Coronavirus: Cambodia becomes latest country to sign up for Chinese vaccines as Brazil looks to buy 20 million more doses

Cambodian citizens will start receiving jabs from Wednesday with a goal of inoculating 500,000 people by April.

Cambodia will become the latest country to use Chinese Covid-19 vaccines despite persistent doubts over their effectiveness.

On Friday it also emerged that Brazil was in talks to buy another 20 million doses of a vaccine developed by another Chinese company.

There has been scepticism over the effectiveness of the Chinese jabs, including the Sinopharm vaccine that China has donated to Cambodia, because the producers have not made their final trial data public.

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