A seriously ill Covid-19 patient is hooked up to artificial lungs at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan. Photo: Martin Chan A seriously ill Covid-19 patient is hooked up to artificial lungs at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan. Photo: Martin Chan
A seriously ill Covid-19 patient is hooked up to artificial lungs at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan. Photo: Martin Chan

Coronavirus: Hong Kong uses artificial lungs to treat Covid-19 patient for first time

  • Life-support device fixed to critically ill woman, 75, who had travelled to North America
  • Only one local infection among 16 new cases taking Hong Kong total to 989 on Friday

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A seriously ill Covid-19 patient is hooked up to artificial lungs at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan. Photo: Martin Chan A seriously ill Covid-19 patient is hooked up to artificial lungs at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan. Photo: Martin Chan
A seriously ill Covid-19 patient is hooked up to artificial lungs at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan. Photo: Martin Chan
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