Sheung Shui, China: Two men exposed to Respiratory Disease outbreak

Posted on December 3, 2012 • Filed under: Asia, Travel News

Hong Kong (HKSAR) – The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today (November 26) conducting a joint investigation with the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department (AFCD) into a suspected outbreak of respiratory disease involving five AFCD staff working in the New Territories North Animal Management Centre (NTNAMC) in Sheung Shui. They were all males aged between 27 and 64 with onset of symptoms from November 6 to November 24. The first case affected a 64-year-old man who presented with upper respiratory symptoms since November 6. Read article

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