Commuters in masks at Admiralty station in Hong Kong. An expert says that while mainland China’s situation is stabilising, the contagion has spread worldwide. Photo: Felix Wong

Coronavirus epidemic will not end this year, Hong Kong’s leading microbiologist says

  • HKU’s Professor Yuen Kwok-yung says while mainland China’s situation is stabilising, contagion has spread worldwide and now the concern is reversed importation
  • He adds that while virus has been mutating, there is no evidence to suggest it has grown more deadly
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
Commuters in masks at Admiralty station in Hong Kong. An expert says that while mainland China’s situation is stabilising, the contagion has spread worldwide. Photo: Felix Wong
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