Boy treated for severe flu infection
January 31, 2013
The Centre for Health Protection is investigating a confirmed case of severe paediatric influenza A infection affecting a four-year-old boy.
He fell ill on January 21 and was admitted to Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital the next day. The clinical diagnosis was encephalitis.
He tested positive for influenza A. He is stable.
He has no recent travel history. His father had a fever recently and is stable.