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

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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