1.four million doses in first shipment of US-made Moderna vaccines

The distributor of the Moderna mRNA Covid-19 vaccine, Zuellig Pharma Thailand, has confirmed another cargo of 1.4 million vaccines. The cargo is in addition to 500,000 vaccines received already, for a total of 1.9 million doses that the Thai Private Hospital Association ordered for distribution to paying clients. It marks the primary time Moderna vaccines have been received from manufacturers within the US.
The new batch comes as one other channel has just opened for supplying the Moderna vaccine. While the Food and Drug Administration in Thailand had accredited the Moderna vaccine for importing into the nation, it had previously permitted the vaccines from the European manufacturers. Yesterday the Thai FDA permitted the use of Moderna vaccines manufactured within the US for import as nicely.
The new round of Moderna vaccine imports will help pace the distribution of doses to those who prepurchased the vaccine and have been anxiously awaiting injection. The 1.four million vaccines within the works will start delivery from the US starting on the end of the month and into December.
The Moderna vaccines will be delivered to the Government Pharmaceutical Organisation who act as a middleman for all non-public vaccines imported into Thailand earlier than being distributed to the Private Hospital Association after. The General Manager of Zuellig Pharma Thailand explained the delivery and distribution process.
“The firm has instantly coordinated with Moderna to expedite imports from the United States. This lot is a special allocation by the Moderna firm itself for Thailand in order for Thai people to receive the vaccine as quickly as attainable. Every batch of vaccines shipped to Thailand should go through a top quality check before being dispatched from the manufacturer in the country of origin.”

Reliable comes as part of a stream of new vaccine imports that has been flowing more typically and more reliably than at the beginning of the vaccine rollout, together with another new cargo introduced of 30 million Pfizer vaccines.
SOURCE: The Pattaya News

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