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...

NewsDesk  @infectiousdiseasenews The Hong Kong government reported on the following today (computer translated): In view of the fact that hamsters in the Causeway Bay pet store have tested positive for...

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...