On April 17, the Center for Health Protection (CHP) of the Hong Kong Department of Health began investigating a case of Legionnaires’ Disease for a 58-year-old man, Business News Asia reports.
The man had travelled to Sanshui, Guangdog Province from April 3 to 4, and began experiencing the symptoms of shortness of breath and coughing since April 8.
He was admitted to St. Teresa’s Hospital on April 15th, where urine tests confirmed he had Legionnaires’ disease. He was transferred to the Intensive Care Unit on April 17th, and is now in critical condition. The CHP’s investigation is still in progress.
Updates to follow as they become available.
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