21 May 2013ODT Magazine - Study Finds Connection Between Biomarkers and Disc DegenerationDino Samartzis, Ph.D., a research assistant professor in the Department of Orthopaedics & Traumatology at the University of Hong Kong and Queen Mary Hospital in China, presented a study at the recent International Society for the Study of the Lumbar Spine
20 May 2013CNBC - Has Hollywood Sold Out On Tibet?...comes to Tibetan history," says Michael Davis, a law professor at the University of Hong Kong. "They claim that Tibet was a big happy part of...
20 May 2013EurekAlert! - New theory on genesis of osteoarthritis comes with successful therapy in mice ...School of Medicine; Chunyi Wen, Jie Yao and William Weijia Lu of the University of Hong Kong; and Yu Li, Qianming Chen, Zhihe Zhao and Xuedong...
18 May 2013ABC 12 – WJRT - Celsion's ThermoDox® HEAT Study Findings Reviewed at the 9th Annual World Conference on Interventional Oncology (WCIO)Celsion is dedicated to the development and commercialization of innovative cancer drugs, including tumor-targeting treatments using focused heat energy in combination with heat-activated liposomal drug technology. Celsion has research, license or commerc
18 May 2013Sunday Observer - Influenza A - fast spreading but less dangerouswith the assistance of a world renowned expert, Professor Malik Peiris from the University of Hong Kong," said Dr. Jayamaha. " We have a state-of-the-art...
18 May 2013New Scientist - Threatwatch: Could a MERS vaccine make people sicker?...invading virus, the antibodies switch sides. Malik Peiris of the University of Hong Kong found that antibodies to a vaccine made from the main...
17 May 2013Advance for Administrator - New Test for H7N9 Bird Flu in China May Help Slow Outbreak, Prevent Pandemic samples," said lead investigator Leo Poon, PhD, of the University of Hong Kong, though additional evaluation using clinical specimens from H7N9 patients...
15 May 2013News.gnom.es - China Communist Party Fires Official After Graft Claims...reporting of corruption, said Jiangnan Zhu, an assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong. Liu is not as powerful or connected as former...
14 May 2013Gay Star News - Hong Kong trans rights groups respond to historic court ruling Hong Kong University's Dr Sam Winter who specializes in research, education and...
14 May 2013Protect Journalists - In China, reporter's death sparks questions on censorship...designed to ease traffic congestion in the city, according to the Hong Kong University-based China Media Project. The report cited an unnamed...
12 May 2013Vitals - MSNBC - Bird flu: US safe from two new viruses - so far...and older versus younger ages, Ben Cowling and colleagues at Hong Kong University wrote in the journal Eurosurveillance. The evidence suggests...
11 May 2013The National - China's extreme education starts at homemeans no grandchildren," said Li Hui, a professor of Education at the University of Hong Kong. There are as many as 60 pupils vying for one seat...
09 May 2013Harvard Kennedy School - Curriculum Transformation: How Harvard Kennedy School Created A Planet of Case TeachingThat approach has worked for me as an academic researcher and teacher crossing boundaries of knowledge and cultures in diverse professional contexts of Ukraine, Canada, Hong Kong, China and others.” Oleksienko is now on the Education faculty of Hong Kong
09 May 2013Sci Dev.Net - Overfishing threatens quarter of key grouper speciesYvonne Sadovy de Mitcheson, lead author of the study and a professor at the University of Hong Kong, China, says: "Groupers are caught mainly by local fishermen who sell them to local markets or traders who may export or sell them to big businesses".
09 May 2013Eurosurveillance - Preliminary inferences on the age-specific seriousness of human disease caused by avian influenza A(H7N9) infections in China, March to April 2013In recent weeks, increasing numbers of avian influenza A(H7N9) virus infections have been identified in humans in China [1,2]. Laboratory-confirmed cases of influenza A(H7N9) infection have typically suffered serious illness [3,4], and there is a notable
09 May 2013China Journal - WSJ - Public Order Trumps Freedom, Poll of Hong Kongers ShowsThe survey comes as a local group led by a University of Hong Kong law professor calls for a movement of peaceful civil disobedience to shut down the city’s central financial district next year, if the government fails to back plans for what organizers co
09 May 2013Knowledge@Wharton - Research Roundup: Foreign Diversification, Social Comparisons and Consumer Identity and Sandy Lai, a professor at the School of Economics at Hong Kong University, have studied whether an international approach to investing has...
07 May 2013Alaska Dispatch - Wife of Chinese dissident, activist reaches out to US Michael Davis, professor of law at the University of Hong Kong, said that there s a fundamental contradiction between...
29 Apr 2013BioMed Central blogs - Cardiovascular regeneration – a thematic series edited by Prof Ronald LiThe publication of these articles will be coordinated, with a series of commissioned reviews and opinions, edited by Prof Ronald Li (University of Hong Kong) and written by leaders in the field including Kenneth Boheler (National Institutes of Health, USA
29 Apr 2013Today Online - Li calls for vigilance as bird flu cases riseMr Malik Peiris, a virologist at the University of Hong Kong, said the latest H7N9 outbreak is more worrisome than the H5N1 that started in 1997. For one, he said, H7N9 appears to be more easily contracted by humans when exposed to diseased birds.
27 Apr 2013Myrepublica.com - Disregarded dressLouis Edward, author of Politics of Dress in Asia and the Americas and Professor at School of Modern Languages and Cultures in Hong Kong University, says politicians in Asia and Latin America invoke “dress as a symbol of their vision for their ‘nation’ an
25 Apr 2013The Lancet - Human infections with the emerging avian influenza A H7N9 virus from wet market poultry: clinical analysis and characterisation of viral genomeHuman infection with avian influenza A H7N9 virus emerged in eastern China in February, 2013, and has been associated with exposure to poultry. We report the clinical and microbiological features of patients infected with influenza A H7N9 virus and compar
24 Apr 2013WFMZ-TV 69 News - After baby formula, what will China harvest?"China is the world's factory but those factories used to be in other cheaper countries. They got relocated to China because it's cheaper to manufacture," says Professor Zhigang Tao, Associate Dean of Business and Economics at the University of Hong Kong
23 Apr 2013The U.S. Daily - China says new bird flu case found in northeastHo Pak-leung, an associate professor in the Department of Microbiology at the University of Hong Kong, noted in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) that in the two months since it was first detected, the H7N9 flu has already resulted in almost twice as many
23 Apr 2013CNN.com International - Researchers: Elderly more at risk from H7N9(CNN) -- Research into the H7N9 virus suggests the risk of contracting serious illness rises with age and that more people may be infected than the 105 cases reported, according to a study by the Hong Kong University.
18 Apr 2013CNN.com - Bird flu puts spotlight on age-old traditions in China"Basically, at the moment poultry seems to be the source of the virus so there's a risk if there's direct contact with the poultry or indirect contact with the fecal matter or other products. Of course, if the food is being cooked properly then the risk i
18 Apr 2013Intl Business Times - China Bans Journalists From Using Foreign Or Online News SourcesDavid Bandurski, the editor of Hong Kong University’s China Media Project, told London Telegraph correspondent Tom Phillips that the measure is part of the government's recent efforts to “control press content at its source.”
17 Apr 2013BBC News Africa - Africans remittances outweigh Western aidAnalysis of cash flows by Hong Kong-based Ghanaian academic Adams Bodomo shows that Africans living outside the continent send more money home to their families than is sent by traditional Western aid donors in what is called Official Development Assistan
17 Apr 2013Bloomberg - Bird Flu Fears Mount in China as Herbal Remedies Run Out“Chinese people associate ban lan gen with anti-virus,” said Shen Jiangang, assistant director for research at the University of Hong Kong’s school of Chinese medicine. “So when they hear about bird flu, they immediately think it might be effective to pro
17 Apr 2013The Mail On Sunday - H7N9: Doctors left baffled by another case of bird flu in Chinese boy, 4, who displayed no symptomsDr Leo Poon Lit-man of the University of Hong Kong said medical authorities must be on high alert and that the question of whether H7N9 can be transmitted between humans 'needs to be answered'.
16 Apr 2013Times online - Online pictures of dead birds spur China flu openness - By Bill Savadove“The weibo has put a lot more scrutiny (on the government),” said David Bandurski of the University of Hong Kong's China Media Project, which researches Chinese journalism.
15 Apr 2013France 24 - Fighting for the legacy of Hong Kong's graffiti pioneer"Around handover time people were looking for signifiers of local identity," says David Clarke, professor in the Department of Fine Arts at Hong Kong University.
15 Apr 2013ProMED-mail - PRO/AH/EDR> Avian influenza, human (45): China: H7N9, updateKwok-Yung Yuen, an infectious-disease expert at the University of Hong Kong, notes the proximity of the reported human cases to the Yangtze river delta, home to many wild birds, and to Chongming Island near Shanghai, a renowned site for watching migratory
15 Apr 2013Bloomberg - Symptom-Free Bird Flu Case Suggests Wider H7N9 SpreadBird flu was found in a 4-year-old Beijing boy who has no symptoms of the infection, health authorities said, suggesting more people may be catching the H7N9 influenza virus than reported.
14 Apr 2013KNEB (AP) - China's bird flu could spread south, H.K. expert says''Poultry in Hong Kong could be infected when the migrating birds carrying the H7N9 virus fly south,'' Hong Kong University infectious disease expert Yuen Kwok-yung told reporters at a government-organized press conference. ''Evidence we have seen suggest
14 Apr 2013Experience Life - The Debate About Flu ShotsVirologist Kennedy Shortridge, PhD, agrees. “There are a number of infectious agents that can mimic flu,” says Shortridge, a professor emeritus at the University of Hong Kong and a pioneer in studying the origin of influenza. “In many cases, no laboratory
12 Apr 2013Chinadaily US Edition - Transplant system will 'ensure fair allocation'Wang Haibo, director of the China Organ Transplant Response System Research Center at the University of Hong Kong, said the policy was developed after research based on dozens of countries' allocation policies and several discussions with Chinese experts
11 Apr 2013SmartPlanet - A growing source of pollution in Hong Kong: lightA recent study showed just how bright the night sky is here. Jason Pun, the head researcher and a physics professor at the University of Hong Kong, said his study was “by far” the most systematic one done around the world, while similar research in Spain,
11 Apr 2013Yahoo!7 News - China targets bird flu rumours as cases rise"What is coming across... is this sense of mistrust of government handling," said David Bandurski of the China Media Project at the University of Hong Kong.
11 Apr 2013BBC News South Asia - Hong Kong copes with tight living spacesHong Kong has long dealt with a housing crunch. But an industry based on small-spaced living is only starting to grow now, says associate professor of architecture at Hong Kong University, Jia Beisi.
11 Apr 2013Times Higher Education - Japan takes Asian crown but rivals aren't far offThe National University of Singapore was the second highest ranked institution, followed by the University of Hong Kong.
11 Apr 2013The Nation - Strike highlights frustration in Hong KongSociologist Lui Tai Lok from Hong Kong University, who has studied civil unrest, notes: "Frankly, other than the early post-war years 1946-1951, the mid-1960s and early 1970s, we have enjoyed a long period of industrial peace."
10 Apr 2013A&C Policy Blog - A Developmental Approach to the Patent-Antitrust Interface Based on the notion that antitrust doctrines need to be adjusted to reflect the local economic circumstances, this Article argues that any credible approach to the patent-antitrust interface in developing countries must incorporate development considerat
09 Apr 2013GlobalSecurity.org - Asia braces for spill-over of new bird flu strainFollowing a mass animal culling on 5 April in Shanghai - one of the Chinese cities affected - pandemic expert and virologist Yi Guan from the University of Hong Kong told IRIN he expects human cases to "drop or stop". But he added that experts still have
09 Apr 2013Asia-ABC Radio Australia - Can Hong Kong reach a full democracy?Are the people of Hong Kong ready to govern themselves?It's now more than 15 years since Hong Kong was handed over to China and there have been gradual moves towards political reforms since then.
09 Apr 2013Edvantage - HK celebrity tutors raking in big buckshttp://www.edvantage.com.sg/edvantage/news/news/1689148/HK_celebrity_tutors_raking_in_big_bucks.html
09 Apr 2013The Wall Street Journal - What the 'Iron Lady' Means to Hong KongAs Britain’s prime minister in the 1980s, Margaret Thatcher played a pivotal role in the handover of Hong Kong to China. John Carroll of the University of Hong Kong tells the WSJ’s Jeffrey Ng how this former colony views the Thatcher legacy
08 Apr 2013Bloomberg Businessweek - Chinese Asked to Change Eating Habits as H7N9 Infections RiseMinimizing the risk of human infections will hopefully help reduce the danger of the virus mutating to a form where it can spread between people, said Benjamin Cowling, an infectious disease epidemiologist at the University of Hong Kong’s School of Public
06 Apr 2013Wild Singapore - What World Heritage status would mean for the Botanic GardensIn 2010, it engaged the help of two conservation experts, professors Lynne D. DiStefano and Lee Ho Yin of the University of Hong Kong, to examine which site held Singapore's best chance of Unesco status.
05 Apr 2013New Civil Engineer - Aecom geotechnical specialist named Hong Kong’s Young Engineer of the YearAecom geotechnical engineer Johnny Cheuk was named 2013 Young Engineer of the Year by the Hong Kong Institution of Engineers (HKIE) yesterday.
05 Apr 2013The Wall Street Journal - - How Can You Protect Yourself From Bird-Flu?China is killing all poultry at a Shanghai market as the bird-flu death toll rose to six people. Dr. Leo Poon of the University of Hong Kong tells us more about the newest strain of the virus.
05 Apr 2013NewsRx - New Post-Traumatic Stress Disorders Study Findings Recently Were Reported by Researchers at University of Hong KongAccording to news reporting out of Hong Kong, People's Republic of China, by NewsRx editors, the research stated, "Given the limited number of systematic studies on child victimization in China, this study aimed to investigate the prevalence of child vict
04 Apr 2013Aetna InteliHealth - China Bird Flu Mutates, Might Infect MammalsIf the latest virus continues to spread in China and beyond, "it would be an even bigger problem than with H5N1, in some sense, because with H5N1 you can see evidence of poultry dying," said University of Hong Kong microbiologist Malik Peiris, who also ex
04 Apr 2013Intl Business Times UK - China Bird Flu Pandemic: Deaths Now at 3, Number of Infected Rises to 9, Virus Could Transfer from Poultry to Other Mammals"If one can identify that, then you have possible interventions to reduce human exposure and ideally to stamp out the virus," Malik Peiris, chair professor of the Virology School of Public Health at the University of Hong Kong, told the AFP.
04 Apr 2013National Science Foundati - In Last Great Age of Warmth, Carbon Dioxide at Work...But Not AloneTemperature patterns during Earth's last prolonged global "hot spell"--the Pliocene, some 5.3 to 2.6 million years ago--differed dramatically from those of modern times, according to results reported in this week's issue of the journal Nature.
04 Apr 2013CPJ Blog - Zeng Li: A rueful look at how censorship works in ChinaQian Gang, director of Hong Kong University's China Media Project, says a blog post by Zeng, "Who Revised the New Year's Greeting at Southern Weekly?," was instrumental in bringing the ugliness of these censorship tactics to light.
03 Apr 2013Nature.com - Novel bird flu kills two in ChinaThe epidemiological picture is troubling too, says Malik Peiris, a flu virologist at Hong Kong University. "Any time an animal influenza virus crosses to humans it is a cause for concern, and with three severe cases [of disease] over a short period of tim
03 Apr 2013BBC Chinese(trad) - 禽流感疫情擴大中國各地加強監測而香港大學微生物學系教授袁國勇也對《明報》表示根據他對內地提供H7N9病毒基因圖譜進行分析後發現了野鳥基因。
02 Apr 2013Science/AAAS - News - China Deaths Spark Concern About Novel Avian Flu StrainYi Guan, a virologist at the University of Hong Kong's School of Public Health, says that there may have well been human deaths that went unreported during outbreaks of H7 viruses in birds in Mexico and Pakistan.
01 Apr 2013Top News - Chinese Herbal Drug Reduces Menopausal Hot FlashesProfessor Yao Tong, University of Hong Kong, said, "The Chinese herbal formula EXD is superior to placebo in reducing the frequency and severity of hot flashes and in improving menopausal symptoms in Hong Kong perimenopausal women".
01 Apr 2013The Star - Why Money Sent Home is Better Than Foreign AidThe African diaspora is a major source of foreign income so large that it now outstrips foreign aid sent by Western donors...
28 Mar 2013Springer - Stability analysis and control design for 2-D fuzzy systems via basis-dependent Lyapunov functionsThis paper investigates the problem of stability analysis and stabilization for two-dimensional (2-D) discrete fuzzy systems. The 2-D fuzzy system model is established based on the Fornasini–Marchesini local state-space model, and a control design procedu
27 Mar 2013Smart Meters - Honk Kong Campus Earns Platinum LEED CertificationThe University of Hong Kong’s new campus expansion has earned the highest rating for energy efficiency and environmental sustainability in building design and operation and as a result becomes one of only three universities worldwide to achieve that goal
27 Mar 2013Food Navigator - Natural seasoning can prevent charred-meat carcinogensMing-fu Wang, associate professor at Hong Kong University's School of Biological Sciences and leader of the research team, published research showing that some novel food components, along with the appropriate cooking method, will make a big dent in the d
26 Mar 2013Email Wire - Top10onlinecolleges.org Names the World's 30 Most Beautiful College Art Galleries 30 Most Beautiful College Art Galleries represents one of the largest and most comprehensive rankings of college art museums known. In its evaluation, America plays host to 14 of the top 30 most beautiful college art galleries. The remaining institutions
25 Mar 2013CNN.com - China's Xi promises equal trade relations with AfricaBut Adams Bodomo, African Studies director at Hong Kong University, says claims of neo-colonialism are overblown and that China's influence "was more positive than negative."
25 Mar 2013CNN.com - Hong Kong's foreign maids lose residency fight"On this issue of referral the court has applied exactly the standards it has applied in the past and it reiterates the independence of Hong Kong's judiciary," Michael Davis, a lawyer from Hong Kong University said.
22 Mar 2013The Canberra Times - Canberra hosts leader once seen as pariah"The most we can hope for is a truth commission," Ian Holliday, a professor at Hong Kong University, told the ANU conference.
21 Mar 2013CNN.com - Transcripts - Cyber Attacks Target South Korean TV, Banks; President Obama Visits Israel; U.S., Chinese Officials Meet To Discuss Cyber Security; Dominican Republic Wins WBCNow scientists at Hong Kong University found that the light level here is up to 1,200 times brighter than a normal night sky.
21 Mar 2013CNN - Hong Kong's light pollution 'worst in the world'The local urban night sky is as much as 1,000 times brighter than international norms making it the most light polluted city in the world, according to a study by the faculty of science at the University of Hong Kong.
19 Mar 2013DrBicuspid.com - How does silver diamine fluoride stop dental caries?A team of researchers from the University of Hong Kong and Anhui Medical University used a computer-controlled artificial mouth to study the effect of 38% SDF on cariogenic biofilms and dentin carious lesions.
18 Mar 2013Switchboard - NRDC Blog - Air Pollution in Hong Kong: Restoring the Fragrant Harbour According to the University of Hong Kong’s School of Public Health, which developed and maintains the index, this corresponds to over HKD$109,000 in avoidable health impacts including 8 preventable deaths, 433 hospital bed days, and over 20,000 doctor vi
17 Mar 2013The Korea Herald - Ten years on, H.K. looks back on SARS outbreakYuen Kwok-yung, an infection diseases expert at Hong Kong University’s Department of Microbiology, said SARS changed the region’s attitude towards infectious diseases.
16 Mar 2013DentistryIQ - HKU Faculty of Dentistry to Hold World Oral Health Day Event for PublicTo mark World Oral Health Day on Wednesday, 20 March 2013, the Faculty of Dentistry at The University of Hong Kong is organising an "Oral Health Info Desk" for the general public at the entrance of the Prince Philip Dental Hospital.
15 Mar 2013China Journal - WSJ - Hong Kong’s ‘Embarrassing’ Racial Attitudesdiscrimination were just misunderstandings, says Kelley Loper, law professor at Hong Kong University. She adds that the results of Unison s survey...
15 Mar 2013NewsRx - New Dental Implants Research Has Been Reported by Investigators at University of Hong KongOur news editors obtained a quote from the research from the University of Hong Kong, "Five patients underwent fibula distraction procedures after undergoing mandibular reconstruction with a vascularized fibula bone graft. The indication for the applicati
14 Mar 2013The Sun Daily - IHH wins RM2b bid to build HK hospitalIHH Healthcare Bhd, via its indirect subsidiary GHK Hospital Ltd, has won a RM2 billion public tender carried out by the Hong Kong Government to acquire a 27,500 sq m site in Wong Chuk Hang, Hong Kong and develop it into a private hospital.
13 Mar 2013Drug Discovery Today - The use of stem cells for drug discovery and organ repairNumerous currently incurable human diseases arise from the loss or malfunction of highly specialized cell types that lack the capacity to regenerate due to diseases (e.g. heart attack, stroke), traumas (e.g. spinal cord injuries by accidents) or aging (e.
12 Mar 2013FOX2now.com - Hundreds Of Dead Pigs Fished From Shanghai RiverAccording to Professor Fred Leung, who specialises in animal diseases at Hong Kong University, this is a fairly common disease in pigs and not...
12 Mar 2013The Dirt - The Theory of Urban Metabolism...second set of roundtable presentations, Seth Denizen, researcher at the University of Hong Kong, pushed further into a discussion of soil. Weaving...
11 Mar 2013Inverurie Herald - Drug-resistant urinary infectionsThe study was carried out by researchers from the University of Hong Kong, and it was funded by the university and the Hong Kong government. The study was published in the peer-reviewed Journal of Medical Microbiology.
08 Mar 2013Bloomberg - Hong Kong Prison Homes Spur Virus Risk Decade After SARS“Hong Kong acts as a transit point from China to Hong Kong, and Hong Kong to the world,” said Guan Yi, professor of virology at the University of Hong Kong, who studies the ecology of SARS and influenza viruses, particularly the deadly H5N1 bird flu strai
08 Mar 2013Science Daily - New Clues to How Flu Virus SpreadsDr. Milton and his research team, including scientists from Harvard and Boston University Schools of Public Health and the University of Hong Kong, collected the exhaled breath from 38 flu patients and tested both the coarse (≥ 5 µm) and fine (< 5 µm) par
08 Mar 2013Eugene Weekly - Slant 3-7-2013One international lawyer at PIELC, professor Jolene Lin of the University of Hong Kong, says the word “law” can be a misnomer. She prefers to talk about “governance” since on-the-books laws are so easily manipulated for political and economic gain.
07 Mar 2013British Medical Journal - Doctors have a duty to breach patient confidentiality to protect others at risk of HIV infectionBalancing the competing duties of maintaining privacy in the doctor-patient relationship with minimising potential harm caused by non-disclosure of HIV status is not always easy, says Tak Kwong Chan, assistant professor and clinical ethicist, Li Ka Shing
05 Mar 2013Modern Ghana - World's largest mall is Chinese 'ghost town'"To me, many of these projects are a result of easy access to capital and a combination of wishful thinking and speculative behavior rather than rational business calculations," said Victor Teo, assistant professor at the University of Hong Kong.
04 Mar 2013Reuters - Analysis: China's next inner circleFactions of this kind rarely survive the death of its leader, said Jiangnan Zhu, a Hong Kong University associate professor specializing in Chinese politics.
03 Mar 2013The Guardian - Mystery of the Chinese zombie Yalies"In the whole industry, people don't believe in that number anymore," said King-wa Fu, assistant professor of journalism and media studies center at University of Hong Kong.
01 Mar 2013Strategy+Business - Stereotypes and the Older WorkerAlmost all negative generalizations about employees over the age of 40 are not true, says this analysis of four decades of data.
01 Mar 2013Skykiwi - “石屎森林”如何“宜居”？ 专家给AKL规划开药方香港大学商学院教授Michael Enright曾参与粤港等地多项战略规划，在他看来，奥克兰别说是世界最宜居城市，连新西兰最宜居城市可能都算不上。
26 Feb 2013Organic Chemistry - Arrays of Stereogenic Centers: The Carbery Synthesis of Mycestericin GChi-Ming Che of the University of Hong Kong devised a manganese catalyst for the enantioselective cis-dihydroxylation of electron-deficient alkenes
26 Feb 2013The Wall Street Journal - IKEA Drawn Into Horse-Meat ScandalIKEA temporarily stopped selling meatballs at some of its European stores after inspectors discovered traces of horse meat in the furniture giant's signature food item. Dr. Richard Fielding, a professor at the University of Hong Kong's school of public he
22 Feb 2013CIDRAP - WHO confirms 13th novel coronavirus caseAdditional evidence of person-to-person spread has some experts concerned, the CP reported. "It is certainly beginning to look concerning, given the obvious fact that there can be onward transmission," said Malik Peiris, PhD, a microbiologist at the Unive