Among this year’s measles cases in Hong Kong, 11 involved airport and airline personnel. Photo: SCMP Pictures

Blood tests to find out who really needs measles vaccine among Hong Kong International Airport workers

  • Health authorities look to preserve city’s limited supply of vaccinations as 31st case this year recorded
  • More than a third of cases have involved airport or airline workers
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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Among this year’s measles cases in Hong Kong, 11 involved airport and airline personnel. Photo: SCMP Pictures
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A number of measles cases in Hong Kong have involved airport or airline staff. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong set to change measles vaccine policy so children get second injection at earlier age amid rise in infections

  • From next year, children aged 18 months will receive second jab instead of having to wait until they are six years old under existing policy
  • Department of Health confirms four more cases of the disease, taking this year’s total to 30
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A number of measles cases in Hong Kong have involved airport or airline staff. Photo: Nora Tam
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