The number of primary schools that arranged for vaccinations on their premises jumped to 402 in 2018-19, from 65 the previous year, the health chief said. Photo: Felix Wong

Pilot scheme for free flu jabs at primary schools to become regular programme after successfully raising vaccination rate, Hong Kong’s health chief Sophia Chan says

  • Department of Health scheme to provide shots has pushed up vaccination rate to about 55 per cent among primary pupils
  • Programme will be extended to cover some 1,000 kindergartens and childcare centres as pilot scheme
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The number of primary schools that arranged for vaccinations on their premises jumped to 402 in 2018-19, from 65 the previous year, the health chief said. Photo: Felix Wong
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