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  1. News - China

    Echoes of Sars in bird flu panic

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng in Jiangsu and Zhejiang huifeng.he@scmp.com Families of H7N9 patients, having seen the response to the deadly new virus up close, say authorities are falling down on prevention, isolation New bird flu outbreak creates echoes of Sars Ten years since Sars incubated in China and sent shockwaves around the world, another deadly new disease, H7N9 bird flu, is fuelling fear ...

  2. News - China - PEARL BRIEFING

    Guangzhou's Sars memorial should be a monument to truth

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 12:00am by Ivan Zhai

    ... people in the Yangtze River Delta are grappling with H7N9 bird flu cases, there is a move afoot in the Pearl River Delta to build a monument to mark the 10th anniversary of the battle against ... accustomed to covering up all the negative news. Even with the H7N9 bird flu cases, some officials, it seems, have still not learned the lessons of Sars. A story by the Guangzhou-based Southern ...

  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing needs to give world full picture of bird flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... the epidemic. There is evidence it has been remembered- though perhaps belatedly- in the release of information about the current deadly outbreak of H7N9 avian flu. The World Health Organisation ... The timing and circumstances of the H7N9 outbreak bear an uncanny resemblance to those of the emergence of Sars in the mainland in late 2002. Though a decade apart, both outbreaks emerged ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion

    Lack of preparedness leaves us exposed to the risk of a nightmare like Sars

    Posted Apr 05th 2013, 12:00am by Albert Cheng

    ... Albert Cheng Albert Cheng argues that poor governance and a lack of resources mean Hongkongers are on their own in the face of the H7N9 threat Lack of preparedness leaves us exposed to risk of another nightmare like Sars While news that a coronavirus genetically related to Sars has been found in the Middle East is worrying Hong Kong, the H7N9 bird flu appears to be spreading ...

  5. News - China

    Online pictures of dead birds spur China flu openness

    Posted Apr 16th 2013, 03:49pm by AFP

    ... outbreak would be in the internet age. China has won international praise for its transparency on the H7N9 strain, which has killed 14 people so far, in sharp contrast to criticism for trying ... and culled birds after confirming H7N9 in people – were a case in point. When she posted them on her weibo account earlier this month, asking authorities to investigate, they were reposted 20,000 ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Yuen Kwok-yung- the stoic scientist soldiers on

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... soldiers on Long before the H7N9 novel coronavirus emerged in the mainland, University of Hong Kong microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung, along with other researchers, warned the world that if another ... more to the researchers it relied upon when the severe acute respiratory syndrome struck the city a decade ago. Amid fears that the H7N9 would soon reach our shores, Yuen, whose research ...

  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Questions fly thick and fast over delay in bird flu report

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... to promptly disclose any human cases of H7N9 bird flu, the latest killer virus to emerge. The National Health and Family Planning Commission said last Sunday that only a few cases had been discovered, ... the public. "No matter how difficult the diagnosis was, the revealing of H7N9 was still more than 20 days late … sorry to say this, but we didn't see local governments launch much in the way ...

  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Bird flu a reminder of things we dare not forget

    Posted Apr 03rd 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... Two sons of one of the dead men contracted pneumonia and one died, although H7N9 was not found in either of them. The World Health Organisation says it is too early to rule out a link ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - IN THE SPOTLIGHT

    After Sars, Hong Kong leads the way in fighting infectious diseases

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... code of the H7N9 bird flu virus. ...

  10. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, April 12, 2013

    Posted Apr 12th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... of the spread of Sars. Now, not having learnt the lesson, China makes the same mistake again. While people were dying from H7N9 infection, China procrastinated for three weeks before revealing ... about the needs and rights of others in a health alert. Meanwhile I hope the spread of H7N9 can be stopped as soon as possible. Rachel Wong Wing To, Kwai Chung   Thatcher a towering world leader ...



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