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Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Hong Kong : Cluster of Rotavirus cases in Castle Peak Hospital

Press release from Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection :

" Three female patients (aged 49 to 51) in a long stay ward had presented with diarrhea or vomiting symptoms since January 27. Appropriate viral tests had been arranged for the concerned patients and their test results were positive to Rotavirus. All patients have been transferred to Tuen Mun Hospital for treatment under isolation and are in stable condition.

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

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