KUALA LUMPUR, May 13 (Bernama) -- The Hong Kong health authorities has notified Cathay Pacific Airways today that a passenger on CX879 who arrived at Hong Kong International Airport at 7pm HK time on Monday from San Francisco has since been tested positive for Influenza A (H1N1).
In a statement here today, the airline said upon arrival at the airport, the male passenger of Chinese descent sought medical help at the airport clinic before being taken to a local hospital for further medical treatment.
It said in accordance with recommendations and guidance from the World Health Organisation, International Air Transport Association, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Hong Kong Department of Health, it has already stepped up cabin cleaning measures for all aircraft.
Cathay Pacific has reassured passengers that the airline adopted HEPA (High Efficiency Particulate Arresters) filtration systems that were capable of filtering 99.999 percent of dust particles and airborne contaminates, ensuring the highest possible quality of cabin air.
Enda tekenyit beruk gamal nya?
Apu, lembau aku ngenang nepan bilun bulan enam tu ila enti penyakit H1N1 tu agi majak. Bilun ti deka ditepan kami tiga menyanak iya nya bilun Cathay Pacific ti angkat ari San Francisco ka Hong Kong, udah nya betukar bilun Cathay Pacific ka KL.
Kati ko tu bah? Enggai enda bepasang ka tuping (surgical mask) bala kami tu lagi? Gamal bala anak aku ka ngetat tuping ba moa sida!
Ni alah datai ba Hong Kong tauka ba KL, alu diquarantine orang!! Apu, rusak meh program kemisi enti nya nyadi!
Besembiang ka penyakit H1N1 tu ngetu maya summer tu lagi. Nitih ka berita, penyakit influenza baka tu selalu iya ngetu maya musim panas. Ngarap ka amat meh, laban kami menyanak ka pulai ka menua!