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  1. Swine flu killing healthy young adults and doctors don't know why

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... The death rate ranged from 0.1 to 0.5 per cent. The median interval from the onset of symptoms to death was 11 days. The WHO estimates that between 20 and 30 per cent of the population in the region ... conference called for urgent measures to cushion the effects of the global economic crisis on health, particularly on vulnerable and impoverished populations. Hong Kong saw 721 new swine flu cases ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/693303/swine-flu-killing-healthy-young-adults-and-doctors-dont-know-why
  2. A question of public health

    Posted Oct 29th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Funded by simple taxation and offering low medical charges, the public health care system has been overloaded by an ageing population, medical advances and higher patient expectations. Patients ... that by introducing a highly regulated insurance plan covering a high proportion of the population, doctors and hospitals will make their prices more transparent, and service quality more predictable. A new ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696693/question-public-health
  3. Can everyone win on health care reform?

    Posted Oct 27th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... system has been overloaded by an ageing population, medical advances and higher patient expectations. Its problems have been shown in long waiting times, poor quality of some services, medical ... and insurance plans. The authorities also hope that by introducing a highly regulated insurance plan covering a high proportion of the population, doctors and hospitals will make their prices more ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/696540/can-everyone-win-health-care-reform
  4. 500,000 target for medical insurance plan

    Posted Oct 16th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... the ageing of the population as well as the escalating costs of health care,' Chow said. The government was liaising with the insurance sector on the scheme's design, said the person ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/695534/500000-target-medical-insurance-plan
  5. US lesson on hasty vaccination in 1976 not lost on experts

    Posted May 28th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... million population to prepare for a swine flu pandemic. But the H1N1 vaccine used at the time was found to be linked with Guillain-Barre syndrome, a disease in which the body damages its own nerve ... vaccines for about 30 to 40 per cent of the population and then conduct its own safety test. If Hong Kong has no expertise or facilities for vaccine testing, it should collaborate ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/681707/us-lesson-hasty-vaccination-1976-not-lost-experts
  6. WHO subject to more checks before issuing travel warnings

    Posted Sep 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... to immunise its population against swine flu. The H1N1 vaccines hurriedly produced at the time were linked to 532 cases of Guillain-Barre syndrome, a disorder in which the body damages its own nerve ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/693275/who-subject-more-checks-issuing-travel-warnings
  7. Benefits outweigh risk of new vaccine, expert says

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Ella Lee

    ... the United States introduced a national influenza campaign to immunise its population of 220 million in preparation for a swine flu pandemic. But the H1N1 vaccine used was found to be linked ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/683189/benefits-outweigh-risk-new-vaccine-expert-says
  8. Plan to tone down action if virus is like seasonal flu

    Posted May 14th 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Leung Pak-yin Proportion of the population infected: 30% Proportion of the population admitted to hospital: 2% Number of people in hospital within 90 days: 42,000 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/680184/plan-tone-down-action-if-virus-seasonal-flu
  9. 100 schools may be hit by swine flu wave

    Posted Aug 29th 2009, 12:00am by Amy Nip, Ella Lee

    ... among the working population,' he said. The chairwoman of the Kindergarten Association, Mary Tong Siu-fun, said children were required to have their temperature taken at home and when ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/690954/100-schools-may-be-hit-swine-flu-wave
  10. Hospital complains of equipment shortages

    Posted Apr 21st 2009, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee A community public hospital in Wong Tai Sin has complained that a lack of resources and modern medical equipment has made it 'substandard' for a population of 430,000. ... to treat patients with strokes or breathing difficulties- two common conditions among the ageing population. The chairman of the hospital's governing board, Conrad Lam Kui-shing, said ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/677517/hospital-complains-equipment-shortages

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