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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Seven-year-old girl confirmed as Beijing's first bird flu case

    Posted Apr 13th 2013, 09:41am by Minnie Chan

    ... A seven-year-old Beijing girl was confirmed as having H7N9 bird flu yesterday - the first time it has been found beyond Shanghai and neighbouring provinces. Five other new cases were also ... of the disease. The girl developed flu symptoms on Thursday morning and was admitted to hospital that night. The health bureau said the girl's condition had improved after doctors gave her ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Beijing will not 'exclude possibility' of H7N9 infections

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 11:59am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Beijing’s position as an international transit hub means the possibility of an H7N9 bird flu infection cannot be ruled out, the city’s top disease control ... The first batch of 300 test reagents for the H7N9 avian flu influenza arrived in the capital on Wednesday. The CDC and 55 other laboratories in its network will be capable of testing for the virus ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Mar 01st 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Officials to attend Beijing bird flu meeting Health officials will attend a meeting on bird flu in Beijing tomorrow. Permanent Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food Carrie Yau Tsang Ka-lai, Food and Environmental Hygiene deputy Mak Sin-ping and acting Deputy Director of Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Frank Lau Sin-pang will be at the talks. US aviation official ...

  4. Flu can't dampen holiday spirit

    Posted May 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... Raymond Li Mainlanders tried not to let the flu threat dampen the holiday spirit yesterday, the first day of the Labour Day long weekend. But in these uncertain economic times, many opted ... province, for a two-day getaway with three friends. 'Even if there is flu going around, a retreat from crammed downtown areas is actually the best defence against any virus,' Ms Sun said. ...

  5. Lunar New Year Thursday Thinktank Special (so special it's on Wednesday)

    Posted Feb 06th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun

    ... 3 Dead bird with avian flu found at Ocean Park... there are rumours it was left there by a giant mouse with four fingers. 4 Journalist Ching Cheong finally returned to Hong Kong... turns out he ...

  6. Beijing Sars case H5N1, doctors say

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez and Josephine Ma in Beijing A 24-year-old Beijing man classified as having died of Sars in November 2003 in fact died of H5N1 bird flu, mainland doctors wrote ... not be contacted but one of the researchers, reached for comment, said 'military discipline' meant he could not speak. If the man had bird flu rather than severe acute respiratory syndrome, ...

  7. Golden days are over for the unlicensed vendors still selling Olympic souvenirs

    Posted Aug 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Woods Lee While strolling along the thoroughfares surrounding the 'Bird's Nest' and the 'Water Cube', two Beijing landmarks left by last year's Games, ... flashing a crystalline paperweight to several tourists in front of the National Indoor Stadium, opposite the Bird's Nest and the Water Cube. 'In the franchised store right over there, ...

  8. In observing birds, biologist sees reflection of ourselves

    Posted Sep 18th 2011, 12:00am

    ... through sharing his passion for birds with other people. How did you end up studying biology? I began my schooling when I came to Beijing to live with my elder brother in 1953. I almost had ... States in 1996 and was impressed by the enthusiasm regular people had in birdwatching. After she returned to China, she started looking for bird specialists to spread the hobby and managed ...

  9. Tantalising titbits

    Posted Mar 20th 2006, 12:00am by Debbie Mason

    ... We've seen other signs, too. In complete contrast to the severe acute respiratory syndrome epidemic in 2003, the media have been told they may freely report on bird-flu outbreaks, and they have ...

  10. Under The Bird's Nest

    Posted Sep 01st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Seven Hong Kong artists reflect on their experiences while visiting Beijing, including Chow Chun-fai, Lam Tung-pang , Kwok Mang-ho (Frog King) and Bobby Sham Ka-ho; featuring Sham's photograph When the Bicycle(s) Passing by ... Beijing (above). Thu-M ...




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