24th November 2022 – (Hong Kong) The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health is today investigating two suspected food poisoning clusters affecting six persons, and reminded the public to maintain personal, food and environmental hygiene to prevent food-borne diseases.
The first cluster involved two females, aged 28 and 35, who developed abdominal pain, fever, nausea, vomiting and diarrhoea about 22 hours after having dinner at Paper Moon restaurant, Shop OTE301, Ocean Terminal Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui, Kowloon, Hong Kong Tsim Sha Tsui on 18th November. They were suspected to have eaten Molten chocolate cake and ice cream at the restaurant.
The other cluster involved four females, aged 4 to 32, who developed similar symptoms about 23.5 hours after having dinner at the same restaurant on 21st November.
Five of the affected persons sought medical advice and one of them required hospitalisation. All affected persons are in stable condition.