Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha receives an injection of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine at the Government House in Bangkok, Thailand, March 16, 2021 [Thailand Government House/Handout via Reuters]

Thailand has launched an inoculation campaign with AstraZeneca’s COVID-19 shot and Australia announced it has no plans to stop administering the jab, despite a growing number of European nations suspending the vaccine’s use amid concerns over safety.

Thai Prime Minster Prayuth Chan-ocha on Tuesday became the first person to receive the AstraZeneca vaccine in the Southeast Asian nation, saying he was doing so “to boost confidence for the general public”.

Prayuth and other cabinet members had initially been due to get their vaccine shots on Friday but Thailand temporarily suspended the use of the AstraZeneca

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