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First Covid-19 vaccines land in Hong Kong, as city confirms 13 new cases and experts back Sinovac jab for healthy older people

The first 1 million doses of Covid-19 vaccine finally arrived in Hong Kong on Friday, while the government’s medical advisers declared the Sinovac jab suitable for healthy people aged over 60 amid concern over the potential risks for elderly recipients.Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and her senior officials will on Monday be the first to receive doses of the mainland-produced vaccine, according to sources, ahead of the launch next week of the city’s universal inoculation drive…

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