Hong Kong’s covid-19 death rate is the world’s highest because of unvaccinated elderly6 min read . Updated: 09 Mar 2022, 05:53 PM IST
City was caught unprepared for a massive increase in cases as elderly vaccination rate remained low after monthslong stretches of zero infections
Almost a year ago, Rio Ling decided to hold off on vaccinating his 86-year-old father against the coronavirus because he was more worried about possible side effects than the virus itself, given that Hong Kong had kept cases low under its “Zero-Covid" policy.
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