In Brief

PUBLISHED : Wednesday, 19 November, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Wednesday, 19 November, 2008, 12:00am

Hand, foot and mouth cases rise

The number of cases of hand, foot and mouth disease has surged recently, Centre for Health Protection figures show. There were nearly two cases per 1,000 private-doctor consultations in the week starting November 8, up 2.6 times from the week before.

School bus and cars collide

Twenty-two pupils aged 6 to 14 were taken to Prince of Wales Hospital for checks after their school bus and two cars collided on On Ming Street, Sha Tin, at about 8am.