Via the Centre for Health Protection: CHP notified of additional imported case of Zika Virus Infection in Mainland. Excerpt:
The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) today (April 10) received notification of an additional imported case of Zika Virus Infection in the Mainland from the National Health and Family Planning Commission and the Health and Family Planning Commission of Guangdong Province, and again urged the public to adopt strict anti-mosquito measures during travel. Pregnant women and those planning pregnancy should consider deferring their trip to the affected areas.
The patient is a 7-year-old girl who lives in Venezuela. She arrived at Baiyun International Airport in Guangzhou on April 4 and subsequently went to Enping, Jiangmen. She developed skin rash on the night she arrived at Enping. She is now under treatment at home in stable condition. She did not pass through Hong Kong.
To date, 16 imported cases of Zika Virus Infection have been notified in the Mainland.