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Covid-19 situation accelerates in Southeast Asia over slow vaccination campaigns

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Bangkok, Apr 28 (EFE/EPA).- After a year in which the pandemic had almost passed in much of Southeast Asia, the region faced a rebound in Covid-19 cases linked to the so-called British strain of the virus, while vaccination campaigns have been slow.A new wave of infections in Thailand, Cambodia and Laos adds to the delicate situation in the Philippines, where a health system collapse is feared.Thailand registered 15 deaths Wednesday for the second consecutive day, the highest number of deaths since the beginning of the pandemic, fighting an outbreak that has hit Bangkok the most as authorities have made the use of masks in public places mandatory. (Camera: DIEGO AZUBEL).SHOT LIST: PEOPLE RECEIVE SECOND DOSE OF SINOVAC COVID-19 VACCINE AT A SCHOOL IN BANGKOK, THAILAND.

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