Flu patients waiting at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong flu season already more virulent than last year, with nine more deaths in the space of three days

  • The fatalities bring to 16 the number of deaths this year so far, up from seven last year. The total number of cases is 47, five of whom are minors
  • Authorities have asked people with non-urgent ailments to seek alternative health care services, as emergency wards are stretched to breaking point
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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Flu patients waiting at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Yau Ma Tei. Photo: Felix Wong
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