CHINA Hong Kong to roll out BioNTech vaccine for kids aged 12 to 15

CHINA

Hong Kong to roll out BioNTech vaccine for kids aged 12 to 15

CGTN

20:21, June 10, 2021

Medical workers are on duty at a COVID-19 nucleic acid testing station in Yuen Long, Hong Kong, south China, Jan. 23, 2021. (File photo: Xinhua)

China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region on Thursday announced the expansion of its COVID-19 vaccination program by lowering the minimum age for receiving the Fosun-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine from 16 to 12.

Those aged 12 to 15 will be able to make reservations online from 9 a.m. on Friday to receive the shot starting next Monday, the government said in a statement.

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