The first of millions of Covid-19 vaccine jabs are expected to arrive in Hong Kong in early 2021. Photo: AFP The first of millions of Covid-19 vaccine jabs are expected to arrive in Hong Kong in early 2021. Photo: AFP
The first of millions of Covid-19 vaccine jabs are expected to arrive in Hong Kong in early 2021. Photo: AFP

Explainer |
Covid-19 vaccine: how soon will the shots be available in Hong Kong and mainland, and what are the possible side effects?

  • A timetable for vaccination is yet to be fixed, but delivery of the first batch of 1 million jabs from Sinovac – originally expected in January – could be delayed
  • Chinese experts are developing mRNA, inactivated and nucleic acid-based vaccines, while more than 1.5 million people have already received the shots

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
The first of millions of Covid-19 vaccine jabs are expected to arrive in Hong Kong in early 2021. Photo: AFP The first of millions of Covid-19 vaccine jabs are expected to arrive in Hong Kong in early 2021. Photo: AFP
The first of millions of Covid-19 vaccine jabs are expected to arrive in Hong Kong in early 2021. Photo: AFP
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