Thailand Prepares 6 Million Shots For Mass Rollout’s First Month

Thailand aims to administer as many as 6 million shots to protect against Covid-19 this month, as it begins a mass vaccination program amid the nation’s worst coronavirus outbreak since the pandemic began.

The government plans to distribute about 2 million doses of AstraZeneca Plc and Sinovac Biotech Ltd. to vaccination sites across Thailand ahead of the June 7 rollout, according to Sopon Iamsirithawon, a deputy director-general at the Department of Disease Control. As many as 6 million shots will be available in June, with a target capacity of about 500,000 inoculations a day, he said.

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