Thailand｜Thailand signs the purchase contract of "Oxford vaccine", 26 million doses are expected to be administered next year The National Vaccine Research Institute under the Ministry of Public Health of Thailand and AstraZeneca signed the "COVID-19" (2019 Novel Coronavirus Disease, hereinafter referred to as Wuhan Pneumonia) vaccine contract on November 27 . The British-Swedish joint venture purchases the completed vaccine and hopes to start administering it in the middle of next year.
The total value of the contract is about 200 million US dollars (about NT 5.7 billion). Although the exact number of vaccine doses has not been photo background removing disclosed, Thai Prime Minister Prayuth said on the 26th that he will purchase 26 million doses . Since each person needs to be administered 2 doses, the number That would be enough to beat 13 million people. The contract also authorizes Siam Bioscience to mass-produce the vaccine in Thailand. AstraZeneca and Oxford University jointly developed a new coronary pneumonia vaccine, and just released the analysis of the third phase of the clinical trial on the 23rd, claiming that the overall effective rate is 70%, and one of the doses is as high as 90% effective rate, and the other is as high as 90%. One is 62%. In the former, subjects are given half the dose first, followed by the full dose.
However, the use of different doses of the vaccine is actually a misuse of the testers, and the outside world has questioned the lack of rigor of the test. But a BBC report believes that such a mistake is a mistake, and in the case of being wrong, it may make the "Oxford vaccine" a winner . Prayuth also pointed out on the 26th that in addition to the relatively cheap price of the vaccine, and the storage temperature of 2 to 8 degrees Celsius , it is suitable for transportation within Thailand, which is conducive to effective vaccination for most people. He hoped that after the official introduction of the vaccine, the Thai people will be able to fight as soon as possible, allowing international tourists to re-enter, and rebuilding Thailand's heavily damaged tourism industry and overall economy.