Parents bring their young ones to Hong Kong Children’s Hospital in Kai Tak on the first day of the BioNTech toddlers’ jab roll-out. Photo: Sam Tsang
Parents bring their young ones to Hong Kong Children’s Hospital in Kai Tak on the first day of the BioNTech toddlers’ jab roll-out. Photo: Sam Tsang

Coronavirus vaccine: Hong Kong rolls out BioNTech jabs for children aged 6 months to under 5 years, minister warns booking rate low

  • Secretary for the Civil Service Ingrid Yeung says take-up rate ‘not ideal’ in light of low overall vaccination figures among city residents aged under three years
  • Parents sold on shots say family members have received earlier vaccine version, others cite need for travel

Parents bring their young ones to Hong Kong Children’s Hospital in Kai Tak on the first day of the BioNTech toddlers’ jab roll-out. Photo: Sam Tsang
Parents bring their young ones to Hong Kong Children’s Hospital in Kai Tak on the first day of the BioNTech toddlers’ jab roll-out. Photo: Sam Tsang
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