港府專家指武漢肺炎或成「全球大流行」

新型冠狀病毒疫情由武漢蔓延至5個洲約30個國家,政府抗疫專家組成員之一、曾任世衛助理總幹事的港大公共衛生學院院長福田敬二接受本報專訪時表示,疫情相當可能(quite possible)發展成「全球大流行」(pandemic),即使日後內地疫情回落,本港防疫也不能鬆懈,因為病毒仍可能由中東、非洲或其他亞洲國家傳入香港。福田敬二又認為,新型冠狀病毒未必會如SARS般消失,反而可能與季節性流感一樣,將與人類共存一段長時間,日後的防疫策略或要為高危人群注射疫苗。

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