People queue up outside a community vaccination centre administering the BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in Hong Kong on April 26. With only 16 per cent of the population vaccinated, Hong Kong has a long way to go to reach the 70 per cent required for herd immunity. Photo: Bloomberg
People queue up outside a community vaccination centre administering the BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in Hong Kong on April 26. With only 16 per cent of the population vaccinated, Hong Kong has a long way to go to reach the 70 per cent required for herd immunity. Photo: Bloomberg
Bernard Chan
Opinion

Opinion

Bernard Chan

Time for all of Hong Kong to pitch in and encourage Covid-19 vaccinations

  • Hongkongers have not rushed out to get vaccinated despite having the luxury of vaccine choice and an efficient sign-up process
  • Businesses and universities in the city and abroad are becoming more proactive in encouraging vaccinations, in an effort to return to normality

People queue up outside a community vaccination centre administering the BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in Hong Kong on April 26. With only 16 per cent of the population vaccinated, Hong Kong has a long way to go to reach the 70 per cent required for herd immunity. Photo: Bloomberg
People queue up outside a community vaccination centre administering the BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in Hong Kong on April 26. With only 16 per cent of the population vaccinated, Hong Kong has a long way to go to reach the 70 per cent required for herd immunity. Photo: Bloomberg
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