Experts have recommended that Hong Kong’s adolescents receive only one dose of the BioNTech vaccine. Photo: May Tse Experts have recommended that Hong Kong’s adolescents receive only one dose of the BioNTech vaccine. Photo: May Tse
Experts have recommended that Hong Kong’s adolescents receive only one dose of the BioNTech vaccine. Photo: May Tse

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Coronavirus: what Hong Kong parents need to know about the one-dose BioNTech vaccine policy for adolescents

  • Experts say protection from one vaccine shot should be sufficient for youngsters in Hong Kong, where risk of Covid-19 infection is low
  • Those travelling to high-risk places should still get both doses to boost immunity

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Experts have recommended that Hong Kong’s adolescents receive only one dose of the BioNTech vaccine. Photo: May Tse Experts have recommended that Hong Kong’s adolescents receive only one dose of the BioNTech vaccine. Photo: May Tse
Experts have recommended that Hong Kong’s adolescents receive only one dose of the BioNTech vaccine. Photo: May Tse
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