People receive a dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Bangkok, Thailand, last month. Photo: Xinhua
People receive a dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Bangkok, Thailand, last month. Photo: Xinhua
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Coronavirus: Thailand downgrades Covid-19 to same category as flu; Japan to roll out Omicron vaccine

  • Thailand will remove Covid-19 from the same disease category as plague and smallpox to reflect the reality of the situation, the health ministry said
  • Meanwhile, Japan is preparing to import a new vaccine against the BA.5 subvariant of Omicron as the country is hit by a seventh wave of infections

People receive a dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Bangkok, Thailand, last month. Photo: Xinhua
People receive a dose of Covid-19 vaccine in Bangkok, Thailand, last month. Photo: Xinhua
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