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New Crown Vaccine | Lin Zheng: Invite experts for a short-term meeting to discuss when to start the third injection for a specific group

2021-10-12T03:50:43.116Z

Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) recently suggested that people 60 years of age or older who have completed the vaccination of China Kexing or Sinopharm should receive a third dose of the vaccine. Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said before attending the executive meeting this morning (12th)



Experts from the World Health Organization (WHO) recently suggested that people 60 years of age or older who have completed the vaccination of China Kexing or Sinopharm should receive a third dose of the vaccine.

Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said before attending the executive meeting this morning (12th) that four government experts will be invited to a meeting in the short term to listen to their opinions and discuss when to start the third dose of vaccine for specific groups.


Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor pointed out that the current vaccination rate in Hong Kong is still unsatisfactory, and it has not yet reached 70%. He asked everyone what can still be done to increase the vaccination rate.

She believes that even compulsory vaccination may not be effective. She emphasized that the most important thing is social cooperation and called on citizens to persuade their relatives and friends to get the injection.


The American Chamber of Commerce questioned the "clearing" policy, Lam Cheng: No one disagrees on the importance of customs clearance with the Mainland

Regarding the US Hong Kong Chamber of Commerce’s earlier statement that if the government’s "clearing" policy cuts off ties with foreign countries, when asked whether the relevant policies will be adjusted, Lam said that he has actively contacted the Chamber of Commerce to explain that the government must adopt strict external defense import measures. Strive for customs clearance with the mainland.

She emphasized that no one disagrees with the importance of customs clearance with the Mainland. "Because they chose Hong Kong to establish a company or regional office because they have business in the Mainland, and Hong Kong is a very good platform for entering the Mainland market, so None of them disagreed with this strategy."

As for whether he will be worried about affecting Hong Kong's status as an international financial center, Lam said that he believes that Hong Kong's status as an international financial center for many years will not be affected by a single public health event.

She also said that Hong Kong has done a very good job of controlling the epidemic this time. People can go to work every day. "I haven't tried it for 20 months. I can't go out and rework at the door. There are bans on footwear in other places, and I have never done it." "I therefore hope that the public will agree to continue relevant measures.

Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said that he believes that Hong Kong's status as an international financial center for many years will not be affected by public health.

(Photo by Lu Yiming)

The Food and Health Bureau today announced the relaxation of restrictions on gatherings in fitness centers

Lam also pointed out that there are still many imported cases in Hong Kong every day. For example, there were 7 imported cases yesterday, involving different places. "It can be imagined that if there is no compulsory quarantine, how many cases will enter the community every day." "She said that an airport cargo terminal staff confirmed that more than 400 people need to be quarantined, including about 100 close contacts and about 300 close contacts. "One can turn 400 people out" will increase the risk of infection in the community, and it may also overwhelm the hospital.

In addition, Carrie Lam revealed that the Food and Health Bureau will later announce measures to relax social distancing measures in fitness centers and sports venues to allow citizens to have more social activities and continue to support the government's external defense input.

WHO experts recommend that people 60 years of age or older who have been injected with Kexing and Sinopharm vaccines receive a third shot of new coronary pneumonia.

Latest | About 5 cases of the first diagnoses of the WHO advocating the use of Kexing Chinese medicine vaccine for the elderly to receive three doses of customs clearance. Is the local diagnosis hindering progress?

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