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Flu jab booking set

Community vaccination centres (CVCs) in various districts will offer free seasonal influenza vaccination (SIV) to Hong Kong residents aged 50 or above when they are there for COVID-19 vaccination starting from October 6.   The Government announced today that eligible people can make reservations for receiving both COVID-19 vaccination and SIV through the COVID-19 Vaccination Programme booking system starting from 9am tomorrow.   They may also choose to receive the free SIV on site when they are receiving the COVID-19 jab starting from October 6.   Given that local seasonal influenza activity has been staying at low levels since February 2020, the overall immunity against influenza in the community is at present relatively low, the Government noted.   As the winter flu season is approaching, citizens are strongly urged to complete the recommended dosage of COVID-19 vaccines and the latest seasonal influenza vaccine as early as possible to obtain better protection in the event of

Novel-themed stamps to be issued

Hongkong Post will launch a special stamp issue and associated philatelic products themed on the classical novel Romance of the Three Kingdoms.   The stamp set adopts paintings created by renowned artist Tung Pui-sun in its design, enabling collectors to appreciate the novel's remarkable moments.        The set of six stamps and two stamp sheetlets features eight of the popular scenes in the novel.   To underscore these dynamic scenes on the stamp sheetlets, the stamps of both are specially made in a triangular shape, making them precious collectibles.        The stamp set also comprises a collector pack and collector card, two brand new products.   Advance orders for the philatelic products are available online until March 16.   Click here for details.
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