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Covid jab service shifting from Bang Sue station to Dermatology Institute

  ALTHOUGH the Covid vaccination service at Bang Sue Grand Station is ending on Friday Sept. 30 it will be continuing at the Institute of Dermatology near the Victory Monument from Saturday Oct. 1 onwards, Amarin TV said today (Sept. 27). The Central Vaccination Centre (CVC) said on its Facebook page that this service will […]

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Emergency decree scrapped, CCSA disbanded from Oct. 1

  A DECISION was taken at the Centre for Covid-19 Situation Administration (CCSA) executive committee meeting today (Sept. 23) presided over by caretaker Prime Minister Prawit Wongsuwan to revoke the state of emergency decree from Oct. 1 and in doing so disbanding itself thenceforth, Matichon newspaper said this afternoon. Dr. Udom Kachintorn, adviser to CCSA, […]

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60-70% of Thais have been infected with Covid: Expert

  A THAI medical expert said in a Facebook post today (Sept. 21) that blood tests previously carried out indicate that around 60-70% of the population have been infected with Covid-19, particularly the dominant Omicron subvariant, Matichon newspaper said. Dr. Yong Phuworawan, the head of the Centre of Excellence in Clinical Virology at the Faculty […]

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Ministry moving to purchase updated Covid vaccines 

  THE Public Health Ministry is moving to purchase updated Covid vaccines with this expected to take place next year and all those in the high-risk groups would require one jab each, Matichon newspaper said today (Sept. 6). Dr. Sophon Iamsirithavorn, deputy head of the Disease Control Department, said the ministry has been working with […]

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Popular website says fake medical certificates offered for sale

  THE widely-followed website Panda Lab Doctor highlighted the sale of fake medical certificates by a Twitter account holder with samples and customer reviews also posted, Sanook.com said this morning (August 31). Mr. Pakphum Dejhassadin, a medical technologist who runs the popular Panda Lab Doctor website, said he was stunned by this scam and asked, […]

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7th monkeypox case emerges in Thailand, 3 others exposed

  THE Public Health Ministry said today (August 28) that a Thai woman who had a close relationship with a foreign man was confirmed to have contracted monkeypox becoming the country’s seventh case of this disease to date, Naewna newspaper said. Dr. Opas Karnkawinpong, head of the Disease Control Department, said the unnamed 37-year-old patient […]

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NSC: Dropping emergency decree depends on Covid situation

  THE Secretary-general of the National Security Council said today (August 19) that the Covid situation and a certainty that there will not be another crisis would determine whether the emergency decree is cancelled at the end of next month, Naewna newspaper said. Gen. Supot Malaniyom, NSC’s secretary-general, aired his views on this key issue […]

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China reports 35 people infected by new deadly virus ‘spread from a shrew’

  By Irish Mirror CHINA has reported that 35 people have been infected with an entirely new zoonotic virus believed to be spread to humans through a shrew. The “Langya” virus has already infected dozens across two of China’s eastern provinces. According to Taiwan’s Centres for Disease Control (CDC), the virus is entirely new and […]

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French tourist cleared of monkeypox in one test

  TRAT provincial authorities revealed this evening (August 7) that the French tourist suspected of having caught monkeypox has been cleared of the disease in one test with confirmation of the second test expected tomorrow, Naewna newspaper  Mr. Surachai Jeamkul, deputy public health doctor at this province, said blood tests were conducted by the Public […]

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French tourist likely infected with monkeypox

  A FRENCHMAN who developed blisters on his hands while holidaying in Trat province has likely been infected with monkeypox and if so he would become the country’s fifth case of this infectious viral disease, TV Channel 7 said today (August 6). The unnamed 32-year-old tourist rode a motorcycle to a private hospital in this […]

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