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20230109 Thai Govt Reinstates Vax Requirement PIC01

All Thailand Visitors Required to Show COVID-19 Vaccine Proof

The Thai government has revived old COVID-19 requirements, as foreigners must show proof of full vaccination before boarding a flight to the southeast Asian country.
HKU Developed Intranasal Vaccine

Nasal Spray COVID Vaccine Developed by HKU Approved For First Use

The University of Hong Kong (HKU) has co-developed a nasal spray COVID vaccine with Xiamen University and Wantai Pharmaceutical, gaining approval for emergency use in China.
EDB Updates Vaccine Requirements for Face to face Classes

EDB Updates Vaccine Requirements for Face-to-face Classes

The EDB has announced the latest face-to-face in class arrangements in a letter issued to all schools on Oct. 25.
20220928 Updated Leave Home Safe App Stores Multiple Passes

Updated LeaveHomeSafe App Stores Multiple Passes

The government announced on Sept. 27 that the LeaveHomeSafe app (LHS) can now store additional Vaccine Passes concurrently. LeaveHomeSafe is used to scan and display Vaccine Passes when entering premises that require Vaccine Pass clearance.
20220919 Compulsory Testing Notice for 64 Locations around Hong Kong

Hong Kong Government Issues Testing Notice for 64 Places

The government issued compulsory testing notices for 64 locations around Hong Kong on Sept. 18, requiring any person who had been at any of the premises during the specified dates to undergo COVID-19 testing.
20220913 Over 7000 Local COVID 19 cases

Hong Kong Logs More Than 7,000 Local COVID-19 Cases on Sept. 12

Local COVID-19 cases remain high as the Government increases vigilance against the virus through suspension of face-to-face classes and compulsory testing in some premises.
20220909 Vaccine Age Lowered

Vaccine Pass Age Lowered to Five

The government has announced that the applicable age for the COVID-19 vaccine pass is now five and the grace period for people aged 12 and above has been shortened from six months to five months.
Sen Hontiveros Seeks to Investigate Billions Worth of Wasted COVID 19 Vaccines

Sen. Hontiveros Seeks to Investigate Billions Worth of Wasted COVID-19 Vaccines

Senator Risa Hontiveros is seeking to investigate reports that billions worth of COVID-19 vaccines have gone to waste, letting them expire instead of being distributed to the community.