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  1. Bird flu kills- it's not hysteria

    Posted Feb 21st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I refer to the letter from P. A. Crush ('Bird-flu hysteria', February 17), which I found to be unjustified, given the seriousness of the potential damage and loss of life that could be caused by bird flu, if there is a pandemic. The World Health Organisation has warned that the virus could spark a pandemic, killing millions of people, if it mutates into a form ...

  2. City Briefs

    Posted Jan 14th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in Malaysia last month was the city's 30th victim of the disease in 2004. wild bird had avian flu Tests show a wild bird, found dead in a pond in Lok Ma Chau on Monday, died of H5N1 bird flu ...

  3. City Digest

    Posted Jan 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... camera and threatening to smash it. Dead bird confirmed to be infected with H5N1 Tests have confirmed a little egret found dead on January 12 in Yuen Long was infected with the H5N1 bird flu virus. A government spokesman advised the public to avoid contact with wild birds and live poultry. People Power to boycott Apple Daily over photo People Power vowed to boycott Next Media over ...

  4. Expand your word power

    Posted Jan 16th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... (historic and modern). C A dead bird found in Causeway Bay on New Year's Eve carried the lethal H5N1 bird flu virus, the government said last night. The case is the first confirmed in Hong Kong ... influenza (bird flu virus)?____________________________________ 2. What sorts of birds should children enjoy playing with?_________________________________________ D Complete parts of the words ...

  5. In Brief

    Posted Mar 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dead pigeons to be tested Four dead pigeons were found near the Star Ferry pier in Central at about 12.30pm yesterday. An Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department staff member wearing protective gear collected the dead birds, which will be tested for the bird flu virus. Crash victim suffers neck pain A 39-year-old motorist was admitted to Eastern Hospital with neck pain ...

  6. In Brief

    Posted Jan 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to Hong Kong. Mainland authorities said the suspension had nothing to do with bird flu. The Health, Welfare and Food Bureau said more mainland hygiene inspectors had been deployed to speed up ...

  7. Talking points

    Posted Jul 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Our editors will be looking ahead today to these developing stories... Mong Kok Bird Garden reopens The Bird Garden in Mong Kok's Yuen Po Street reopens. The market was closed on July 5 following the discovery of H5N1, the virus that causes bird flu, in samples taken from a stallholder's cages. More than 1,000 birds were destroyed. Stall owners are seeking compensation of up ...

  8. Letters

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... be anxious about the safety of imported food after the latest tainted milk scandal. There has been a loss of confidence regarding imported food, especially produce from the mainland. Bird flu is also ... these farms, demand for chickens is high in Hong Kong, so we would always have to import some poultry. If there was another outbreak of bird flu due to imported chickens then presumably chickens ...

  9. Talkback

    Posted Feb 19th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Sars and bird flu do nothing to entice people to our shores. Set against this background, any significant cut in teachers' pay will create enormous problems for the ESF in maintaining its ...

  10. cab chat

    Posted Aug 26th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... about poisonous fish, pork that might carry the pig-borne disease, beef that might carry mad cow disease, poultry that might be affected by bird flu, vegetables with too many chemicals... I can ...




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