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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Hong Kong : Public hospitals announce the latest Human Swine Influenza cases (1 fatality)

From Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection :

" In response to the influenza situation in Hong Kong, the Hospital Authority (HA), in close collaboration with the Centre for Health Protection, has activated the enhanced monitoring system for severe influenza patients staying in the intensive care units of public hospitals. The HA spokesman today (March 22) said there was no new confirmed case of Human Swine Influenza (HSI).

A 62-year-old female patient confirmed with HSI at Princess Margaret Hospital earlier succumbed yesterday (March 21) due to continued deterioration of clinical condition. The hospital expressed deep condolences to the patient's family.

As at 2pm today, a total of three influenza patients were staying in the intensive care units of public hospitals."

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