People stand in line outside a community vaccination centre administering the BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in Hong Kong on April 5. Photo: Bloomberg
People stand in line outside a community vaccination centre administering the BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in Hong Kong on April 5. Photo: Bloomberg
Philip Cowley
Opinion

Opinion

Philip Cowley

Why Hong Kong’s coronavirus vaccine effort is a victim of the city’s pandemic success

  • Hong Kong’s success in dealing with Covid-19 is now hampering its ability to persuade people to get vaccinated
  • Whatever its other failings, the government has supplied something close to a model service, only for much of the public to shrug their shoulders and walk away

People stand in line outside a community vaccination centre administering the BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in Hong Kong on April 5. Photo: Bloomberg
People stand in line outside a community vaccination centre administering the BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in Hong Kong on April 5. Photo: Bloomberg
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