1.5 million Pfizer jabs donated by US to go to pregnant women, seniors

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The Thai government plans to allocate 1.5 million doses of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine donated by the US government to pregnant women and citizens over the age of 60. Areas with high rates of infection will be given priority.

According to The Nation report, a leaked memo from an official meeting on Sunday shows that the doses are awaiting arrival in Thailand this month, for distribution in July and August.

Furthermore, the after-effects like fever, nausea, chills, and headache from the Pfizer vaccine are usually seen more often in men than women, the minutes note.

The minutes also stipulated that the Pfizer vaccine will be stored at temperatures of -60° to -90° Celsius. The interval between the first and second doses is three weeks.

Source: The Nation

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