HKU medical school dean Gabriel Leung on Thursday again called for ‘massive testing’ of the city’s population for Covid-19 while suggesting genomic testing should be done on every known case so far. Photo: Nora Tam
HKU medical school dean Gabriel Leung on Thursday again called for ‘massive testing’ of the city’s population for Covid-19 while suggesting genomic testing should be done on every known case so far. Photo: Nora Tam

Coronavirus: ahead of predicted second wave, Hong Kong professor calls for genomic sequencing of every Covid-19 case so far

  • A fresh wave of infections, one that will arrive before a vaccine does, is ‘almost certain’, HKU medical school dean Gabriel Leung says
  • Examining patients’ virus samples ‘not a matter of money, but determination’, he insists, while again calling for ‘massive testing’ of population

HKU medical school dean Gabriel Leung on Thursday again called for ‘massive testing’ of the city’s population for Covid-19 while suggesting genomic testing should be done on every known case so far. Photo: Nora Tam
HKU medical school dean Gabriel Leung on Thursday again called for ‘massive testing’ of the city’s population for Covid-19 while suggesting genomic testing should be done on every known case so far. Photo: Nora Tam
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