Patients waiting at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin, Hong Kong on February 22 as the flu season continues after the Lunar New Year break. Photo: Sam Tsang/SCMP

Free flu jabs needed for all those over 50 in Hong Kong

Although people aged 65 and above are currently covered, a survey by a non-government body has found extending the scheme could save lives, reduce overcrowding at hospitals and be more cost-effective in the long run

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Patients waiting at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin, Hong Kong on February 22 as the flu season continues after the Lunar New Year break. Photo: Sam Tsang/SCMP
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