The exact mode of transmission of rat hepatitis E virus to humans is unknown at the moment. Photo: Sam Tsang.

Hong Kong man diagnosed with rat hepatitis E infection after being admitted to hospital for underlying illnesses

  • The patient, who lives on a public housing estate in Aberdeen, was admitted to Queen Mary Hospital for treatment of underlying illnesses
  • The source and route of infection could not be determined, health authorities said
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
The exact mode of transmission of rat hepatitis E virus to humans is unknown at the moment. Photo: Sam Tsang.
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