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Coronavirus Hong Kong: booster shots can proceed without local data on side effects and efficacy, top vaccination adviser says

Hong Kong should start administering Covid-19 booster shots to high-risk groups without waiting for local data on side effects and efficacy, a top government adviser has said as he suggested pushing ahead with preparations to meet a target on border reopening.Professor Lau Yu-lung, who chairs the Centre for Health Committee’s (CHP) scientific committee on vaccine preventable diseases, backed an accelerated launch of third doses in the city after the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended…


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