Authorities will follow up with the distributor of the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong, on extending its jabs to younger children. Photo: Nora Tam
Authorities will follow up with the distributor of the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong, on extending its jabs to younger children. Photo: Nora Tam

Coronavirus: Hong Kong government panel recommends smaller doses of BioNTech vaccine for children as young as 5, in absence of distributor’s application

  • Expert assures public that countries such as the UK have also adopted move, and practice of smaller doses of adult drugs for children is not new
  • Currently only those aged 12 and above can get German-made jab

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Authorities will follow up with the distributor of the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong, on extending its jabs to younger children. Photo: Nora Tam
Authorities will follow up with the distributor of the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong, on extending its jabs to younger children. Photo: Nora Tam
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