According to figures from the Department of Health, as of 8 o'clock last night (23rd), the number of people who have received the first dose of the vaccine has reached 2.98 million, and it is expected to exceed 3 million today (24th).
Many people who have made appointments this afternoon went to the Lai Chi Kok Stadium to wait for the vaccination against Fubitai in the rain.
Some members of the public expect that more people can be vaccinated to achieve the effect of herd immunity as soon as possible. Others believe that after a period of observation, no major problems have occurred, so they can be vaccinated with confidence.
It is raining outside the Lai Chi Kok Sports Centre, but there are still citizens queuing outside for vaccination.
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According to information from the Department of Health, as of last night (23rd), the number of people who have received the first dose has reached 2.98 million, and it is estimated that it will exceed 3 million today (24th).
The 12-year-old classmate He is very happy that more and more people are getting injections. "I won't be babbling about the vaccine. I was surprised to see many people before." He also said that he expects more people to be vaccinated as soon as possible to achieve herd immunity. Many people can be infected first.” After receiving the second shot, he said that he was not eligible for the vaccination before. Seeing that his family had already been vaccinated, he was very envious. Now he is very happy to complete the second shot.
The 12-year-old student He, who is now 12 years old, is very happy that the first dose of vaccination will exceed 3 million. "I don't know how to babble the vaccine. I was surprised when I saw a lot of people before."
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Nearly half of the population is inoculated, the epidemic is expected to end
Mr. Wen, who works as a private driver, specially let him take a half-day vacation and can be vaccinated in the afternoon. As more and more people get injections, Mr. Wen bluntly said, "More people will fight, everyone can rest assured" and hope the epidemic will be over. As many people call it as soon as possible, everyone will not be nervous.” He also hopes that the epidemic will ease as soon as possible and that countries will clear customs as soon as possible so that he can go to the Philippines for vacation.
Mr. Feng also attended the vaccination in the afternoon. He said that he had been observing for several months and that no major problems had occurred. Even if the side effects occurred, they were only expected. He also said that the company did not put him under pressure and he would vaccinate if he thought it was necessary. I have confidence in Fubitai vaccine, and the data is more complete than that of Kexing vaccine, so I feel relieved to vaccinate.
In addition, the reporter also went to the Ke Hing Vaccination Center at the Kowloon Bay Stadium to understand why the public did not get the first injection five months after the start.
Mr. Zhang and his wife were given an injection today. Mr. Zhang said that the vaccination is only now because he hopes to wait and see the effect of the vaccine and assess whether it is really necessary. He believes that many cases of the variant virus are imported to Hong Kong, so injections are needed. protect yourself.
He also explained that he has a long-term patient and needs regular follow-up visits to the internal medicine department. Although he feels that his condition is well controlled, he also hopes to wait until the doctor’s advice is received during the follow-up visit before getting the injection. Therefore, he started to make an appointment after the follow-up visit last month. Need to cooperate with working hours, can only choose Saturday afternoon injection, so the vaccination time will be postponed.
He later saw that there were still places in the vaccination center of the Kowloon Bay Stadium today, and he would make an appointment immediately even if a cross-regional injection is needed.
Mrs. Zhang said that many family members and friends around her are getting injections or making appointments for injections in the near future, because some people hope that they can pass customs after the injections.
Regarding the number of people who will be vaccinated for the first time will exceed 3 million, Mr. Feng believes that "it's all about the time."
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Jiang Tai, who is nearly 60 years old, said that he hopes to have a physical examination before vaccination to understand his physical condition. Therefore, he will make an appointment for a physical examination in March and April. However, due to the large number of appointments, he will not be able to have a physical examination until June to confirm his health. I made an appointment for an injection when I was healthy, so I am only vaccinated now.
She said that her brothers and sisters had completed their physical examinations earlier, so they completed the vaccination earlier than her, and her parents had reached eight or ninety years of age, so they did not dare to arrange them.
Ms. Chen pointed out that she had muscle and bone strain. Although the doctor thought she was suitable for the injection, she was worried that she would be more exhausted after the injection, so she waited until the Chinese doctor to treat her body before giving the injection.
She also pointed out that many people in her workplace have been given injections, because everyone knows that the side effects of injections are not serious. Although some people feel dizzy and vomiting, they do not need to be admitted to the hospital, which increases their confidence in vaccination.
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