Hong Kong: BA.2 causes 7 times more deaths among hospitalised children than flu

A study from University of Hong Kong found that 15 per cent of children hospitalised with Omicron BA.2 had developed neurological complications

According to the report, about 15 per cent of hospitalised youngsters who had contracted the sub-variant developed neurological complications and more than 6 per cent had respiratory complications, with 21 children being sent to paediatric intensive care....More...

Hong Kong: Nine day lockdown expected

South China Morning Post are reporting that a nine-day Covid-19 lockdown of Hong Kong is expected, and that “each resident will be required to undergo three tests during the mass testing,” the source said....More...

Hong Kong: Link between Covid cases and deaths re-established *4 UPDATES*

Hong Kong may impose a hard lockdown that confines people to their homes, authorities signalled Monday 28th February 2022, with the city’s zero-COVID strategy in tatters and bodies piling up in hospitals....More...

Is the global Sars-CoV-2 decline already petering out? *4 UPDATES & 1 PREDICTION*

Is the Omicron decline already petering out? There’s not much to go on yet, a few stutters in the world cases chart, some countries starting to see new surges, but it all looks vaguely familiar....More...