Macau’s health chief, Dr Lei Chin-ion, briefs the media at a ceremony welcoming the arrival of the first batch of Sinopharm vaccines on Saturday. Photo: Macau Daily Macau’s health chief, Dr Lei Chin-ion, briefs the media at a ceremony welcoming the arrival of the first batch of Sinopharm vaccines on Saturday. Photo: Macau Daily
Macau’s health chief, Dr Lei Chin-ion, briefs the media at a ceremony welcoming the arrival of the first batch of Sinopharm vaccines on Saturday. Photo: Macau Daily

Hong Kong defends its approval process for Covid-19 vaccines as neighbouring Macau celebrates arrival of first batch from mainland

  • Macau’s health chief says it will begin administering Sinopharm jabs on Tuesday, despite a lack of Phase 3 clinical data
  • Hong Kong authorities and advisers, meanwhile, insist the city will not cut corners in its own approval process for expediency’s sake

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Macau’s health chief, Dr Lei Chin-ion, briefs the media at a ceremony welcoming the arrival of the first batch of Sinopharm vaccines on Saturday. Photo: Macau Daily Macau’s health chief, Dr Lei Chin-ion, briefs the media at a ceremony welcoming the arrival of the first batch of Sinopharm vaccines on Saturday. Photo: Macau Daily
Macau’s health chief, Dr Lei Chin-ion, briefs the media at a ceremony welcoming the arrival of the first batch of Sinopharm vaccines on Saturday. Photo: Macau Daily
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