Cambodia to give third dose of Covid-19 vaccine to frontline officials

A teenager receives a vaccine dose against the Covid-19 from a medical officer at a health centre as Cambodia begins its vaccination campaign for ages 12 to 17, in Phnom Penh. - Reuters

PHNOM PENH, Aug 7 (Xinhua): Cambodia will begin offering a third dose or booster dose of Covid-19 vaccine to frontline health workers, civil servants and armed forces in seven provinces along the Cambodia-Thailand border on Sunday, a health ministry's spokesperson said on Saturday.

Those provinces include Battambang, Banteay Meanchey, Pailin, Koh Kong, Oddar Meanchey, Pursat and Preah Vihear, health ministry's secretary of state and spokeswoman Or Vandine said in a statement.

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