Cambodia government prepares $ 40 million to buy 4 million doses of vaccine
Phnom Penh: As 1.5 million doses of vaccine arrived in Cambodia this morning, March 26, 2021, which is a purchase from China, Cambodia has prepared a budget of 40 million dollars to buy an additional 4 million doses of vaccine for the people of Cambodia. This is according to Ms. Youk Sambath, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Health, when receiving the Chinese vaccine today.
The vaccine currently being bought from China, $10 vaccine per dose and should be given two time to make it more effective against Covid-19, she said.
She explained that the use and effectiveness of the Sinovac vaccine was not different from that of the Sinopharm vaccine.
1.5 million doses with a budget of $ 15 million. The vaccine will be provide to people from the age of 18 onwards with a protective effect of between 70-80% and a lifespan of 36 months.