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Coronavirus: Hong Kong launch of walk-in vaccinations for over 70s attracts queues, as elderly brave hot weather in rush for jabs

Hong Kong’s launch of walk-in coronavirus vaccinations for residents aged 70 or above attracted queues early on Thursday despite the hot weather.More than 1,500 passes were distributed in the morning, according to civil service chief Patrick Nip Tak-kuen, who described the operation as going smoothly.Many of the dozens seen waiting in line at two vaccination centres said they were taking advantage of the new appointment-free system because they did not know how to book online, previously the…

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