COVID-19 vaccination concerns among elderly people in Hong Kong

  • Siukan Law | siukanlaw@hotmail.com Department of Science, School of Science and Technology, The Open University of Hong Kong, Ho Man Tin, Kowloon, Hong Kong, China.
  • Albert Wingnang Leung School of Graduate Studies, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong, China.
  • Chuanshan Xu Key Laboratory of Molecular Target and Clinical Pharmacology, State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Fifth Affiliated Hospital, Guangzhou Medical University, Guangzhou, China.

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2021-02-23
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COVID-19, vaccination, elderly people.
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Law, S., Leung, A. W., & Xu, C. (2021). COVID-19 vaccination concerns among elderly people in Hong Kong. Geriatric Care, 7(1). https://doi.org/10.4081/gc.2021.9629

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