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BioNTech Bivalent Vaccination Service (Self-financed)

BioNTech Bivalent Vaccination Service (Self-financed)

 

BioNTech Bivalent Vaccination Service (Self-financed) is now available at CUHK Medical Centre:

Eligibility

Non-Hong Kong residents who meet the following conditions are eligible for the self-financed vaccination service:
(1) Eligible persons aged 18 or above
(2) Completed the COVID-19 vaccine primary series

Please bring your Exit/Entry Permit for Travelling to and from Hong Kong and Macau or passport and basic immunisation records with you on the day of vaccination.

FeesHK$1,600
Location9 Chak Cheung Street, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
Service hours

Monday - Saturday:
8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
2:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Sunday and Public Holidays::Closed

EnquiryTel: (+852) 3946 6888
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About Comirnaty Bivalent Vaccine

Comirnaty Original / Omicron BA.4-5 Vaccine (the “Comirnaty bivalent vaccine”) is a vaccine used for preventing COVID-19 caused by SARS-CoV-2. It is given to adults and adolescents from 12 years of age and older. Based on the available clinical data, among subjects who received the Comirnaty bivalent vaccine or the ancestral strain vaccine as booster after completion of primary series, the antibody level against Omicron BA.4-5 and its increment were higher after receiving the Comirnaty bivalent vaccine compared to the ancestral strain vaccine. In terms of safety, clinical data and overseas vaccination data show that the safety profile of Comirnaty bivalent vaccine is similar to that of the ancestral strain vaccine.

Route of administration

In general, Comirnaty bivalent vaccine is given as an injection of 0.3mL into a muscle of your upper arm. Adolescents are recommended by local experts to receive BioNTech vaccine intramuscularly at anterolateral aspect of mid-thigh, although their preference for an injection at upper arm would be respected.

Precautions

There is an increased risk of myocarditis (inflammation of the heart muscle) and pericarditis (inflammation of the lining outside the heart) after vaccination with Comirnaty. These conditions can develop within just a few days after vaccination and have primarily occurred within 14 days. They have been observed more often after the second vaccination, and more often in younger males. Following vaccination, you should be alert to signs of myocarditis and pericarditis, such as breathlessness, palpitations and chest pain, and seek immediate medical attention should these occur. Adolescents and young adults should avoid strenuous exercise for one week after Comirnaty vaccination.

Possible side effects

Like all vaccines, Comirnaty bivalent vaccine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. The possible side effects caused by Comirnaty bivalent vaccine are similar to those caused by ancestral strain vaccine

Source of Information: https://www.covidvaccine.gov.hk/pdf/Comirnaty_bivalent_supplementary_note_ENG.pdf

 

How many doses of COVID-19 vaccine are recommended for me?

Recovered from COVID-19 infection
AND have completed COVID-19 vaccine primary series
 3rd dose4th dose5th dose
Aged 18 – 49 years180 days180 daysNot yet recommended
Aged 50 years or above90 days180 daysNot yet recommended
Interval between the additional dose(s) of COVID-19 vaccines is calculated based on the day of recovery.
Have completed COVID-19 vaccine primary series
 3rd dose4th dose5th dose
Aged 18 – 49 years90 days180 days180 days
Aged 50 years or above90 days90 days180 days
Interval between the additional dose(s) of COVID-19 vaccines is calculated based on the last vaccination date.


More on Vaccination Services

It’s said that prevention is better than cure – and indeed it is not only for saving the suffering and expense of being sick, but more importantly, for the peace of mind for yourself and family. Backed up by years of clinical research and studies, vaccination is well-regarded as one of the safest and effective means of disease prevention.
 
The CUHK Medical Centre and CUHK Medical Clinic provide vaccination services, offering coverage from influenza, hepatitis B, meningococcal meningitis, cervical cancer and beyond for different needs at different ages.

For more information about Vaccination Services, please visit

CUHK Medical Centre:
https://www.cuhkmc.hk/programmes/vaccines/vaccination-services-introduction

CUHK Medical Clinic:
https://www.cuclinic.hk/programmes/vaccines/vaccination-services-introduction