• Thu, 06 Jun 2019 16:00
    100,000 extra doses of MMR vaccine approved to eliminate measles
    The National Health Security Office (NHSO) board has approved 100,000 additional doses of MMR (measles, mumps, rubella) vaccine to help eradicate measles in Thailand in this fiscal year.
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  • Tue, 04 Jun 2019 10:51
    BMA hospitals, clinics offer free influenza jabs
    To combat the increased risk of influenza outbreaks during the rainy season, the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration will offer free flu vaccinations to residents, a senior official said on Tuesday.
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  • Thu, 16 May 2019 01:00
    Authorities propose free flu vaccines for students in 2020
    HEALTH AUTHORITIES will provide free influenza shots for some 9.6 million children from next year under a Bt1-billion proposal that will soon be submitted to the National Vaccine Committee for approval. The vaccines will cover children from Prathom 1 to Mathayom 6.
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  • Thu, 28 Mar 2019 01:00
    Vaccines being readied to avert flu outbreak
    THAI authorities are preparing 7 million flu vaccines for distribution among seven at-risk groups as well as 400,000 doses for medical personnel and people whose jobs expose them to flu as part of measures to control influenza outbreak this year.
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  • Fri, 22 Mar 2019 16:13
    Thais urged to get flu shot
    Thais are being urged to get an influenza vaccination as almost 100,000 people have been infected so far this year and at least six have died. 
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  • Fri, 01 Mar 2019 19:31
    Philippines to charge Sanofi officials over dengue vaccination deaths
    The Philippine government said Friday it would file criminal charges against six officials of the French pharmaceutical firm Sanofi Pasteur over the deaths of children injected with its Dengvaxia anti-dengue vaccine.
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  • Thu, 07 Feb 2019 18:46
    Philippines hit by deadly measles outbreak
    A growing measles outbreak in the Philippines killed at least 25 people last month, officials said Thursday, putting some of the blame on mistrust stoked by a scare over an anti-dengue fever vaccine.
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  • Mon, 17 Dec 2018 15:48
    Scientists create bee vaccine to fight off ‘insect apocalypse’
    SCIENTISTS in Finland have developed what they believe is the world’s first vaccine to protect bees against disease, raising hopes for tackling the drastic decline in insect numbers which could cause a global food crisis.
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  • Thu, 22 Nov 2018 01:00
    Measles kills 18 in South as officials try to fight vaccine denial
    MEASLES HAS infected 2,280 people and killed 18 in the mainly Muslim border provinces in the South this year.
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  • Sat, 17 Nov 2018 11:36
    Chularajamontri rules measles vaccine not prohibited by Islam
    The Chularajamontri, or Thailand's Islamic spiritual leader, has unofficially ruled that Muslims can receive measles vaccine, a spiritual leader in Yala said on Saturday.
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  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:22
    Rabies vaccinations for dogs and cats after boy and father bitten
    Authorities are giving rabies vaccines to cats and dogs within a one kilometre radius of where a stray puppy dog bit a seven-year-old boy and his father in a college compound in Tambon Bua Thong of Buri Ram's Muang district on Monday.
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  • Sat, 27 Oct 2018 14:19
    Livestock Development chief vows to end rabies spread by next year
    Livestock Development Department director general Sorawit Thanito on Saturday vowed to end the spread of rabies in Thailand by next year.
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  • Thu, 18 Oct 2018 01:00
    ‘Vaccine denial’ behind measles deaths in South
    Local Islamic teachers preaching vaccination ‘forbidden’ for Muslims.
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  • Wed, 15 Aug 2018 01:00
    Rise in human rabies deaths blamed on poor quality vaccines
    THE HUMAN death toll from rabies in Thailand has soared to 17 so far this year – 54 per cent higher than last year – as poor quality vaccines and a vaccine shortage have hampered efforts to curb the incurable disease.
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  • Mon, 30 Jul 2018 01:00
    Why China’s vaccine scare should worry Thailand too 
    Those who live in Chiang Mai might find it a little strange that, during the past few days, Chinese tourists in large numbers have gathered at the city’s various hospitals – waiting for themselves and their children to be vaccinated against certain diseases.
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