Thai private sector allowed to import Covid-19 vaccines

Thai private sector allowed to import Covid-19 vaccines
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BANGKOK (Jan 25): Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha has allowed the private sector to import Covid-19 vaccines on the condition that they prove vaccine safety with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), the Thai News Agency (TNA) reported.

Announcing the green light from the prime minister, government spokesman Anucha Burapachaisri said the prime minister permits the imports by the private sector on condition that they must register their selected vaccines with the FDA.

According to the spokesman, the FDA is speeding up the registration process by deploying both internal and external experts to consider vaccine proposals

Before the use of particular vaccines, the FDA must test them and evaluate their quality, safety and efficacy in their use with Thai people.