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  1. Health secretary cuts trip short after catching flu

    Posted Sep 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... financing. Shigeru Omi, WHO Regional director for the Western Pacific, will report on issues including efforts to stop the human transmission of bird flu virus. ...

  2. Swine flu response a good test of readiness

    Posted Jun 25th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... based on lessons learned during Sars, and dusted off periodically during bird flu scares, has now been tried and tested against what seemed for a time to be a more serious threat. The experience ... The initial sense of urgency and alarm triggered by the arrival of swine flu in Hong Kong has eased as the weeks have passed. The virus continues to spread quickly in the community, ...

  3. New flu case raises fear of local spread

    Posted May 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Austin Chiu, Ella Lee, Martin Wong

    ... flu, which was first reported in Mexico, where it has killed 75 people, worries doctors because it combines human and bird flu genes with swine flu from three continents. The Hong Kong student ... Ella Lee, Martin Wong and Austin Chiu Hong Kong edged closer to a community outbreak of swine flu yesterday after confirming its fourth infection- in a woman who lived at home for four ...

  4. letters

    Posted Sep 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Public Ho Chuen Yiu Memorial College Be optimistic and look ahead A recent experience has taught me the importance of having a positive attitude. The outbreak of the H1N1 flu has affected the economy, the community and even my school life. A one-week programme I had been preparing with my team for a long time was postponed because of the flu outbreak. In such a situation, people might ...



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