today…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today | 29 provinces now on curfew, booze ban in Phuket

    Please donate to our ‘I am Strong’ campaign if you are able to…. https://gogetfunding.com/the-thaigers-i-am-strong-campaign/ More than a third of the country is now under curfew tonight as restrictions are now in force in 29 of Thailand’s 77 provinces. Yesterday, the Ministry of Public Health assured the public that all medical staff, and undertakers, will get the Pfizer vaccine. The executive…

  • Pattaya

    “Pattaya Move On” reopening likely to be postponed as Covid cases surge

    With Chon Buri ranking as one of the top provinces with the highest number of daily Covid-19 infections, the “Pattaya Move On” reopening plan will likely be delayed due to the rise in cases and slow rollout of vaccines. September was the eyed start date for the reopening plan for specified areas in Chon Buri. The project is similar to…

  • Thailand

    Ministry of Public Health says Pfizer vaccine will be allocated correctly, others disagree

    Yesterday, the Ministry of Public Health assured the public that all medical staff, including “rescuers” and undertakers, will assuredly get the Pfizer vaccine. Provided, that is, they fall within the ministry’s guidelines for the vaccination. The ministry says the subcommittee on disease immunity enhancement made the decision on Sunday to establish guidelines for the 1,503,450 Pfizer vaccines from the US…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today | Bars defy bans, Sandbox ‘still on’, vaccine rush | July 28

    An optimistic Thai PM claims the country’s worst Covid-19 outbreak since the start of the pandemic should be over in 2 or 3 weeks, maybe 4. Another 12 people were arrested last night at an underground room as part of the latest Pattaya bar raid. The “Phuket Sandbox” is still on, but the uptick in coronavirus infections now poses a…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    The ‘infodemic’ – interview with Helen Petousis-Harris about Covid misinformation

    Helen Petousis-Harris is a NZ vaccinologist and associate professor in the Department of General Practice and Primary Health Care at the University of Auckland. She’s been at the forefront of the dis-information ‘infodemic’ since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic last year and a voice of reason in Ted Talks, worldwide interviews and lectures. Today she speaks to Tim Newton…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today | Bodies in BKK streets, interprovincial travel curbed, prison surge

    Netizens are slamming Bangkok police, claiming that the bodies of 3 men who died separately on the streets of the capital were left uncollected for hours. 315 people detained at Khon Kaen Provincial Prison tested positive for the virus. Recently, police arrested a man for allegedly using Facebook to sell a police badge and a certificate for being a member…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Woman with high blood pressure died after mixing vaccines

    A woman with high blood pressure was found dead by her family in her home after the controversial practice of mixing vaccines, receiving one Sinovac vaccine and one AstraZeneca vaccine Monday. The woman from Prachuap Khiri Khan was a 39 year old private tutor before her untimely death. An autopsy has been ordered to determine the exact cause of death.…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Good Morning Thailand | Interview with vaccinologist, Andaman Sandbox, Covid updates

    Click the link to watch… https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nYVl2S0zg24 Today Tim and Jay speak with Associate Professor Helen Petousis Harris – Vaccinologist and Director of the Vaccine Data Link and Research Group at the University of Auckland. The Andaman sandbox, Stephanie Update and the latest covid updates. Plus all your comments and questions. https://covid-19.in.th/en

  • Krabi

    Thailand News Today | 39 YO dies after AZ vaccine, bus services curbed, Andaman Sandbox | July 21

    On August 1, the Tourism Authority of Thailand hopes to launch the “Andaman Sandbox”, allowing the southern provinces of Phang Nga and Krabi to re-open to foreign tourism. For the next 2 weeks all interprovincial bus services entering and leaving Phuket will be suspended. Muay Thai might soon be an Olympic sport. A 39 year old teacher died the day…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    June letter warned only 3 million AstraZeneca vaccines per month

    AstraZeneca now looks like it will deliver far less than the original 10 million vaccines announced, but letters newly leaked show the Public Health Ministry was alerted at least a month ago that the actual amount of doses would be far less than that. In a letter dated June 25 to Minister of Public Health Anutin Charnvirakul, AstraZeneca confirmed with…

  • World

    Indonesia now Asia’s Covid-19 epicentre as daily cases exceed India

    Indonesia has become the epicentre of Covid-19 in Asia as the daily case count has exceeded India’s. The country reported 56,757 new cases and 982 coronavirus-related deaths yesterday, surpassing India’s count of 39,072 new cases and 544 deaths. With the highest number of daily cases, the archipelago country of 270 million people is now the new Covid-hotspot in Asia, and…

  • Coronavirus (Covid-19)

    Thai Red Cross Society to give 1 million Moderna vaccines free

    As Thailand’s vaccination rollout plods along with Sinovac vaccines that have little effectiveness against the Delta variant of Covid-19 and AstraZeneca production far behind schedule, many nervous Thai citizens are looking to private hospitals and third party groups importing more effective vaccines to turn the tides in the battle against Covid-19. This week has seen a step forward as Thailand’s…

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today | More travel restrictions, cocktail vaccines, gold price surges | July 15

    Those who aren’t vaccinated against Covid-19, and are travelling from a “dark red” or “red” province, won’t be allowed to enter Phuket. Meanwhile, 3 more visitors to Phuket have turned in positive Covid tests in the past 24 hours. The Chon Buri Governor has announced that 2 more factories and a construction worker camp will be closed after Covid clusters…

  • Thailand

    Good Morning Thailand | What are your rights in Thailand? Sandbox and Samui Plus update

    Today Tim and Sumi talk with Benjamin Hart from Integrity Legal regarding your rights for ASQ and enforced quarantine. Sandbox and Samui Plus Update. Your questions answered. Covid latest and the main headlines from Thailand today.

  • Thailand

    Thailand News Today | Soft Samui launch, warning over Fake News, Only Fans disrupts girlie bars | July 14

    The Thai Cabinet has approved an extension to the emergency decree until at least the end of September. While the “Samui Plus” reopening plan starts tomorrow, it will be a “soft” reopening with few starters for the opening day. Yesterday, another visitor to Phuket was discovered to be infected with Covid. The discovery brings Phuket’s total infected visitors to 7.…