Coronavirus: steady rise in number of young Hong Kong children receiving Covid jabs, as city reports 6,445 infections


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Hong Kong has seen a steady increase in the number of young children receiving Covid-19 jabs since a vaccination programme began two weeks ago, with a government adviser saying recent reports of infected youngsters falling seriously ill had given parents pause for thought. The number of doses administered to children aged six months to three years jumped from 239 on August 4, the first day of the drive, to highs of 696 and 558 on Wednesday and Thursday, according to a Post analysis of figures provided by health authorities. Government pandemic adviser Professor Lau Yu-lung, who is also chair of...