Hong Kong University’s Professor Yuen Kwok-yung, a top infectious diseases expert, says the transmission of the coronavirus has entered its ‘third wave’. Illustration: Adolfo Arranz

Wuhan coronavirus has entered transmission stage among families and hospitals, taking it a step closer to full-blown community epidemic, Hong Kong expert warns

  • Professor Yuen Kwok-yung, a top infectious diseases expert, says transmission of new coronavirus has entered its ‘third wave’
  • Warning comes as Hong Kong University study suggests outbreak worse than officially reported, with virus already spreading to 20 mainland cities
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Hong Kong University’s Professor Yuen Kwok-yung, a top infectious diseases expert, says the transmission of the coronavirus has entered its ‘third wave’. Illustration: Adolfo Arranz
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Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung

Elizabeth Cheung has been a health reporter for the Post's Hong Kong desk since 2014. She covers general medical news, breakthrough medical treatments and research, government policy and hospital blunders. Elizabeth has a master's in development studies.