A man in a mask walks outside the West Kowloon terminus of the high-speed rail in Hong Kong, with trains to the mainland city of Wuhan, where a new form of pneumonia has gripped the population. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Wuhan pneumonia: Hong Kong set to develop new test for mystery virus after obtaining genetic sequence from mainland China

  • A team of experts will also fly over to the mainland city to be briefed on the situation and learn about control measures
  • News comes after China confirms first death from novel coronavirus strain
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
A man in a mask walks outside the West Kowloon terminus of the high-speed rail in Hong Kong, with trains to the mainland city of Wuhan, where a new form of pneumonia has gripped the population. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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