Getting Vaccinated

Earl Ng
5 min readJun 1, 2021

Last April 23, I let out a loud WHOOP!!! 🙌 throughout the office. I had just booked my two vaccination appointments, and I was absolutely ecstatic.

The reason for my excitement was not lost on anyone who had talked with me within the last 2 weeks. The topic of vaccinations had managed to make its way into everyday conversation with me. It was an absolute fixture in my mind. It was all I could talk about. And when they announced that I would be eligible to get a vaccine, you could be damn sure I would be at the front of the line.

And now here we are. It has been 2 weeks since my second dose. I am now officially fully vaccinated.

First Jab. April 26, 2021
Second Jab. May 17, 2021

Unfortunately, there is still a long road ahead towards Hong Kong achieving herd immunity. Vaccine hesitancy, for a variety of reasons, has become a major stalling factor in the vaccination effort. And so it is my hope that by sharing my experience in getting the vaccine and why I chose to get it, I can help encourage you to do the same.

What was it like getting the…



Earl Ng

Consultant, tech-geek, and D&D enthusiast (read: addict)