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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 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 ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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 ...

  7. Birds

    Posted Sep 11th 2011, 12:00am

    ... David Roden Tray, HK$680, from I.D., Miramar Shopping Centre, 132 Nathan Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2377 9923. Gien plate, HK$1,120, from Heather & March, Prince's Building, tel: 2530 0686. Narumi owl salt and pepper shakers, HK$150, from Exclusiv ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. Birds

    Posted Nov 21st 2010, 12:00am by David Roden

    ... David Roden 1 Bali bird cushion, HK$480, from Laura Ashley, K11, 18 Hanoi Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 3122 4428. 2 Silver-plated flamingo, with nautilus shell, HK$1,600, from Lane Crawford, Pacific Place, Admiralty, tel: 2118 3652. 3 Owl tea-light holder, HK$160, from White Contemporary Homewares, 156 Queen's Road East, Wan Chai, tel: 2907 5338. 4 Chinese tea cup and saucer, ...

  10. Shoppers, movie-goers unfazed by flu threat

    Posted May 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Charlotte So

    ... Charlotte So It was business as usual in Hong Kong yesterday as people went about their lives with little regard for the fact that the city had recorded the first confirmed human swine flu ... almost packed last night. While Hong Kong people appeared to be unaffected by the swine flu threat, tourist groups appeared to be more sensitive. Ms Fung said the number of mainland tourist ...




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