Singapore sends more than 120,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Thailand

Singapore sends more than 120,000 doses of AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine to Thailand

Last month, Thailand said it was seeking to borrow 150,000 doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine from Bhutan amid a supply shortage in the country.  On Monday, Thailand reported 10,288 new COVID-19 infections and 101 more deaths.  Thai authorities on Monday also announced that it was preparing to downscale its COVID-19 quarantine requirements for fully vaccinated international tourists and … Read more

Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam are leaving behind zero-Covid but they aren’t ready to open up, experts warn

Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam are leaving behind zero-Covid but they aren't ready to open up, experts warn

Yanzhong Huang, senior fellow for global health at the US-based Council on Foreign Relations think tank, said if vaccination rates aren’t high enough with high-efficacy vaccines before restrictions are lifted, health care systems in Southeast Asia could quickly become overwhelmed.”You’re going to see this spike of severe cases then it’s going to overwhelm the ICU … Read more