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Update on cluster of Parainfluenza cases at Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital
The following is issued on behalf of the Hospital Authority:
     Regarding an earlier announcement on a cluster of patients infected with Parainfluenza Virus Type 3 in a female psychogeriatric ward, the spokesperson for Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital gave the following update today (May 28):
     One more 68-year-old patient in the ward presented with respiratory symptoms. An appropriate viral test was arranged and the test result was positive for Parainfluenza Virus Type 3. The patient concerned is being treated under isolation with stable condition.
     Infection control measures have already been stepped up according to the established guidelines. All other patients in the ward are under close surveillance.
     The case has been reported to the Hospital Authority Head Office and the Centre for Health Protection for necessary follow-up.
Ends/Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Issued at HKT 17:27
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