The reopening of the holiday island of Phuket for tourism under the sandbox arrangement from July 1, is according to the menu g of Prof. dr. Prasit Watanapa, dean of the medical school at Mahidol University, vulnerable to the spread of mutated Covid-19 variants.
“I think it is too early to open the country to foreign tourists because the vaccines that have been made available to the local population cannot protect against every variant of the virus,” Professor Prasit warned sternly and comprehensively. contain the virus should a new wave break out.
The dean points to the UK, where the government has opened the country and the infection rate has risen as new virus variants have been discovered in the country
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