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Defence minister: Don’t get vaccinated while carrying Covid-19

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Minister of National Defence Tea Banh (front left) inspects the vaccination in the Morodok Techo National Sports Complex last week. Tea Banh Facebook Page

Defence minister: Don’t get vaccinated while carrying Covid-19

Minister of National Defence Tea Banh has warned of legal actions against Covid-19 positive individuals who try to get vaccinated while carrying the disease and anyone who permits them to get the jabs.

In an audio message on May 11, the minister said some Covid-19 positive persons had tried to get vaccinated even after they have been confirmed positive for the disease.

“We have received reports that some people were aware that they had Covid-19 but still tried to get the vaccine … All the relevant authorities who allow Covid-19 positive persons to get the vaccine will be held accountable before the law,” he said.

“I think this is an intention to spread the virus to other people, which seriously violates the law,” he said without elaborating, saying only that the authorities are investigating the case.

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