Food Poisoning - Hong Kong

Health authorities of the Centre for Health Protection (CHP), Hong Kong Department of Health, have detected an outbreak of 15 cases of gastrointenstinal illness in persons who consumed food at a restaurant in the Tin Shui Wai area. A total of 3 cases required hospitalization. A detailed investigation is on-going to determine the source of the outbreak.

Travellers to this area should be aware of the risk of eating poorly stored or prepared food. Serious gastrointestinal illness can result. Please refer to the GHNN Diseases Health Library for more information on exposure to and prevention of Travellers diarrhea.

Visit our Health Library for more information on exposure to and the prevention of Traveller's Diarrhoea.

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