Hong Kong’s universal COVID-19 testing: 9 things you should know

Hong Kong announced earlier this month that the city-state will introduce a universal community testing program for COVID-19, aimed at Hong Kong ID card holders, largely prompted by the escalating number of cases in the SAR. For those of you who’d like the low-down on this, then this Pacific Prime Hong Kong article is for …

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Pacific Prime Hong Kong: Announcing our latest 2019-2020 State of Health Insurance report

The moment has finally arrived to announce the release of our latest 2019-2020 edition of the State of Health Insurance report. No matter who you are – whether a client, business leader, or HR director, you’ll be able to gain a better and richer perspective of what’s happening in the world of health insurance, through …

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Social distancing rules extended in Hong Kong

Despite its close proximity to mainland China, where the COVID-19 virus first appeared, Hong Kong has dealt with the pandemic in a highly effective manner. The city-state was able to avoid a major outbreak and a complete lockdown due to its testing and contact-tracing measures. Given its 15-day streak without local transmissions at the end …

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Spike in telemedicine demand in Hong Kong in the wake of coronavirus

Telehealth services allow patients to be seen and diagnosed remotely by doctors via electronic communication, such as video conferencing or chats. Telemedicine has already caught on in the United States and some European and now, in the wake of the novel coronavirus pandemic, patients in Hong Kong turn to telemedicine solutions to reduce social contact …

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