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Authorities vaccinate cows for lumpy skin disease in Kampong Chhnang province's Svay Rompear commune, in a photo posted to the Agriculture Ministry's Facebook page on August 26, 2021.

Vaccination Campaign Launched for Cows

The Agriculture Ministry has launched a lumpy skin disease vaccination campaign for cattle starting with priority provinces after more than 30,000 animals have contracted the disease, an official said.

Prime Minister Hun Sen speaks for more than four hours during the launch of children's vaccination campaign, in a photo posted to the premier's Facebook page on August 1, 2021.

Hun Sen Launches Youth Vaccinations With Political Speech

With just over a year left on a political ban for opposition officials, Prime Minister Hun Sen said he would hand out “rehabilitation” pardons only if it “makes me pleased,” while saying he would stay in power until he “no longer wants to do it anymore.”

Sinovac Covid-19 vaccine (Flickr/CC)

Covid-19 Vaccine Dose Interval Increased to Be Closer to Recommended Span

In an announcement this week, the Health Ministry said the change to a 21-day interval was made based on a report from a Covid-19 commission and approval from Hun Sen. Vaccinations have already been underway for five months, and more than 5 million people have received doses.