Fosun Pharma, which distributes the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong, has provided clinical data on jabs for children to the city’s health authorities. Photo: dpa
Fosun Pharma, which distributes the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong, has provided clinical data on jabs for children to the city’s health authorities. Photo: dpa

exclusive | Coronavirus: BioNTech vaccine for children may be available in Hong Kong as early as October

  • Insider says local distributor of German-made vaccine has provided clinical data to health authorities, launching weeks-long approval process
  • Each coronavirus shot contains one-tenth of adult dosage, reducing likelihood of children developing severe side effects such as myocarditis

Fosun Pharma, which distributes the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong, has provided clinical data on jabs for children to the city’s health authorities. Photo: dpa
Fosun Pharma, which distributes the BioNTech vaccine in Hong Kong, has provided clinical data on jabs for children to the city’s health authorities. Photo: dpa
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