Cambodia accepts 1m doses of China’s Sinopharm vaccine

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen said he has accepted a donation of one million Sinopharm vaccine doses from China.

The announcement made on his Facebook account on Friday night contradicts a previous pledge by the Cambodian leader to only use treatments approved by the World Health Organization.

Hun Sen acknowledged his previous position, but said the country could no longer afford to wait as cases stemming from an outbreak in Thailand continued to rise.

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