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Coronavirus: are celebrities such as local pop star Keung To the shot in the arm Hong Kong’s vaccination drive needs?

Hong Kong celebrities and influencers are being sought by officials to boost the city’s sluggish Covid-19 vaccination drive, with communication veterans underscoring the importance of leveraging on “credible” figures amid distrust in the government.Executive councillor Dr Lam Ching-choi, a member of Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor’s de facto cabinet, revealed the plan to the Post on Tuesday after a health expert called on authorities to consider asking rising local pop star Keung To…Hong Kong celebrities and influencers are being sought by officials to boost the city’s sluggish Covid-19 vaccination drive, with communication veterans underscoring the importance of leveraging on “credible” figures amid distrust in the government.Executive councillor Dr Lam Ching-choi, a member of Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor’s de facto cabinet, revealed the plan to the Post on Tuesday after a health expert called on authorities to consider asking rising local pop star Keung To…Read MoreSouth China Morning Post