政府將修訂法例加強肺炎監管

武漢爆發不明肺肺炎個案急升,本港懷疑個案也越來越多,但按現行法例,武漢不明肺炎非香港法定呈報傳染病,政府也無權強制疑似或證實受感染病人隔離及檢疫。

食物及衞生局昨晚召開跨部門會議後,指會全速修訂《預防及控制疾病條例》,將嚴重新型傳染性病原體呼吸系統病納入為法定呈報傳染病,預計本周內刊登憲報。據悉,修例刊憲後即時生效。

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