Friday, March 29, 2013

#Coronavirus: Hong Kong Suspected Human Case in Kowloon

 [Kwun Tong is the district that the United Christian Hospital is located.  It is one of 16 districts and is located in Kowloon.  This suspected case is interesting in that they only spent a few hours in the Dubai airport after traveling to Italy.  The wife had no symptoms.]

8 hours ago
The Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health said today received the United Christian Hospital reported serious respiratory disease caused by a novel coronavirus suspected cases.
The 55-year-old man with chronic illness, with fever and upper respiratory symptoms yesterday, today to stay in the United Christian Hospital for treatment under isolation, is now in stable condition.
CHP Initial investigations revealed that the patient and his wife traveled to Italy on March 18 to 26, spent about four hours transit in Dubai airport on March 27, to return to Hong Kong on the same day. His wife did not have any symptoms.
Lung X-ray examination of the patient is normal, and has collected respiratory samples for laboratory testing, Laboratory test results are expected tomorrow.

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