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Coronavirus: Hong Kong residents will be offered second BioNTech shot once defects probe is complete, minister says amid vaccine suspension; city confirms 9 new Covid-19 cases

Hongkongers who have already received their first shot under the city’s now-suspended BioNTech vaccination scheme will be given their booster jab straight after the investigation into packaging defects has concluded, a top official has pledged, without offering a timetable for the restart.Secretary for the Civil Service Patrick Nip Tak-kuen, who oversees the city’s Covid-19 inoculation drive, on Thursday also said that communication surrounding the suspension was flawed, with the limited…

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