Current Travel Health News
Dengue fever is now endemic in more than 100 countries in Africa, the Americas, the Eastern Mediterranean, Southeast Asia and the Western Pacific. This includes various popular tourist destinations for Hong Kong people including the Philippines, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore.
Travellers planning to travel in these areas should take precautions against the disease. Travellers returning from areas where dengue fever is prevalent should seek medical advice as soon as possible if they feel unwell and provide travel details to their doctors.
For more information on dengue fever, including the latest situation in neighbouring and overseas countries and areas, please visit the Centre for Health Protection’s thematic webpage at https://www.chp.gov.hk/en/features/38847.html
7 July 2020
According to epidemiological investigations and clinical presentations, the patient was diagnosed to have bubonic plague on July 5 and had been to a place where plague was known to occur. The patient has been admitted to hospital for treatment under isolation and is in stable condition.
7 July 2020
3 July 2020