People queue for the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong’s Sai Ying Pun. Photo: Dickson Lee People queue for the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong’s Sai Ying Pun. Photo: Dickson Lee
People queue for the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong’s Sai Ying Pun. Photo: Dickson Lee

Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s ‘zero infection’ policy unsustainable, expert warns, urging elderly to get vaccinated; 5 imported cases confirmed

  • Professor Ivan Hung from the government’s expert committee on vaccines says social-distancing rules can be eased only with an 80 to 90 per cent inoculation rate
  • At present only 41.3 per cent of the city’s population have been fully vaccinated

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People queue for the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong’s Sai Ying Pun. Photo: Dickson Lee People queue for the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong’s Sai Ying Pun. Photo: Dickson Lee
People queue for the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong’s Sai Ying Pun. Photo: Dickson Lee
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