1998 - Influenza A(H5N1) in Hong Kong - Update 3
12 January 1998
Disease Outbreak Reported
The Department of Health announced the confirmation of another case of human influenza A(H5N1) on 10 January bringing the total number of confirmed cases to 17 with one suspect case remaining under investigation. The newly confirmed case was in a 6-year old girl with onset of illness on 7 December. She fully recovered and has been discharged from the hospital. No new confirmed or suspected cases of human influenza A(H5N1) had been reported as of 12 January. The latest onset of illness of a case was 29 December 1997.