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International - Hong Kong Center for Health Protection


International - Hong Kong Center for Health Protection News

Summer flu season begins in Hong Kong

The Center for Health Protection (CHP), a branch of the Department of Health, recently urged the public of Hong Kong to remain wary of seasonal influenza due to new data about the upcoming summer influenza season. Read More »

Hong Kong officials report 24th dengue fever case

A recent update from the Health Department's Center for Health Protection (CHP) brings the number of dengue fever cases in Hong Kong to 24 for 2015. Read More »

Hong Kong confirms first case of avian flu

Hong Kong has been hit with its first case of avian flu, Hong Kong's Department of Health said Monday. Read More »

Another avian influenza case confirmed in Guangdong Province

The Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province notified Hong Kong's Department of Health’s Centre for Health Protection of another avian influenza (AH5N6) case on Tuesday. Read More »

Seven more avian flu cases diagnosed in China

Health officials in mainland China notified the Hong Kong Department of Health’s Centre for Health Protection of seven more cases of avian influenza (AH7N9) today. Read More »

Another avian influenza case confirmed in Fujian, China

Department of Health (DH) officials in Hong Kong are closely monitoring a patient diagnosed with avian influenza A(H7N9) in Fujian, China, on Wednesday. Read More »

Avian influenza case confirmed in Guangdong, China

A 31-year-old woman from Dongguan in the Guangdong Province of China, was recently diagnosed with avian influenza A(H7N9), Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health (DH) announced on Friday. Read More »

China reports two more cases of avian influenza

Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection at the Department of Health received notification on Saturday of two more cases of avian influenza A(H7N9) in mainland China, bringing the confirmed number of cases on the mainland up to 440. Read More »

Hong Kong monitoring hand, foot and mouth disease outbreak at secondary school

An outbreak of hand, foot, mouth disease (HFMD) at a secondary school in the Eastern District is being investigated by the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health today after 19 students and one staff member exhibited symptoms. The 13 boys and six girl students and one male staff member have all exhibited signs of HFMD, beginning on Oct. 6. Read More »