Thailand approves China's COVID-19 vaccines for use for children (Photo for illustration)

Earlier, the FDA only allow the two vaccines to be used on people aged 18 and above. 

In December 2021, the agency permitted the use of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on children aged 5 to 11.

On February 4, Thailand logged 9,909 new COVID-19 infections, the highest daily case tally in more than three months, raising the total caseload to over 2.47 million, according to its Center for COVID-19 Situation Administration (CCSA).

As of February 3, 70.1 percent of the country's nearly 70-million population had been fully vaccinated, while 21.4 percent had received booster shots.

Source: VNA