Comirnaty bivalent jabs arrive

November 25, 2022

The Government announced that the first batch of about 770,000 doses of the Comirnaty Original/Omicron BA.4-5 bivalent vaccine by Fosun Pharma/BioNTech were delivered to Hong Kong today as arranged by Fosun Pharma.


Staff carried out stringent checks and inspections in accordance with established procedures to ensure the vaccine complies with the product specifications and that the transportation process followed the relevant cold-chain requirements.


The Government will put the vaccine in validated ultra-low temperature freezers to ensure its proper storage in accordance with the temperature specified by the drug manufacturer.


It plans to start providing the bivalent vaccination service to members of the public from early December, details to be announced later.


The Government has procured a total of 1.9 million doses of the Comirnaty bivalent vaccine from the manufacturer and the remaining doses are expected to be transported to Hong Kong by the end of this year.


It strongly urges citizens to get vaccinated as soon as possible. Details of the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme can be found at the designated website.

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