Counterfeit GARDASIL 9 vaccine seized at medical centre in Kwun Tong


12th July 2019 – (Hong Kong) Hong Kong customs officials and Department of Health jointly raided a medical centre on How Ming Street in Kwun Tong and seized 76 counterfeit boxes of GARDASIL 9 estimated at HK$280,000. The 49 year old director and 33 year old male staff were arrested in the operation.

The medical centre only provided vaccination service. They charged HK$7,000 for 3 vaccinations similar to market price for using counterfeit GARDASIL 9.

Gardasil 9 is a vaccine for adults up to age 45 that helps protect against cervical cancer, vaginal cancer, vulvar cancer, anal cancer, and genital warts, caused by 9 types of HPV.