Health authorities announced that Hong Kong had entered the winter peak season for influenza. Photo: Nora Tam Health authorities announced that Hong Kong had entered the winter peak season for influenza. Photo: Nora Tam
Health authorities announced that Hong Kong had entered the winter peak season for influenza. Photo: Nora Tam

Non-urgent patients wait up to 8 hours at Hong Kong’s public hospitals amid flu surge – and things unlikely to get better before Lunar New Year

  • Overall occupancy rate at public hospitals reaches 109 per cent, meaning temporary beds have to be used in corridors
  • Group calls for simple ‘one-stop shop’ app to save patients time as existing versions are too confusing and inconvenient

Topic |   Flu in Hong Kong
Health authorities announced that Hong Kong had entered the winter peak season for influenza. Photo: Nora Tam Health authorities announced that Hong Kong had entered the winter peak season for influenza. Photo: Nora Tam
Health authorities announced that Hong Kong had entered the winter peak season for influenza. Photo: Nora Tam
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