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Coronavirus: Hong Kong approves use of BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine for children as young as 12 years old

Children as young as 12 years old will be able to receive the BioNTech Covid-19 vaccine in Hong Kong, the government has announced, as the city marked 41 straight days without a local untraceable coronavirus infection.Details of vaccination arrangements would be announced early next week after Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan Siu-chee officially approved the move on Thursday. The government’s advisory panel on Covid-19 vaccines had unanimously backed lowering the age limit from 16 for…

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