Dengue :: Woman ill with Dengue fever

The Hong Kong Centre for Health Protection has confirmed an imported Dengue fever case involving a 76-year-old woman living in Tsing Yi, bringing this year’s total number of Dengue fever cases to eight, all imported.

The woman travelled to Indonesia from Marcy 27 to April 20, and came down with fever on April 26. She was sent to Princess Margaret Hospital the next day and discharged yesterday. Her condition is stable and her travel companion does not have any Dengue fever symptoms.

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