Wuhan’s Huanan seafood market, where most of the mystery viral pneumonia cases have originated. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong takes emergency measures as mystery ‘pneumonia’ infects dozens in China’s Wuhan city

  • Most patients worked at a seafood market and health workers are still trying to identify virus responsible
  • City authorities tell hospitals to report any more cases of the illness, which is described as being ‘of unknown origin’
Topic |   China coronavirus outbreak

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Wuhan’s Huanan seafood market, where most of the mystery viral pneumonia cases have originated. Photo: Handout
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Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo

Mandy Zuo joined the Post in 2010 and reports on China. She has covered a wide range of subjects including policy, rural issues, culture and society. She worked in Beijing before relocating to Shanghai in 2014.

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Lilian Cheng

Lilian joined the Post in 2019 as senior reporter covering Hong Kong’s housing, land and development policies. She started her career at Ming Pao in 2010 and was then a principal reporter at i-Cable News. She has won awards for her reporting on a major discovery of Sung relics near the planned To Kwa Wan railway station.

Alice Yan

Alice Yan

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Cannix Yau

Cannix Yau

Cannix joined the Post in 2014 after many years in journalism and some years working for legislators. She is interested in issues related to social justice and won SOPA's Excellence in Reporting Award in 2005.