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Thailand approves Pfizer-Biontech vaccine for emergency use

Outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Bangkok, Thailand

(Reuters) – Thailand’s food and drug administration on Thursday announced it had approved the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine for emergency use.

The approval makes it the sixth COVID-19 vaccine approved in Thailand, senior health official Paisan Dankhum said in a statement. Thailand has ordered 20 million doses of the Pfizer vaccine and expects to receive it by the end of the year.

(Reporting by Panarat Thepgumpanat; Writing by Chayut Setboonsarng; Editing by Martin Petty)

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