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  1. News ban for Guangzhou's suspected second bird flu case, sources say

    Posted Apr 11th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporters A suspected second human case of bird flu has emerged in Guangzhou but authorities have imposed a news ban on reporting the case, sources said yesterday. A source ... to Hong Kong on April 6 a serious pneumonia case involving a nine-year-old boy at the Guangzhou Children's Hospital. But no new human bird flu case has appeared again,' Mr Feng said. ...

  2. Bird flu victim's girlfriend discharged

    Posted Mar 13th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Huang The girlfriend of Guangzhou bird flu victim Lao Qiliang, who was quarantined in a special ward for the past two weeks with a high fever, has been discharged from hospital ... further details, saying it would respect the girlfriend's privacy. 'She could attract public notice after having had close contact with a bird flu victim, so to protect her we ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Nov 25th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... into a vehicle and his bike was struck from behind by a car. The boy, a 33-year-old woman passenger in the car, the driver and the motorcyclist suffered minor injuries. Deadly bird flu strain in egret ... of bird flu. Flat dweller found dead A man was found dead in his flat in Tin Yiu Estate, Tin Shui Wai, after neighbours complained of a foul smell. Police said his death was not suspicious. ...

  4. Shenzhen woman in stable condition

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A 47-year-old Shenzhen woman had contracted a mild form of bird flu, influenza A (H9), the sixth case found in humans in Hong Kong, the Centre for Health Protection said. The woman developed symptoms on October 26 and came to Hong Kong for treatment, being admitted to Queen Mary Hospital on October 28. She was in stable condition and in isolation. Her family members ...

  5. City Digest

    Posted Dec 16th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of unauthorised assembly yesterday and will appear in Eastern Court next Thursday. Another woman, 28, who allegedly stole a police baton will appear in court on January 4. Mum and son in hospital for bird flu tests A school clerk, 48, and her son, 11, were admitted to Princess Margaret Hospital for bird flu tests when the mother developed flu symptoms after handling a sick black-headed gull ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Feb 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the Commercial Crime Bureau arrested the man, surnamed Wong, 43, at an office in a Wan Chai. He was being questioned by police and no charges had been laid. H5N1 found in birds Two birds found dead in Mong Kok a week ago had H5N1 bird flu. The silver-eared mesias were found in Boundary Street. A spokesman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department reminded people to avoid ...

  7. City Digest

    Posted Jun 21st 2012, 12:00am

    ... a sparrow-sized finch- found in Yuen Long tested positive for H5 bird flu. ... 10,000 voters with seafood meals, free flu jabs and cash coupons before a 2009 Sha Tin by-election had their jail terms for bribery increased. The Court of Appeal allowed a Department of Justice ...

  8. Vigilance call on pneumonia cases

    Posted Mar 07th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying A Hong Kong epidemiologist has urged doctors to be more rigorous in monitoring pneumonia cases for possible H5N1 infection. The plea comes after physicians treating a patient for pneumonia discovered the first case of human bird flu in Guangzhou. Chuang Shuk-kwan, principal medical and health officer at the Centre for Health Protection's epidemiology section, said ...

  9. City Digest

    Posted Feb 04th 2012, 12:00am

    ... might have committed forgery, conspiracy to pervert the course of justice and perjury. The application will be heard on March 1. Bird flu confirmed in dead falcon, black-headed gull Two dead wild birds found on Monday tested positive for the H5N1 virus, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said. A peregrine falcon was found in the park at Seaview Crescent in Man ...

  10. Illegal poultry slaughtering operation uncovered

    Posted Feb 17th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... outbreak of bird flu. Some legislators and health experts are also calling on the government to set up a centralised poultry slaughterhouse so it could help monitor the handling of poultry, one of the probable carriers of the H5N1 bird flu virus, in the territory. Scientists fear the deadly virus, which has killed at least 88 people around the world since 2003, may mutate to a form that can pass ...




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