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Curriculum change supported

Secretary for Education Kevin Yeung today welcomed the Baptist University’s move to incorporate national security education in their curriculum, saying it is educators’ duty to promote national security education.   Making the remarks today, Mr Yeung said: “I think this is in accordance to the National Security Law because Article 10 requires all the schools including universities to promote national security education in their schools.”   He added that he believes the higher education institutions are adopting their own approaches in this cause.   “Our requirement is for all these educational institutions to follow the Hong Kong National Security Law, the requirements under the Article 10.”   When asked about a teacher’s comment concerning an athlete’s attire during an Olympic competition, Mr Yeung stressed that the whole community should support the Hong Kong team in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.   “So far I think the relevant persons have already made a clarification about

Vaccination case reported

The Department of Health said as at 4pm today, in the past 24 hours it received a report from the Hospital Authority of a death case with suspected serious adverse event following COVID-19 vaccination.   The case involved a 59-year-old man. He was found unconscious in Sai Kung by hikers today and did not respond to resuscitation after being sent to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital by the Government Flying Service.   The man received the BioNTech vaccine at Choi Hung Road Badminton Centre Community Vaccination Centre on March 18 and there was no record of him feeling unwell during observation at the vaccination centre.   The department said it immediately contacted the authority to obtain further information for investigation and assessment.   It will pass the case to the Expert Committee on Clinical Events Assessment Following COVID-19 Immunisation for causality assessment.
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