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Coronavirus vaccine FAQs including the latest timetable for vaccine rollout and vaccine efficacy data plus news and updates on research into a vaccine to combat coronavirus which has infected tens of millions of people and led to the deaths of more than three million around the globe.

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Latest infection involving airport worker sure to raise concerns about reopening border in country adopting zero tolerance approach
Zhong Nanshan has listed the prerequisites for the country to reopen, including ‘relatively’ low transmission elsewhere.
Hong Kong has had few if any local infections of Covid 19 and containment measures have been rigid, yet mainland authorities still want more – without being specific – before allowing travel again.
The sight of some cabinet members having a third shot against Covid-19 has not only raised concerns about equal opportunity, but also over the protection offered by previous doses.
Compulsory vaccinations targeting specific high-risk workers or sectors make more sense, but there needs to be a fair and firm system of penalties so as to not add to the mental health pressures of an ongoing pandemic.
While vaccination is helping to reduce deaths and pressure on health care systems, a more comprehensive strategy is needed.
Sudden U-turn on adolescents needing only one BioNTech jab, instead of two as previously recommended, is bound to fuel scepticism and misunderstanding.
Rich nations can stop thinking about a return to normality unless they distribute excess doses of Covid-19 vaccine to the less fortunate.
The much-heralded return to the office has been put on hold in the US, amid a surge in Covid-19 cases. But the virus has caused less disruption to workplace strategies in Asia, where employers and employees prefer not to blur the work-life boundary.
Those who are the most vulnerable to becoming sick and dying from Covid-19, are also the biggest group in the city putting off being immunised.
While persuasion is the preferred approach, the aim is to get as many people as possible vaccinated. It may not take another major outbreak of the virus for the government to impose restrictions on the unvaccinated
An investigation has revealed how customers are making a mockery of the city’s defence strategy against Covid-19, and it requires serious enforcement action by the authorities.
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