Patients at the accident and emergency area of Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Photo: Edmond So

Hong Kong enters winter peak flu season with 23 outbreaks in schools or public facilities in past four days, nearly six times that of last two weeks

  • Authorities expect number of cases to continue to rise and urge public to get vaccinated as early as possible, and observe strict hygiene
  • Overall admission rate with an influenza diagnosis in public hospitals passes threshold of 0.25 per 10,000 people last week, reaching the 0.40 mark
Topic |   Flu in Hong Kong

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Patients at the accident and emergency area of Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Photo: Edmond So
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