From Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) in 2003 to Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in 2020, The University of Hong Kong (HKU) has always been at the forefront of combating the pandemics locally and internationally. World-renowned medical experts at HKU LKS Faculty of Medicine including but not limited to epidemiologists, microbiologists and virologists, have joined forces in conducting research and developing drugs and vaccines for both pandemics. You will find in this section important information on health tips, latest development and public health advocacy.

Precaution Tips

Medical experts from HKU Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine such as Professor Ivan Hung have prepared useful health tips and precaution tips to keep us healthy during the outbreak of COVID-19.

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Latest Research and Development

Medical experts from HKU Li Ka Shing Faculty of Medicine have joined forces and worked around the clock to fight against COVID-19 by conducting research and development.

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Public Health Advocacy

Public health education has always been one of the important missions of HKU. As such, we have prepared some useful online courses for you to explore even when you are staying safe from the novel coronavirus at home!

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HKU in the Media

HKU in the Media provides a selection of online news articles recently published in the international media related to HKU research and development in fighting fight against the global pandemic.

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