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25 Jan 2017

#HK, Suspected case tests negative for #MERS-CoV (CHP, Jan. 25 ‘17)


Title: #HK, Suspected case tests negative for #MERS-CoV.

Subject: Middle East Respiratory Syndrome, suspected imported case in Hong Kong.

Source: Centre for Health Protection, Hong Kong PRC SAR, full page: (LINK).

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Suspected case tests negative for MERS-CoV


The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health today (January 25) reported that the suspected case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) pending results yesterday (January 24) tested negative for MERS Coronavirus upon preliminary testing by the CHP's Public Health Laboratory Services Branch.


Ends/Wednesday, January 25, 2017 / Issued at HKT 18:11 / NNNN


Keywords: HK PRC SAR; Updates; MERS-CoV.