A health surveillance officer checks the temperature of passengers at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: APA health surveillance officer checks the temperature of passengers at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: AP
A health surveillance officer checks the temperature of passengers at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: AP

Hong Kong to add mystery Wuhan pneumonia to list of notifiable infectious diseases, giving authorities power to quarantine patients

  • Medical practitioners will have to notify the government of anyone suspected to have been infected with the disease under changes expected to be in place this week
  • Hong Kong public hospitals admit six more patients who had been to Wuhan in the past 14 days and presented with symptoms

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A health surveillance officer checks the temperature of passengers at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: APA health surveillance officer checks the temperature of passengers at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: AP
A health surveillance officer checks the temperature of passengers at Hong Kong International Airport. Photo: AP
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