The news that the first human infection of the rat hepatitis E virus took place in Hong Kong should prompt extra vigilance from everyone. Photo: Edward Wong

Hong Kong health chief needs to act after rodent infection

Discovery of world’s first case of human with rat hepatitis E virus puts the city to shame, and should prompt greater environmental hygiene and extra vigilance from everyone

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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The news that the first human infection of the rat hepatitis E virus took place in Hong Kong should prompt extra vigilance from everyone. Photo: Edward Wong
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