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The “3+4” quarantine arrangement for arrivals to Hong Kong is not a relaxation and inbound travellers must spend three days in hotel quarantine in order to stop the spread of COVID-19 from abroad, Secretary for Health Prof Lo Chung-mau said today.   He made the remarks to reporters after attending a radio programme and explained that there is a difference between local residents who test positive for the virus and inbound travellers.   “The fact is that local residents are already in the community and are already living in their home environment. There is a difference. Whereas for those inbound passengers, they have not yet got into the community, so we have the responsibility to stop them getting into the community. For local residents, when they tested positive, they are already at home, and that is the difference.   “We have to stop the viruses coming from abroad. There is also the possibility of more variants of the virus coming from abroad, and we have to make sure that we p

Hong Kong Science Park: Healthy ecosystem cultivates powerful global collaboration

(English) A healthy ecosystem cultivates powerful global collaboration
 
BeiGene, a global commercial-stage biotech company, has entered a worldwide strategic collaboration with our park company InnoRNA to take mRNA-based therapeutics to the next level. bit.ly/3yW8S0f

You probably heard about Messenger RNA (mRNA). It has been used in some of the leading COVID vaccines.

Q: What's mRNA's superpower?
A: It directs human cells to generate proteins to help our immune systems develop antibodies for disease prevention and treatment.

Q: What's InnoRNA's superpower?
A: The platform developed by CEO Dr Li Linxian makes the mRNA less fragile, and the technology can rapidly and accurately identify safe and effective mRNA carriers for clinical treatment.

Q: What's HKSTP's superpower?
A: Hong Kong is the world's number two biotech funding hub.  We will leave you to find out more!

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