Phnom Penh (FN), May 23 – Cambodia's health ministry spokesperson Or Vandine dismissed a fake news published by MSN, stating that Cambodia demanded £20,000 from foreign patients for infected lung treatment.

"Anthony Igoe, 31, was taken to hospital in Cambodia, where he is a teacher with a serious Infection in his lungs. But medics in the poverty-stricken country have now told him he will have to pay £20,000 for antibiotic drugs or doctors will simply remove the infected lung,” the website wrote.

The spokesperson considered the above statement fake news fabricated to discredit Cambodia’s Health Ministry.