By NewsDesk  @bactiman63  The Hong Kong government announced today that in view of the latest developments of the COVID-19 epidemic situation, the boarding and quarantine requirements for persons arriving...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the increase in invasive Group B Streptococcus cases and the current investigation, Hong Kong health officials report the following: As of October 20, the...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Hong Kong health officials report investigating a surge in invasive Group B Streptococcus cases. To date, the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) has received reports by the Hospital...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reported investigating a probable case of botulism after receiving injections of botulinum toxin locally. The female...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The World Health Organization (WHO) Regional Verification Commission for Measles and Rubella Elimination for the Western Pacific announced Friday that Hong Kong has...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Hong Kong health officials report investigating a suspected ciguatoxin poisoning cases affecting two people. The case involves two females, aged 34 and 66 respectively, who...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 A spokesman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) said last Monday that samples from a pet cat sent to the AFCD have tested positive for the COVID-19...

By NewsDesk  @bactiman63 Hong Kong’s Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health announced Wednesday another human infection of rat Hepatitis E virus (HEV). The case involves...

By NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reported Friday the investigation of two suspected ciguatoxin poisoning cases. The cases, one male and one female,...

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) reported investigating a case of human infection of rat Hepatitis E virus (HEV) in an 89-year-old woman from Ngau Chi Wan. The patient  had presented...