Dr Ho Pak Leung of the Microbiology Department at Queen Mary Hospital gives a press conference on the recently discovered fatal bug "Lichtheimia hongkongensis". Photo: David Wong

One new superbug infection every 18 minutes in Hong Kong public hospitals

Statistics for public hospitals show cases have risen 15pc since 2011, with overcrowding and Hong Kong's ageing population given as key factors

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Dr Ho Pak Leung of the Microbiology Department at Queen Mary Hospital gives a press conference on the recently discovered fatal bug "Lichtheimia hongkongensis". Photo: David Wong
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