HKU on Coronavirus (Jun 1-Jul 7)


HKU in the news (Jun 1-Jul 7)

Jul 5 HKU-CTC research team and Gleneagles Hospital to recruit 300 volunteers for clinical trial of SINOVAC Omicron-specific booster vaccine (Professor Ivan Hung) (link)

Jun 30 HKU study identifies eight within-hotel transmission of COVID-19 clusters (Professor Gabriel Leung, Professor Benjamin Cowling) (link)

Jun 23 HKU study finds unvaccinated children infected with Omicron have more complications than those infected with influenza (Professor Lau Yu-lung) (link)

Jun 14 HKUMed projects the city’s effective reproduction number (Rt) of COVID-19 to rise to 2.03 and thinks border with mainland can be re-opened with better infection management (Professor Ho Pak-Leung) (link)

Jun 6 HKU study suggests measures to protect against COVID-19 could have reduced community bacteria and hence the use of antibiotics in Hong Kong (Professor Yuen Kwok-yung) (link)

Jun 1 HKU medical research team is recruiting 1,800 volunteers for clinical trial on a new Omicron-targeting jab (Professor Ivan Hung) (link)