A worker cleans a refuse collection point at Choi Wan Estate. The estate has been suffering from a rat infestation problem, with residents spotting the rodents scurrying around corridors and in refuse collection centres on the ground floor. Photo: Edmond So

Rats ‘as big as kittens’ walk up the staircases at Hong Kong housing estate where first human case of rat Hepatitis E virus was found

Visit to Choi Wan Estate in eastern Kowloon found big green dustbins parked under stairwells near wet market, with tissue, plastic and food waste smeared on floor

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A worker cleans a refuse collection point at Choi Wan Estate. The estate has been suffering from a rat infestation problem, with residents spotting the rodents scurrying around corridors and in refuse collection centres on the ground floor. Photo: Edmond So
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