A top Hong Kong microbiologist has suggested the Sinovac vaccine may not be the most appropriate for the elderly and chronically ill. Photo: Sam Tsang A top Hong Kong microbiologist has suggested the Sinovac vaccine may not be the most appropriate for the elderly and chronically ill. Photo: Sam Tsang
A top Hong Kong microbiologist has suggested the Sinovac vaccine may not be the most appropriate for the elderly and chronically ill. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus: top microbiologist recommends BioNTech vaccine for Hong Kong’s elderly, chronically ill; 11 new cases logged

  • But government pandemic adviser David Hui says data for those older than 60 who took Sinovac jabs show little reason to restrict it based on age
  • Debate emerged after the death of a 63-year-old man suffering from multiple illnesses who had taken the mainland-produced vaccine

Topic |   Coronavirus Hong Kong
A top Hong Kong microbiologist has suggested the Sinovac vaccine may not be the most appropriate for the elderly and chronically ill. Photo: Sam Tsang A top Hong Kong microbiologist has suggested the Sinovac vaccine may not be the most appropriate for the elderly and chronically ill. Photo: Sam Tsang
A top Hong Kong microbiologist has suggested the Sinovac vaccine may not be the most appropriate for the elderly and chronically ill. Photo: Sam Tsang
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