[Thaïlande] Thai businesses to offer COVID shots to wealthy and companies

Auteurs : Apornrath Phoonphongphiphat, Nikkei staff writer

Production : Nikkei

Diffusion : site de Nikkei Asian Review

Date et heure : 9 mars 2021, 12:22 JST

Private hospitals and drugmakers in Thailand are seeking approval from the government to import several COVID-19 vaccines independently to meet demand from wealthy Thais and companies that want to receive their choice of shots as quickly as possible.

Under the government’s vaccination program that kicked off March 1, only two vaccines, made by China’s Sinovac and the U.K.’s AstraZeneca, will be distributed through public hospital networks free of charge. Private businesses now want to offer fast-track inoculations for those who are willing to pay.

Source : Apornrath Phoonphongphiphat, « Thai businesses to offer COVID shots to wealthy and companies », Nikkei Asian Review, 09/03/2021. URL : https://asia.nikkei.com/Spotlight/Coronavirus/Thai-businesses-to-offer-COVID-shots-to-wealthy-and-companies (consulté le 09/03/2021)

Photo « à la une » : A woman receives a COVID-19 vaccine in Samut Sakhon Province, where a second wave of COVID-19 infections emerged in December. © Reuters


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