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WHO Says Virus Caused Illnesses In Cambodia

Cambodian children and their parents sitting at Kantha Bopha Children's Hospital in Phnom Penh on July 5.
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Cambodian children and their parents sitting at Kantha Bopha Children's Hospital in Phnom Penh on July 5.

Where do things stand with the outbreak of illnesses in Cambodia that landed scores of children in the hospital and was implicated in the deaths of more than 50? Here's a roundup of the latest info.

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Scott Hensley edits stories about health, biomedical research and pharmaceuticals for NPR's Science desk. During the COVID-19 pandemic, he has led the desk's reporting on the development of vaccines against the coronavirus.