Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam gets city’s first Covid-19 jab
Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and her top officials on Monday became the first to receive a Covid-19 vaccine in the city, but she insisted only a steady decline of infections, not the mass immunisation scheme, could lead to the relaxation of social distancing.
Hailing the vaccination campaign as a “ray of light” in Hong Kong’s year-long pandemic fight, the city’s chief executive said she was “very happy, very excited” to take the jab and urged the public to also get inoculated. “The vaccination offers an opportunity and a way out of the current pandemic as soon as possible,” she said.
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