At least nine Hong Kong schools reported outbreaks of respiratory infections on Tuesday alone. Photo: Winson Wong At least nine Hong Kong schools reported outbreaks of respiratory infections on Tuesday alone. Photo: Winson Wong
At least nine Hong Kong schools reported outbreaks of respiratory infections on Tuesday alone. Photo: Winson Wong

Hong Kong schools report 71 respiratory infection outbreaks in three days, even as the flu season is far from near

  • Chinese University expert David Hui says schools should make sure pupils follow hygiene rules and parents should ensure their children get flu jabs soon
  • Respiratory medicine specialist Leung Chi-chiu says mask-wearing and good hygiene practices can help prevent flu transmissions, but may not be totally effective

Topic |   Flu in Hong Kong
At least nine Hong Kong schools reported outbreaks of respiratory infections on Tuesday alone. Photo: Winson Wong At least nine Hong Kong schools reported outbreaks of respiratory infections on Tuesday alone. Photo: Winson Wong
At least nine Hong Kong schools reported outbreaks of respiratory infections on Tuesday alone. Photo: Winson Wong
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