Hong Kong suspends BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines ‘as precaution’ over defective packaging

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South China Morning Post published this video item, entitled “Hong Kong suspends BioNTech Covid-19 vaccines ‘as precaution’ over defective packaging” – below is their description.

Hong Kong has temporarily cancelled bookings at all 21 community vaccination centres providing the BioNTech jab. The suspension will be in effect until further notice, after the vaccine’s Chinese distributor, Fosun Pharma, notified Hong Kong and Macau of a batch found with packaging defects. Dozens of people had already been inoculated with vaccines from the specified batch at some centres ahead of the suspension notice being issued on the morning of March 24, 2021.

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