- An outbreak of an unknown disease with severe respiratory and neurological symptoms in Cambodia has resulted in the death of children; the cases have been reported since April this year and a majority of them were from the southern part of the country. The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is closely monitoring the situation and residents are reminded to maintain their health vigilance while travelling abroad. Residents intending to visit the country or are already there should monitor the situation and the announcements by the local authorities.
- Relevant press release issued by DH, please see :
- More travel health tips are available at DH's website
Registration for Outbound Travel Information (ROTI)
Before departing Hong Kong, residents may register via ROTI their travel itineraries and contact details to receive updates on OTA and related information. The Immigration Department may contact and assist the registrants in an emergency.
Hyperlinks to other travel advisories:
Outbound Travel Alert of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the People's Republic of China (Chinese only)
Travelling and Living Overseas of British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (English only)
Travel Reports and Warnings of Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (English only)
Travel Advisories of Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (English only)