International Health Regulations (2005) facilitate communication for in-flight contacts of a Middle East respiratory syndrome case, Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, 2014
A Hong Kong tour group has contacted a MERS case in a flight from Qatar to Austria. Communications under IHR (2005) have enabled efficient collaboration between health authorities across continents and our well-established preparedness plan of MERS has also ensured risk-based management in the emergency responses.
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