About the Authors
Food and Health Bureau, Government of the Hong Kong SAR, People's Republic of China
European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control, Stockholm, Sweden
The views expressed are those of the authors and not necessarily those of the Food and Health Bureau, Government of the Hong Kong SAR, European Centre for Disease Prevention and Control. Each of the authors declares no conflict of interest, financial or otherwise. AN is on long-term secondment to ECDC from the UK Health Protection Agency.
ICMJE criteria for authorship read and met: GML AN. Agree with the manuscript's results and conclusions: GML AN. Wrote the first draft of the paper: GML. Contributed to the writing of the paper: GML AN. Contributed to the review from the experience of the pandemic in European countries: AN.