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Coronavirus: Hong Kong government panel recommends smaller doses of BioNTech vaccine for children as young as 5, in absence of distributor’s application

A government advisory panel has recommended administering smaller doses of the German-made BioNTech coronavirus shots to Hong Kong children as young as five, even though the distributor for the vaccine has not applied to lower the age restriction for its jabs.The Advisory Panel on Covid-19 Vaccines said on Wednesday that children aged five to 11 should be offered 10-microgram doses of BioNTech – a third of an adult dose – with one expert explaining it was difficult to buy the paediatric version…

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