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Japan’s AstraZeneca vaccines arrive in Cambodia

Publication date 23 July 2021 | 23:48 | ICT

The first batches of the AstraZeneca vaccine donated by Japan – 332,000 of the total one million doses – touched down at Phnom Penh International Airport on the night of July 23 and were warmly welcomed by Prime Minister Hun Sen.

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