People wait to receive the BioNTech bivalent Covid-19 vaccine at Java Road Playground Community Vaccination Station in Quarry Bay. Photo: Edmond So
People wait to receive the BioNTech bivalent Covid-19 vaccine at Java Road Playground Community Vaccination Station in Quarry Bay. Photo: Edmond So

Coronavirus vaccine: Hong Kong elderly first in line for second-generation BioNTech shots as city rolls out Omicron-specific jabs

  • Residents can now receive the German-made bivalent shots against Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5
  • Expert committees to discuss whether bivalent vaccine could be given as third and fifth dose