Hong Kong, November 15 (Xinhua): A counseling panel on Vaccines Covid-19 for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HSAR), Monday recommended expanding eligibility of the Chinese -Made Sinovac Jabs to cover children from three to 17 years old.

Relevant information, including clinical trial data, indicated that the Sinovac vaccine had good security when administered to three-year children. to 17 of different ethnic groups. In addition, compared to adults aged 18 or older, children over three to 17 years old developed a better immunogenicity response, according to a press release by HSAR government.

The panel will send the recommendation to the SFH (SFH) Secretary of the Government of H tar for consideration.

"The Government welcomes the recommendation by the advisory panel by reducing the indication of age. of the Sinovac vaccine. After the examination by the joint scientific committees , the SFH will consider the pertinent recommendation and will reach a decision as soon as possible, "said a spokesman for the Government of H tar.

The Government of HncA will also follow up with Fosun Pharma on matters related to the reduction of the age limit of the Vaccine against the Commodity to cover children of Five to 11 years old, said the spokesman.

The Hong Kong vaccination unit is making constant progress. Since the launch of the Government Inoculation Program at the end of February, around 4.68 million people, or 69.5 percent of the eligible population, have taken at least one photo of Vaccines Covid-19, while around 4.48 million people, or 66.5 percent, are fully vaccinated.

A reinforcement shot of the VACCINE COVID-19 has been made available to eligible groups in Hong Kong. People with weak immunity and high risks of infection with the virus can receive their third dose.

A total of 49,931 people have taken the reinforcement row in Hong Kong. EndItem

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