Cambodia starts vaccine booster drive to shore up COVID-19 defence

Cambodia started offering coronavirus vaccine booster shots on Thursday in a renewed public health drive after managing to inoculate more than half of its population.

One of Asia’s poorest countries, Cambodia is offering the AstraZeneca vaccine as a third shot to those who have received the inactivated virus vaccines developed by Sinopharm and Sinovac, with the aim of bolstering immunity against the COVID-19 Delta variant.

“This is for all of us to fight together and if all of us get the vaccination then we can stop the spread,” said nurse Touch Phavana, 56, who was receiving a booster.

In full: https://www.reuters.com/article/health-coronavirus-cambodia/cambodia-starts-vaccine-booster-drive-to-shore-up-covid-19-defence-idUSL4N2PJ1K6

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