Airport workers queue for the measles vaccination on Monday. Some airport employees complained of confusion over the vaccination campaign set up by the Centre of Health Protection. Photo: Felix Wong

Frustration builds for Hong Kong airport workers denied measles vaccine over tightened health authority guidelines

  • Two more airport staff members infected, taking total for year in city to 36
  • One, a 24-year-old woman, was reported to have received two doses of vaccine
Topic |   Measles outbreak

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Airport workers queue for the measles vaccination on Monday. Some airport employees complained of confusion over the vaccination campaign set up by the Centre of Health Protection. Photo: Felix Wong
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The Centre for Health Protection has come up with a new vaccination strategy to cope with the rising number of infections in the city. Photo: David Wong

Six out of 100 Hong Kong airport workers found to be in danger of catching measles as health authorities tighten controls around vaccination service

  • Centre for Health Protection adopts new strategy after results of blood tests come back
  • Numbers mean it may only need 9,800 doses of vaccine for 70,000 people that work in airport
Topic |   Measles outbreak

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The Centre for Health Protection has come up with a new vaccination strategy to cope with the rising number of infections in the city. Photo: David Wong
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