The dengue virus is transmitted to humans by Aedes albopictus, a type of mosquito commonly found in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout

As dengue fever scare hits Hong Kong, how can you best avoid infection?

Nineteen Hongkongers have been confirmed with the virus in a single week – a spike authorities described as ‘very worrying’. What is being done to curb the spread, and how can residents protect themselves?

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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The dengue virus is transmitted to humans by Aedes albopictus, a type of mosquito commonly found in Hong Kong. Photo: Handout
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