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20 Oct 2016

#HK, Suspected #MERS case reported (CHP, October 20 2016)

 

Title: #HK, Suspected #MERS case reported.

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 MERS case reported

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The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (October 20) reported a suspected case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS), and again urged the public to pay special attention to safety during travel, taking due consideration of health risks of the places of visit.

The case is detailed below:

  • Sex – Female
  • Age – 34
  • Affected area involved - Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Hospital - Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital
  • Condition – Stable
  • MERS-CoV preliminary test result – Negative

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The public may visit the following pages for more information and health advice:

Tour leaders and tour guides operating overseas tours are advised to refer to the CHP's health advice on MERS.

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

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