About 100 people in priority group were vaccinated with hibitan vaccine in Hong Kong

The novel coronavirus vaccination program in Hong Kong, China is being carried out in an orderly manner

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With the increase of mRNA expression, the new vaccine of fubitai was obtained ™ On March 8, the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region announced that it would expand the priority group of novel coronavirus vaccine to seven categories, covering employees in catering, tourism, public transport, property management, construction sites and schools, involving about 1.3 million Hong Kong people

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With effect from March 10, Hong Kong will add 16000 fubitai a day ™ From March 16, the SAR government will open another 12 community vaccination centers to supply the vaccine

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Fubitai ™ The vaccine is a new mRNA (messenger RNA) vaccine jointly developed by Fosun medicine and biontech of Germany

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According to the results of global phase III clinical trials, the new mRNA coronavirus vaccine has reached all the main efficacy endpoints, with 95% effectiveness in the prevention of new coronavirus infection, and more than 94% effectiveness for adults over 65 years old, showing consistent effectiveness in all ages, genders, races and ethnic groups

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So far, the vaccine has been authorized by the health regulatory authorities of more than 60 countries and regions, including the United Kingdom, the United States, Canada and the European Union

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It was approved for emergency use in Hong Kong, China on January 25, 2021, and was specially approved for import in Macao, China on February 23

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At present, there are two batches of about 1.343 million doses of fubitai ™ The vaccine arrived in Hong Kong

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Photo: former Permanent Secretary for Home Affairs Li Lijuan (left) vaccinated according to the Hong Kong government news network, on March 8, under the arrangement of the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, about 100 people in the priority vaccination group were vaccinated at the community vaccination center at Zhongshan Memorial Park gymnasium ™ The vaccinators included former Permanent Secretary for home affairs, Ms Li Lijuan, medical staff, flight attendants, as well as members of the police, customs and Excise Department, Correctional Services Department, Fire Services Department, immigration department and Government Flying Service

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Photo: Yuan Guoyong completed the first injection of fubitai in Hong Kong ™ Vaccination (source: Hong Kong Hospital Authority) on March 6, Yuan Guoyong, a 64 year old academician of the Chinese Academy of engineering, a member of the Hong Kong government Vaccine Advisory Committee and a professor of Microbiology at HKU, went to Zhongshan Memorial Park gymnasium in the western district to complete the first dose of fubitai by himself ™ He became the first vaccinator of the vaccine in Hong Kong

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His colleagues include Dr Leong Chi Jen, chairman of the Hong Kong Hospital Authority, Dr Yeung Chi Chi, Professor of wing Xiu, Department of internal medicine, University of Hong Kong, and Kong Fan Yi, CO convenor of the Expert Committee on clinical event assessment of novel coronavirus vaccine

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Yuan called on the people of Hong Kong to actively participate in the government’s novel coronavirus vaccination program, and said that vaccination, like wearing masks, has little effect on a small number of people

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It takes seven to eight adults to get a mass vaccination, which will help to restore the economy

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The Secretary for food and health of the Hong Kong SAR government, Mr Chan Shiu Shih, said that the two vaccines currently arranged in Hong Kong are safe, effective and guaranteed

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The benefits outweigh the risks

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The SAR government will continue to implement the vaccination program

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According to the latest statistics of the government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, as of 8:00 p.m

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on March 8, about 103800 people have received the first dose of vaccine, of which about 101700 have been vaccinated with Kexing vaccine and about 2100 have been vaccinated with fubitai ™ Vaccines

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