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Election positions for 156 district advisers

Hong Kong Standard 12 Apr 2021
"If they are not people who love the country and Hong Kong, how can they serve Hong Kong and the country genuinely?" ... Meanwhile, Basic Law Committee deputy director Maria Tam Wai-chu said Beijing set out electoral changes to stop Hong Kong from "wasting more time." ... Hong Kong must ...
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WHO says surplus AstraZeneca vaccines in rich nations must go to poor countries

TeluguStop 11 Apr 2021
Australia and Greece followed in Britain's footsteps to recommend alternatives to the AstraZeneca vaccine for younger people and Hong Kong has deferred orders placed for the shots ... Hong Kong had ordered 7.5 million doses from British pharma giant AstraZeneca, which were scheduled to arrive in the second half of 2021.
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Unwanted vaccines needed to help poor countries catch up, international health officials say

Yahoo Daily News 11 Apr 2021
... very rare blood clots, while Hong Kong delayed deliveries ... Hong Kong Health Secretary Sophia Chan said the city would delay its ordered shipments of the AstraZeneca vaccine this year "so as not to cause a waste when the vaccine is still in short supply globally".
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Hong Kong suspends its order of AstraZeneca jabs

Urdu Point 09 Apr 2021
Hong Kong, April 9 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 9th Apr, 2021 ) .Hong Kong on ... "We think it is not necessary for AstraZeneca to deliver the vaccines to the city within this year," she said, adding Hong Kong wanted "to avoid any waste as vaccines are in short supply globally".
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Govt to purchase next-generation Covid vaccine, says Sophia Chan

Hong Kong Standard 09 Apr 2021
Vaccine supply in Hong Kong is sufficient, with global vaccine supply shortages, the AstraZeneca vaccine can arrive in the city later, not within this year, to prevent it from going to waste,” said Chan. She also added that Hong Kong has so far ...
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Hong Kong to expand quarantine-free travel plan

Asiatimes 09 Apr 2021
Even if we have signed a pre-purchase agreement with AstraZeneca, we believe that AstraZeneca vaccines will not need to be supplied to Hong Kong this year, so as not to cause a waste when the vaccine is still in short supply globally,” Chan said.
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Govt to delay AstraZeneca vaccine delivery amid safety concerns, says Sophia Chan

Hong Kong Standard 09 Apr 2021
Hong Kong said on ...Even if we have signed a pre-purchase agreement with AstraZeneca, we believe that AstraZeneca vaccines will not need to be supplied to Hong Kong this year, so as not to cause a waste when the vaccine is still in short supply globally,” Chan said.
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Shorter quarantine period for some visitors to Hong Kong, including from Singapore

Straits Times 09 Apr 2021
"Even if we have signed a pre-purchase agreement with AstraZeneca, we believe that it will not need to be supplied to Hong Kong this year so as not to cause a waste when the vaccine is still in short supply globally," she�said ... Hong Kong has so far registered more than 11,500 Covid-19 cases, with 205 deaths.
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Hong Kong cuts Covid-19 quarantine period for some visitors, including those from Singapore

Straits Times 09 Apr 2021
"Even if we have signed a pre-purchase agreement with AstraZeneca, we believe that it will not need to be supplied to Hong Kong this year so as not to cause a waste when the vaccine is still in short supply globally," she�said ... Hong Kong has so far registered more than 11,500 Covid-19 cases, with 205 deaths.
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Shorter quarantine for some visitors to HK, including from Singapore

Straits Times 09 Apr 2021
"Even if we have signed a pre-purchase agreement with AstraZeneca, we believe that it will not need to be supplied to Hong Kong this year so as not to cause a waste when the vaccine is still in short supply globally," she said ... Hong Kong has so far registered more than 11,500 Covid-19 cases, with 205 deaths.
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Hong Kong to delay imports of AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine amid safety concerns

Straits Times 09 Apr 2021
"Even if we have signed a pre-purchase agreement with AstraZeneca, we believe that AstraZeneca vaccines will not need to be supplied to Hong Kong this year, so as not to cause a waste when the vaccine is still in short supply globally," Ms Chan said ... Hong Kong has registered more than 11,500 coronavirus cases, with 205 deaths.
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Specialist eases fears of vax-induced blood clot: Rare case

Manila Standard Today 09 Apr 2021
“We think it is not necessary for AstraZeneca to deliver the vaccines to the city within this year,” she said, adding Hong Kong wanted “to avoid any waste as vaccines are in short supply globally”. Wealthy Hong Kong has secured a good supply of vaccines for its 7.5 million residents.
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Countries emphasise importance of AstraZeneca shot as they look to alternatives

Metro USA 09 Apr 2021
Hong Kong Health Secretary Sophia Chan said the city would delay shipments of the ... “We believe that AstraZeneca vaccines will not need to be supplied to Hong Kong this year, so as not to cause a waste when the vaccine is still in short supply globally,” she said.
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Hong Kong suspends its order of AstraZeneca vaccines

RTE 09 Apr 2021
Hong Kong has said ... "Even if we have signed a pre-purchase agreement with AstraZeneca, we believe that AstraZeneca vaccines will not need to be supplied to Hong Kong this year, so as not to cause a waste when the vaccine is still in short supply globally," Ms Chan said.
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As many countries pause AstraZeneca vaccine, others prescribe age limits for administering shot

Indian Express 09 Apr 2021
Hong Kong ...Even if we have signed a pre-purchase agreement with AstraZeneca, we believe that AstraZeneca vaccines will not need to be supplied to Hong Kong this year, so as not to cause a waste when the vaccine is still in short supply globally,” Chan said.
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