"Hong Kong" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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The former British crown colony located off the southeast coast of China, comprised of Hong Kong Island, Kowloon Peninsula, and New Territories. The three sites were ceded to the British by the Chinese respectively in 1841, 1860, and 1898. Hong Kong reverted to China in July 1997. The name represents the Cantonese pronunciation of the Chinese xianggang, fragrant port, from xiang, perfume and gang, port or harbor, with reference to its currents sweetened by fresh water from a river west of it.
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Hong Kong" by people in Profiles.
Incorporating temporal distribution of population-level viral load enables real-time estimation of COVID-19 transmission. Nat Commun. 2022 03 03; 13(1):1155.
Characterization of the humoral immune response to the EBV proteome in extranodal NK/T-cell lymphoma. Sci Rep. 2021 12 08; 11(1):23664.
The neuraminidase of A(H3N2) influenza viruses circulating since 2016 is antigenically distinct from the A/Hong Kong/4801/2014 vaccine strain. Nat Microbiol. 2019 12; 4(12):2216-2225.
Age-specific differences in the dynamics of protective immunity to influenza. Nat Commun. 2019 04 10; 10(1):1660.
Evaluation of a computer-assisted errorless learning-based memory training program for patients with early Alzheimer's disease in Hong Kong: a pilot study. Clin Interv Aging. 2013; 8:623-33.
Retrospective review of clinical presentations, microbiology, and outcomes of patients with psoas abscess. Hong Kong Med J. 2013 Oct; 19(5):416-23.
Differences in the compliance with hospital infection control practices during the 2009 influenza H1N1 pandemic in three countries. J Hosp Infect. 2012 Jun; 81(2):98-103.
Centipede bite victims: a review of patients presenting to two emergency departments in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Med J. 2011 Oct; 17(5):381-5.
Evaluation of a virtual reality-based memory training programme for Hong Kong Chinese older adults with questionable dementia: a pilot study. Int J Geriatr Psychiatry. 2012 May; 27(5):513-20.
Patient morbidity and management patterns of community-based primary health care services in Hong Kong. Hong Kong Med J. 2011 Jun; 17(3 Suppl 3):33-7.