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Flu jab booking set

Community vaccination centres (CVCs) in various districts will offer free seasonal influenza vaccination (SIV) to Hong Kong residents aged 50 or above when they are there for COVID-19 vaccination starting from October 6.   The Government announced today that eligible people can make reservations for receiving both COVID-19 vaccination and SIV through the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme booking system starting from 9am tomorrow.   They may also choose to receive the free SIV on site when they are receiving the COVID-19 jab starting from October 6.   Given that local seasonal influenza activity has been staying at low levels since February 2020, the overall immunity against influenza in the community is at present relatively low, the Government noted.   As the winter flu season is approaching, citizens are strongly urged to complete the recommended dosage of COVID-19 vaccines and the latest seasonal influenza vaccine as early as possible to obtain better protection in the event of

Cyberport directors named

The Government today announced the appointment of a new director and the reappointment of five serving directors to the Hong Kong Cyberport Management Company Board of Directors.   The appointments are for two years starting April 1.   The new director is Lau Kwok-fan while the five reappointed directors are Prof Ling Kar-kan, Victor Ng, Charleston Sin, Rosana Wong and Eric Yeung.   Secretary for Innovation & Technology Alfred Sit welcomed the appointment and reappointments to the Board of Directors.   “With their wealth of experience and expertise in a wide range of businesses and disciplines, the Board Directors will no doubt continue to steer Cyberport in nurturing its startup community and promoting further development of Hong Kong into a leading innovation and digital technology hub.”   Mr Sit also thanked outgoing director Lau Chun-kong for his invaluable contributions to Cyberport over the years.   Click here for the list of board members.
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