Various measures have helped to shorten the flu season in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang Various measures have helped to shorten the flu season in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
Various measures have helped to shorten the flu season in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang

Severe flu alert as coronavirus weakens medical systems

  • American respiratory expert warns of a tougher influenza season ahead as the pandemic stretches resources
  • Hong Kong cut flu transmission by 44 per cent last winter in part through social distancing and changes in public behaviour, researchers find

Topic |   Disease
Various measures have helped to shorten the flu season in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang Various measures have helped to shorten the flu season in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
Various measures have helped to shorten the flu season in Hong Kong. Photo: Sam Tsang
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