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Plan for 16-week gap between AstraZeneca vaccines dropped


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Thailand’s plan to milk 2 extra vaccines from each vial of AstraZeneca may have seemed shady, though the technique to do so was safe and did not reduce efficacy, but yesterday the government dropped an actual dangerous plan to cut corners and pump up their vaccination figures. A senior health official confirmed that they were giving up on a plan to boost statistics of how many people have received a vaccine by delaying second AstraZeneca shots to a 16-week gap and instead administering those shots to new patients first. The government had planned to give people their first dose of […]

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You got to stop cheating people, there is a reason the rest of the world doing this in a certain way. Millions of the doses administered already and it works!. Home made shamans from god-knows-where-academy simply have no standing against the science.

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Well, the UK did something similar, didn't they?

I remember there was a lot of debate last year that UK extended the time between shots beyond that which was recommended by AZ. Though I believe they only extended it to 12 weeks.

 

And every country in the world is getting more doses out of the vials than what they are stated for. Denmark is aiming for 7 shots of Pfizer despite originally the vials was only rated for 5, that's double what thailand is trying to do by ratio.

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I think we need another committee to discuss this change in plan and it should be run in Phuket for 14 days when the PM arrives ... but then we would need another committee to arrange the new committee first.. ah stuff it just get 20 shots per vial and number of doses administered will sky rocket!

 

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