The colder weather brings Hong Kong's peak flu season, with viruses spreading like wildfire through schools, offices and public spaces.
The experience of bird flu, Sars and the current flu season should have been enough to convince health authorities of the need to expand the number of free vaccines available to our children.
The unusually long cold spell has seen flu cases soar and public hospitals record more than 100 per cent occupancy.
Supplier warns it will be doubling price of vaccine
The Department of Health has been called on to provide free flu vaccinations for people older than 65 after a vaccine supplier...