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Saturday, June 15, 2013

Hong Kong : A Cluster of Influenza A Case in Siu Lam Hospital

Article from Hong Kong's CHP :

" Three patients (aged 42 - 59) in a male ward for the severely intellectual disabled in SLH had presented with respiratory symptoms since June 12. Appropriate viral tests had been arranged for the patients and their test results were positive to Influenza A. The concerned patients are being treated under isolation and are in stable condition.

Admission to the ward has been suspended and restricted visiting has been imposed. Infection control measures have already been stepped up according to established guidelines. All other patients in the concerned ward are under close surveillance."

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