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Coronavirus: jabs scheduled in Hong Kong care homes to boost vaccination rates among elderly

Published Sep 30 2021 at 3:20 PM GMT
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  • Residents of Hong Kong care homes will be automatically scheduled for Covid-19 jabs under a government plan to boost sluggish vaccination rates among the elderly.
  • They would not receive the shots if they or their families objected, while the medically unfit are exempt, but the vaccinations would otherwise go ahead, the government revealed on Thursday.
  • Doctors will assess each resident on their suitability for the Sinovac jab.
  • The family will then be notified of the plan to administer the shot,….




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  • Published Sep 30, 2021 3:20 PM GMT