Swine Flu has hit Hong Kong

Friday, May 1, 2009 @ 11:45 pm by admin

The Chief Executive Donald Tsang Yam-kuen of Hong Kong has confirmed that Hong Kong has it first case of swine flu. He said that a Mexican traveller arrived in Hong Kong via Shanghai from his home country. He checked in at a hotel first before seeking treatment for flu symptoms and in the middle of the night developed a fever.

The Department of Health and the University of Hong Kong which conducted the test found that the traveller was positive of swine flu. But he is in stable condition now, Mr. Tsang said. [thestandard.com.hk]

Read the full story, Mexican traveler is HK’s first swine flu case, at The Standard of Hong Kong.