A survey conducted by Chinese University researchers showed less than 40 per cent of Hongkongers were prepared to take vaccine shots. Photo: Shutterstock A survey conducted by Chinese University researchers showed less than 40 per cent of Hongkongers were prepared to take vaccine shots. Photo: Shutterstock
A survey conducted by Chinese University researchers showed less than 40 per cent of Hongkongers were prepared to take vaccine shots. Photo: Shutterstock

Hong Kong fourth wave: survey finds under 40 per cent willing to take coronavirus jab – far fewer than needed to protect population

  • Just 37.2 per cent of residents polled – about half that required – said they would take vaccine, citing fears of side effects, logistical difficulties
  • And while new information has become available since, researchers say there is no guarantee percentage will increase if survey is redone

Topic |   Coronavirus vaccine
A survey conducted by Chinese University researchers showed less than 40 per cent of Hongkongers were prepared to take vaccine shots. Photo: Shutterstock A survey conducted by Chinese University researchers showed less than 40 per cent of Hongkongers were prepared to take vaccine shots. Photo: Shutterstock
A survey conducted by Chinese University researchers showed less than 40 per cent of Hongkongers were prepared to take vaccine shots. Photo: Shutterstock
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