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To fill flu vaccine shortage, Hong Kong officials consider doses meant for southern hemisphere

  • Tue, 13 Feb 2018 00:43
Hong Kong health officials could introduce flu vaccines intended for the southern hemisphere in light of the city’s flu vaccine shortage this year, with private doctors saying they had no more of the immunity-fighting substance for their patients. The possibility arose after the Department of Health already bought 44,000 extra doses of flu vaccines for a government scheme over the past three weeks. However, the shortage in the private medical sector has yet to be relieved. The Medical... South China Morning Post - Hong Kong feed

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