Cambodia’s PM backs Chinese virus jab, gets AstraZeneca’s shot

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen received today a shot of the AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine supplied by India, about three weeks into the launch of his country’s inoculation programme, which initially relied only on Chinese vaccines.

Hun Sen, 68, had vowed to be the first to receive the Sinopharm vaccine donated by China, but later said he was too old.

His sons and the justice and environment ministers were among the first to get it instead.

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