Hong Kong residents take photos of Christmas decorations at the waterfront promenade in West Kowloon Cultural District. The Hospital Authority has advised people to get vaccinated against the seasonal flu as the weather turns cooler. Photo:  Nora Tam
Hong Kong residents take photos of Christmas decorations at the waterfront promenade in West Kowloon Cultural District. The Hospital Authority has advised people to get vaccinated against the seasonal flu as the weather turns cooler. Photo: Nora Tam

Hong Kong expecting increase in number of patients at public hospitals during winter, health authorities say

  • Children, the elderly and those with chronic diseases remain likely to be affected by respiratory tract infection, the Hospital Authority’s Dr Michael Wong says
  • More manpower, support services to be enhanced during festive periods to cope with potential surge in patients

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
Hong Kong residents take photos of Christmas decorations at the waterfront promenade in West Kowloon Cultural District. The Hospital Authority has advised people to get vaccinated against the seasonal flu as the weather turns cooler. Photo:  Nora Tam
Hong Kong residents take photos of Christmas decorations at the waterfront promenade in West Kowloon Cultural District. The Hospital Authority has advised people to get vaccinated against the seasonal flu as the weather turns cooler. Photo: Nora Tam
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