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Hong Kong approves China’s Sinovac vaccine, rollout from February 26

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Hong Kong has formally approved China’s Sinovac vaccine for emergency use with the rollout starting on February 26, the city’s health secretary said on Thursday, …
Hong Kong has formally approved China’s Sinovac vaccine for emergency use with the rollout starting on February 26, the city’s health secretary said on Thursday, paving the way for residents in the global financial hub to be vaccinated for COVID-19. Sophia Chan said the vaccine met the “safety, efficacy and quality requirements specified in Hong Kong emergency situations” and that the benefits outweighed the risks. Patrick Nip, secretary for civil service, said the government expected to receive a million doses of Sinovac vaccines on Friday afternoon with vaccinations expected to start on February 26.

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