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  1. News - Hong Kong - PUBLIC HEALTH

    Faster test to detect H7N9 virus in Hong Kong chicken

    Posted Apr 08th 2013, 12:07pm by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang A new test for the H7N9 virus on all live chicken sold in Hong Kong will be introduced this week, the health minister said on Monday morning. The test, which could come ... being sold to consumers, he said. "We have to make sure that chicken sickened by H7N9 will not be sold,” said Ko. “Once we find any chicken infected with H7N9, we will start culling.” ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    Hong Kong ready to cull birds at first sign of 'bird flu' infection

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... stringent cleaning practices. Ko said the government would immediately activate its alert to "serious response level" once the city detected its first H7N9 infection- either in birds or in humans. "There are still no signs that H7N9 can be transmitted from human to human," he said. "Still, we have to remain vigilant." Starting on Thursday, the government ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong tightens surveillance on bird flu risk areas

    Posted Apr 06th 2013, 12:00am by AMY NIP AND STUART LAU

    ... on borders The government will step up surveillance of travellers and poultry in the face of a worsening outbreak of the fatal H7N9 bird flu virus on the mainland. Authorities will intensify ... and Health Ko Wing-man said yesterday after a cross-department meeting. During the next few days, preparations will be made to reduce the testing time needed to identify the H7N9 virus from a few ...

  4. News - Hong Kong

    Hong Kong on alert for deadly bird flu strain, says health minister

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 06:13pm by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei lo.wei@scmp.com Hong Kong’s health minister said on Monday that the city was on high alert for anyone infected with H7N9 avian flu virus after the mainland announced on Sunday three ... if there had been any human-to-human transmission. One of those who died in Shanghai was an 87-year-old man, whose two sons both contracted pneumonia, with one eventually dying of it. H7N9 had not been ...



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