Mystery of virus spread confounds medical experts

Professor Fong Kok Yong, chairman of SGH’s medical board, giving a media briefing yesterday, together with (from left) Professor Ang Chong Lye, SGH’s chief executive officer, and Dr Tracy Ayre, SGH’s chief nurse. Prof Fong said the chance of the hepatitis C virus being spread through contaminated blood was “very minuscule”.
PHOTO: The Straits Times