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Coronavirus: Sinovac vaccine gives 70 per cent less protection against South African variant, but Hongkongers urged to still get jab

The level of protection offered by the Sinovac coronavirus vaccine dropped 70 per cent against the more infectious South African variant, according to data published by mainland scientists, but Hong Kong health experts on Tuesday sought to reassure residents that jabs available in the city were still effective. One public health expert said in the long term the city could look into findings on mixing Covid-19 vaccines, which is being studied in different parts of the world, to see whether that…

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