Wednesday, December 2, 2015   

Free chickenpox vaccine for children
(06-24 18:53)

The government will offer free chickenpox jabs to children starting next month.
The vaccine is currently only given by private doctors - which typically costs between HK$600 and HK$800. Now, this will be added to the government's child-vaccination program.
Children born on or after January the first last year, can receive shots at government clinics for no charge.
The first shot should be given to children at the age of one, and a second dose should be administered when they turn six.
The Health Department has allocated HK$9.2 million to cover the cost of the vaccines for 2014. --RTHK
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