HKU on Coronavirus (Feb 13-19)


HKU on Coronavirus

HKU in the news (Feb 13-Feb 19)

Feb 19 HKU microbiologist Dr Ho Pak-leung comments Diamond Princess became another ‘Amoy Garden’ as infection rate reached 26% on the cruise ship (Professor Ho Pak-leung) (link)

Feb 18 HKU microbiologists insist it is important that everyone wears face masks to prevent spreading of COVID-19 in Hong Kong (Professor Yuen Kwok-yung , Professor Ho Pak-leung) (link)

Feb 15 HKU-Shenzhen Hospital Chief Executive plans to lead the medical team, including 12 medical professionals, from Hong Kong to Wuhan (Professor Lo Chung-mau) (link)

Feb 15 HKU JMSC finds deletion of Weibo posts doubled since the death of Dr Li Wenliang, the whistleblower doctor of the virus on Feb 6 (Dr Fu King-wa) (link)

Feb 14 HKU ANNIE Lab Team has identified a map widely used in news media around the world is associated with a misleading claim that it shows 5 million of Wuhan residents traveling out of the city during the Lunar New Year holiday (link)

Feb 14 HKU microbiologist Dr Ho Pak-leung says Hong Kong should adopt new diagnosis criteria, and supports Hubei’s inclusion of cases that were “clinically diagnosed” (Professor Ho Pak-leung) (link)