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Hong Kong To Give Free H1N1 Vaccinations To Two Million

This article was originally published in PharmAsia News

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Hong Kong plans to supply four million doses of an H1N1 flu vaccine at no cost to patients. The secretary for food and health said the vaccines would be provided to four target groups - healthcare workers, children between six months and 6 years old, elderly people over 65 and persons considered at higher risk. The intent is for the two-dose treatment to protect two million people, with an additional million treatments to be available for paying patients. Hong Kong estimates the cost of the program at about $90.4 million. (Click here for more

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