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Aug 30, 2022 05:18 PM
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Macao Expands mRNA Vaccine Access to Mainland Tourists

On Feb. 23, 2021, Macao residents await Covid vaccination. Photo: VCG
On Feb. 23, 2021, Macao residents await Covid vaccination. Photo: VCG

Macao has expanded access to BioNTech’s mRNA-based Covid-19 vaccines to tourists from the Chinese mainland, as Beijing seeks a variety of options to protect the world’s largest population.

People travelling to Macao on tourist visas can now get the BNT162b2, also known as Comirnaty, at a cost of 1,000 patacas ($125). A week-long trial service has been carried out at the University Hospital located on the campus of the Macau University of Science and Technology beginning last Wednesday.

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