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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (December 10) investigating a case of Legionnaires’ disease (LD) affecting a woman aged 70. The patient, with...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (December 3) investigating two cases of necrotising fasciitis (NF) involving a man aged 84 and a woman aged 85. The...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) recorded a local case of human myiasis on November 5, 2014 affecting a 64-year-old woman with history of insulin dependent diabetes mellitus. She sustained...

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Last week, the Taiwan Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) convened this year’s third “Dengue Epidemic Coordination and Management Meeting”, which...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (November 20) investigating a cluster of three cases of spotted fever affecting three men who hiked in Tai Lam Country...

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On October 30, 2014, the Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) recorded a sporadic case of psittacosis affecting a 57-year-old man with underlying illness. He presented with fever, mild cough and...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today investigating a case of Legionnaires’ disease (LD) affecting a man aged 66. The patient was admitted to Pamela...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) announced they were investigating a third local transmission of dengue fever in the past week or so, the first time autochthonous...

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The Controller of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH), Dr Leung Ting-hung, today (November 3) announced the investigation into the second local confirmed case of dengue...

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The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) reported Saturday the first autochthonous, or locally acquired dengue fever (DF) case since 2010 in a Sha Tin man. Dr...