• 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.
  • 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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  • Wed, 25 Jul 2018 10:22
    15 detained in China vaccine scandal
    Chinese authorities have arrested 15 people including the chairwoman of a rabies vaccine producer under fire for fraudulent quality control in the country's latest drug-safety scandal.
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  • Wed, 25 Jul 2018 01:00
    Made-in-China syndrome strikes again 
    President Xi lashes out after national scare over substandard vaccines 
  • Sat, 07 Jul 2018 06:18
    Candidate AIDS vaccine passes key early test
    The near 40-year quest for an AIDS vaccine received a hopeful boost Saturday when scientists announced that a trial drug triggered an immune response in humans and shielded monkeys from infection.
  • Tue, 15 May 2018 01:00
    Pfizer looks to deployment of vaccines amid stretched state health services
    PFIZER THAILAND is working with public health officials to find ways to deploy new vaccines to prevent chronic illnesses amid serious shortfalls in state funding resulting from an ageing society and increased obesity among young people.
  • Mon, 14 May 2018 06:44
    WHO reports new Ebola case in DR Congo, vaccine this week
    The head of the World Health Organization said Sunday there has been another reported case of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo and that an experimental vaccine to fight the disease is expected to become available in the country this week.
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  • Fri, 27 Apr 2018 04:00
    Minister calls for tough action over rabies vaccine irregularities
    Five livestock department officials face severe discplinary action for procuring 1 million doses without fda certification
  • Fri, 30 Mar 2018 11:02
    Schoolgirls will get HPV vaccine as rumours of shortage denied
    Contrary to circulating rumours, there was no shortage of the vaccine against human papilloma virus (HPV) needed for shots for Prathom 5 schoolgirls nationwide, according to Atthaporn Limpanyalert, a National Health Security Office (NHSO) spokesperson.
  • Mon, 26 Mar 2018 01:00
    Minister denies rabies vaccine graft amid probe of substandard batch
    AGRICULTURE Minister Grisada Boonrach yesterday denied reports that Livestock Department director-general Apai Suttisunk would be transferred. This followed the establishment of a fact-finding committee into reports that some anti-rabies vaccines are substandard.
  • Sat, 24 Mar 2018 14:01
    86 people in Nakhon Si Thammarat get rabies shots
    A total of 86 people in Nakhon Si Thammarat have received the rabies vaccine after having direct contact with nine dogs diagnosed with the virus, said the Nakhon Si Thammarat chief public health officer on Saturday.
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  • Sat, 24 Mar 2018 01:00
    30-day deadline for rabies vaccine probe
    THE AGRICULTURE and Cooperatives Ministry has set a 30-day timeframe for its probe into alleged irregularities in its rabies-vaccine procurement.
  • Thu, 22 Mar 2018 01:00
    Ministry probes claim of conflict of interest in rabies vaccines
  • Wed, 21 Mar 2018 15:42
    Krabi officials find 6 rabies-infected dogs
    The Krabi Provincial Public Health Office has announced a warning to local residents after finding six dogs with rabies infection on Tuesday. Officials are reminding all people that if they are bitten, scratched or licked by a stray dog or cat, they should seek medical attention and get a rabies PEP vaccine.
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  • Sun, 18 Mar 2018 14:28
    FDA recalls faulty rabies vaccines partly blamed for epidemic
    The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has recalled and destroyed substandard rabies vaccines, which have been partly blamed for the current spread of rabies, in late 2016.
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