The findings were based on a 15-year study of 19,405 patients admitted to Prince of Wales Hospital from 1998 to 2012 with confirmed respiratory viral infections. Photo: Dickson Lee The findings were based on a 15-year study of 19,405 patients admitted to Prince of Wales Hospital from 1998 to 2012 with confirmed respiratory viral infections. Photo: Dickson Lee
The findings were based on a 15-year study of 19,405 patients admitted to Prince of Wales Hospital from 1998 to 2012 with confirmed respiratory viral infections. Photo: Dickson Lee

Experts want more government resources for virus testing as Hong Kong enters peak season for deadly diseases

Rapid testing for elderly and young children, who are especially vulnerable to respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and influenza A, can provide early diagnosis and prompt treatment

The findings were based on a 15-year study of 19,405 patients admitted to Prince of Wales Hospital from 1998 to 2012 with confirmed respiratory viral infections. Photo: Dickson Lee The findings were based on a 15-year study of 19,405 patients admitted to Prince of Wales Hospital from 1998 to 2012 with confirmed respiratory viral infections. Photo: Dickson Lee
The findings were based on a 15-year study of 19,405 patients admitted to Prince of Wales Hospital from 1998 to 2012 with confirmed respiratory viral infections. Photo: Dickson Lee
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