China-donated COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Sri Lanka, Cambodia, Laos

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A shipment of the Chinese-made Sinopharm COVID-19 vaccine arrived in Sri Lanka as part of a donation by the Chinese government on Thursday. Cambodia also received a new batch of China-donated Sinopharm vaccine after the arrival of the first Chinese vaccine shipment in February. Laos received its second batch of Chinese vaccines this week.

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