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  1. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 11, 2013

    Posted May 11th 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... in a mother's milk. Therefore this venture that has been launched in Guangzhou should be commended and supported. Ho Po-shan, Ho Man Tin   Bird flu fight bolstered by leadership I refer to the report ("Reduce bird flu fatalities, Li urges health officials", April 29). The reappearance of bird flu which has evolved into H7N9 has already caused a great deal of suffering on the mainland, ...

  2. Comment - Letters

    Letters to the Editor, May 3, 2013

    Posted May 03rd 2013, 12:00am by LETTERS

    ... Tsuen Wan   Vigilance can prevent spread of bird flu We read about new cases of H7N9 [on the mainland] almost every day. Although most of the infected areas are in the central provinces, Hong ... their hands thoroughly, and, if we have a cold, wearing a surgical mask. I was on a school trip to Nanjing over Easter and, since there have been cases there of H7N9 bird flu, we were all concerned. ...

  3. Tree trimming at bird-flu kindergarten pleases parents

    Posted Dec 12th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Elaine Wu and Mary Ann Benitez Managers of an estate in Lam Tin, where a boy is suspected to have contracted bird flu, yesterday took a chainsaw to a tree outside the boy's ... a day after the bird flu case was revealed. Twenty students stayed home yesterday, said principal Wong Sau-han. The five-year-old Kwun Tong boy admitted to hospital on November 27 with the H9N2 ...

  4. Schools prepared for bird flu: minister

    Posted Feb 10th 2006, 12:00am by May Chan

    ... May Chan The education minister insisted yesterday that schools were fully prepared to combat bird flu and gave his personal assurance that it was safe for students to return to Diocesan Boys' School, where two dead birds were found- one with the H5 virus. Arthur Li Kwok-cheung's comments came after it was disclosed that a group of Diocesan boys had found the second dead ...

  5. Contests put birds in the spotlight

    Posted Feb 24th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... of birds, understand their plight and take action to protect our fragile ecosystem,' said Rico Wong Tze-kang, senior project manager of the Conservancy Association. 'After the bird flu ... By Elaine Yau If you care about nature, you may be interested in taking part in a series of competitions on the theme of birds. The Hong Kong Jockey Club Dance with the Birds 2007 contest ...

  6. In Brief

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

    ... Alliance for Betterment of Hong Kong has urged the government to increase the ratio of mainland students at local universities from 8 per cent to 20 per cent. funds for Bird-flu studies The Li Ka-shing Foundation has donated $30 million to finance bird-flu research by the French Institut Pasteur of Shanghai, the Joint Influenza Research Centre of Shantou University Medical College, ...

  7. Ministers are in the firing line at Legco

    Posted Feb 06th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee

    ... Klaudia Lee Health and education ministers came under fire in Legco yesterday when lawmakers accused them of failing to deal adequately with issues ranging from the threat of bird flu ... was adequately prepared for winter outbreaks of Sars or bird flu. Lo Wing-lok, the legislator representing the medical sector, warned of a possible global bird flu pandemic, while the representative ...

  8. Two-thirds of primary class feverish

    Posted Jan 07th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Day and the most recent yesterday. Hong Kong is on a flu alert as this is the peak season and the region has seen a recurrence of bird flu. Hanoi reported on Wednesday that a boy in southern Vietnam had died of bird flu, taking to 22 the number of people killed there since late 2003. The index patient at Phoenix International was a boy sent home feverish on Monday, the first day back ...

  9. Epidemic of fear

    Posted Mar 16th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... said it understood the government's decision. 'Because of Hong Kong's past experiences with outbreaks of Sars and H5N1 [bird flu], we could certainly understand the heightened ... later, when it was clear that this wasn't a case of Sars II, or indeed anything out of the ordinary in flu season, the recriminations began. Were the school closures and emergency measures ...

  10. Have Your Say

    Posted Apr 20th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a friendship should last forever. Don't you agree? Ng Shuk-fan Christian Alliance S. C. Chan Memorial College Steps must be taken to prevent bird flu Many people are worried about an outbreak of bird flu. The disease can be fatal. In addition to poultry, cats have been found carrying the H5N1 virus. There are fears that pets will spread the disease to humans. In the worst case ...




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