The number of patients detected with CPE was 473 last year, up from 340 in 2016. Photo: Hospital Authority

Full screening for superbug begins as Hong Kong hospitals battle rising number of cases

Number of CPE cases increased by 40 per cent last year, but city hospitals can now test for the bacteria on site

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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The number of patients detected with CPE was 473 last year, up from 340 in 2016. Photo: Hospital Authority
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