Thailand approves Johnson & Johnson's COVID-19 vaccine - (Fidelity via NewsPoints Desk)

  • Thailand has approved Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine for emergency use, the country’s health minister said on Thursday, as reported in Fidelity.

  • The country has also authorised vaccines developed by AstraZeneca and Sinovac Biotech.

  • Meanwhile, China's Sinopharm and the makers of Russia's Sputnik V are preparing to submit requests for approval, said Paisal Dunkhum, head of Thailand's FDA.

  • Moderna has also said it would submit an application for approval while India's Bharat Biotech is in the process of submitting documents for vaccine registration, Paisal added.

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