HKUMed launches vaccination services and research projects
HKU’s medical faculty will administer free vaccinations for the public starting from 16 March, Tuesday, as part of the government’s community wide vaccination programme. The faculty has also launched six research projects on various aspects of the vaccines, and is recruiting volunteers the pioneering studies.
HKUMed is responsible for the Community Vaccination Centre at Ap Lei Chau Sports Centre which will offer the COVID-19 mRNA Vaccine: Comirnaty (BNT 162b2) from Fosun Pharma/BioNTech.
For details of the APL vaccination centre, see https://www.med.hku.hk/en/covid-19/vaccine To sign up for taking the jab at the ALC center, go to the HK government booking page. Pick Southern District, and Ap Lei Chau for venue.
For directions to the ALC centre, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Zt_Fllhl4wg
Volunteers are needed for a vaccine allergy tracking study, and a study on the effect of combining two kinds of vaccines. See here for details of the research projects and ways to sign up for the research.
News report in Chinese media HK01