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Middle East Respiratory Syndrome - MERS

The Department of Health advises the public to avoid unnecessary travel to Korea, in particular, those with chronic illnesses. Travellers in Korea and the Middle-East should avoid unnecessary visit to healthcare facilities. Travellers in the Middle-East should avoid going to farms, barns or markets with camels, and avoid contact with sick persons and animals, especially camels, birds or poultry.

Middle East Respiratory Syndrome

To prevent Ebola virus disease, avoid unnecessary travel to Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone

Ebola virus disease

to be vigilant against Dengue Fever when travelling to Asia

Get a travel health consultaion at least 6 weeks before journey
Department of Health The Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region
 
Centre for Health Protection
 

Last revision date: 10 January 2013