Hong Kong stock exchange officials bang the gong to welcome in the Year of the Pig. Photo: Felix Wong

HIV contamination scandal, Trump statement on Xi meeting weigh on Hong Kong stocks

  • Hang Seng Index drops by 0.2 per cent on first trading day of Year of the Pig
Topic |   Stocks

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Hong Kong stock exchange officials bang the gong to welcome in the Year of the Pig. Photo: Felix Wong
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Health authorities in Jiangxi province detected traces of HIV in the batch. Photo: Alamy

12,000 Chinese blood plasma treatments contaminated with HIV

  • Traces found in batch used for immune deficiencies caused by illnesses including leukaemia, hepatitis and rabies
  • Hospitals advised to report their stocks of the treatment and closely monitor patients already treated
Topic |   Health in China

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Health authorities in Jiangxi province detected traces of HIV in the batch. Photo: Alamy
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