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Kids aged 5-11 can get Sinovac boosters from Feb 21

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A five-year-old boy is administered Sinovac vaccine in Phnom Penh’s Chamkarmon district on Monday. Heng Chivoan

Kids aged 5-11 can get Sinovac boosters from Feb 21

Children aged 5-11 nationwide who have completed their primary Covid-19 vaccination schedule at least four months prior will be able to get a booster shot of the Chinese-made Sinovac coronavirus jab from February 21, according to national Covid-19 vaccination committee head Or Vandine.

In the capital, the booster shot for this age group will be administered at Calmette Hospital, Preah Ang Duong Hospital, National Paediatric Hospital, National Maternal and Child Health Centre, Khmer-Soviet Friendship Hospital and Kantha Bopha Children's Hospital, Vandine said in a statement on the night of February 17.

She called on parents and guardians to take their 5-11-year-olds to get their boosters.

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