NewsDesk @bactiman63 Hong Kong health officials reported an additional confirmed melioidosis infection case had been recorded in the past week (November 26 to December 2), bringing the total cases to...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 In a follow-up on the increase in melioidosis cases in Hong Kong this year, the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health reports as of yesterday (October 17),...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Hong Kong health authorities said they have received reports from the Hospital Authority (HA) Kowloon West Cluster that 15 melioidosis cases have been recorded from August to October. According...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Hong Kong health officials reported Friday a case of human infection of rat Hepatitis E virus (HEV). The case involves a 26-year-old man with underlying illnesses. He was found to...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Hong Kong’s Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) reported today it is investigating an imported case of monkeypox. This has prompted the government...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Hong Kong health officials (Centre for Health Protection-CHP) report investigating a local case of measles infection. The case involves a 6-year-old girl who has developed fever...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Hong Kong’s Centre for Health Protection (CHP) is reporting an upward trend in the number of imported malaria cases, which all involve persons coming from Africa. This includes...

NewsDesk @bactiman63 Hong Kong health officials reported earlier this month a case of human infection of rat Hepatitis E virus (HEV). The patient is  a 55-year-old man with underlying illnesses. He...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on reports (HERE) and (HERE) concerning SARS-CoV-2 positive hamsters, the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) said it is...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews In a follow-up on a recent report of pet store hamsters testing positive for virus that causes COVID-19, a clerk at Little Boss, a pet shop in Causeway Bay, was diagnosed...