HKU on Coronavirus (May 21-Jun 3)


HKU in the news (May 21-Jun 3)

Jun 2 HKU researchers develops online diagnostic system which calculates probability of COVID-19 infection by using CT scanned images analyzed by Artificial Intelligence with 88% accuracy (link)

Jun 2 HKU microbiologist Professor Yuen kwok-yung warns of the possibility of a “super spreader” living at the Sha Tin housing estate where the infected woman resides (Professor Yuen Kwok-yun) (link)

Jun 1 HKU Chief of Infectious disease says blood plasma donated by patients who recovered from COVID-19 had significant effect on patients with severe symptons (Professor Ivan Hung) (link)

Jun 1 HKU microbiologist Professor Yuen kwok-yung thinks there should be more testing in local community before the lifting of social distancing (Professor Yuen Kwok-yun) (link)

May 29 HKU Ranks #1 in COVID-19 Research Worldwide (link)

May 29 HKU Chief of Infectious disease explains HKU-invented cocktail treatment helps to keep the fatality rate low as the components are available and not expensive (Professor Ivan Hung) (link)

May 27 HKU virologist thinks it would be impossible for Wuhan to accurately test 6.5 million people in such a short period (Professor Jin Dongyan) (link)

May 25 HKU Public Health study analyzes data from the confirmed patients up to April and finds 5-7 clusters of super-spreaders as well as 80% of local cases came from 20% of confirmed patients (Professor Gabriel Leung) (link)