Residents of 10 Hong Kong elder care facilities will soon be automatically signed up for Covid-19 jabs unless they or their families expressly reject the vaccine. Photo: Dickson Lee
Residents of 10 Hong Kong elder care facilities will soon be automatically signed up for Covid-19 jabs unless they or their families expressly reject the vaccine. Photo: Dickson Lee

Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s elder care vaccination plan trying to save lives, not pressure older residents, minister says

  • ‘It is backed by medical evidence that [elderly residents] need to get inoculated,’ Patrick Nip tells reporters at National Day reception
  • The new programme will see residents of 10 elder care facilities scheduled for jabs unless they opt out; city records 4 imported infections on Friday

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Residents of 10 Hong Kong elder care facilities will soon be automatically signed up for Covid-19 jabs unless they or their families expressly reject the vaccine. Photo: Dickson Lee
Residents of 10 Hong Kong elder care facilities will soon be automatically signed up for Covid-19 jabs unless they or their families expressly reject the vaccine. Photo: Dickson Lee
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