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Ho Chi Minh City vaccination sites trigger superspreader fears

Venues overwhelmed as officials try to administer 836,000 jabs in one week

People gather at Phu Tho Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City for COVID-19 vaccinations on June 24. (Captured image from Vnexpress website)

HANOI -- One of the key COVID-19 vaccination sites in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam's southern commercial hub, was overwhelmed on Friday as tens of thousands of people rushed to get their shots.

Crowds formed in different venues across Vietnam's largest city, triggering fears of a spike in infections.

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