Hong Kong’s public hospitals are getting HK$500 million (US$64 million) in extra funding from the government as they struggle to cope with a deluge of winter flu cases amid a severe shortage of nursing staff. Photo: Sam Tsang
David Dodwell
Opinion

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Outside In by David Dodwell

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Hong Kong’s public hospitals are getting HK$500 million (US$64 million) in extra funding from the government as they struggle to cope with a deluge of winter flu cases amid a severe shortage of nursing staff. Photo: Sam Tsang
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