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  1. Complacency and timidity hamper bird flu fight

    Posted Jun 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The detection of the deadly H5N1 virus in samples taken from live chickens at a popular market is a chilling reminder that the threat posed by bird flu has never left Hong Kong. ... no doubt, helped prevent any serious outbreak of bird flu in recent years, even though the virus has hit other parts of Asia severely. The virus was detected in routine samples taken on Tuesday from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/640757/complacency-and-timidity-hamper-bird-flu-fight
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    17 people in isolation amid scare over Hong Kong's first H7N9 bird flu case

    Posted Dec 03rd 2013, 12:28pm by Emily Tsang, Lo Wei and He Huifeng

    ... in isolation amid bird flu scare Seventeen people are in isolation after coming into contact with an Indonesian domestic helper who is the first person in Hong Kong to be infected with the deadly H7N9 strain of bird flu. They are among more than 200 people who have been placed under observation as a precaution, the Centre for Health Protection said yesterday. Those in isolation either lived ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1371744/search-bird-flu-contacts-widens-after-first-h7n9-hong-kong-case
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Vigilance the key to containing H7N9 bird flu virus

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 04:43am by SCMP Editorial

    ... SCMP Editorial Vigilance the key to contain virus Ever since the H7N9 flu virus hit the region in March, the risk of human infection in Hong Kong has inevitably increased. Despite an array of precautionary measures put in place, it was only a matter of time before the bird flu reached our doorstep. Our line of defence was finally broken on Monday when an Indonesian domestic helper ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1371885/vigilance-key-containing-h7n9-bird-flu-virus
  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    19 isolated after contact with man in Hong Kong's second bird flu case

    Posted Dec 08th 2013, 06:26am by Ada Lee, He Huifeng, Emily Tsang

    ... in second bird flu case Nineteen people who came into contact with Hong Kong's second H7N9 flu patient are being kept in isolation in a hospital and at a holiday camp. They include 13 Tuen Mun ... 36, the first person in the city confirmed to have the flu strain, remains critically ill in intensive care in Queen Mary Hospital, Pok Fu Lam. Ko said Tri's condition had gradually ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1375694/19-isolated-after-contact-man-hong-kongs-second-bird-flu-case
  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Travellers to Hong Kong tested for bird flu but it's business as usual in Shenzhen

    Posted Dec 04th 2013, 07:38pm by Emily Tsang and He Huifeng

    ... on a trip to Shenzhen was confirmed as the first local case of the fatal H7N9 strain of bird flu. The large-scale preventive actions contrast sharply with the muted response of authorities ... mild flu-like symptoms. Four of the five were members of the family of 10 Tri lived with in Tuen Mun, while the fifth was a hospital patient, the centre's controller Dr Leung Ting-hung ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1373030/travellers-hong-kong-tested-bird-flu-shenzhen-stalls
  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong sees second case of H7N9 bird flu in a week

    Posted Dec 06th 2013, 08:39pm by Ada Lee, Emily Tsang

    ... Ada Lee and Emily Tsang Man, 80, is second H7N9 flu patient Hong Kong's second case of the deadly H7N9 flu virus inside a week was confirmed last night. An 80-year-old Hong Kong man, ... the Shenzhen Bay border crossing on Tuesday. He required treatment for diabetes and minor heart failure and did not develop a fever and other flu symptoms until yesterday. He was then transferred ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1374711/hong-kong-sees-second-case-h7n9-week
  7. News - China - AVIAN FLU

    Guangzhou closes poultry markets to stop bird flu

    Posted Feb 15th 2014, 11:05am by Associated Press in Beijing

    ... Associated Press in Beijing The major city of Guangzhou in southern China has closed its live poultry markets for two weeks as part of efforts to halt the spread of bird flu. The city government says the closure takes effect on Saturday and lasts through Feb. 28. China has suffered at least 32 deaths from the H7N9 flu strathis year, according to the government’s Xinhua News ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1428341/guangzhou-closes-poultry-markets-stop-bird-flu
  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Fourth case of H7N9 bird flu confirmed in China in 3 weeks

    Posted Nov 07th 2013, 04:06am by Zhuang Pinghui, Thomas Chan

    ... Zhuang Pinghui and Thomas Chan Zhejiang woman critical as scientists say it is too early to predict whether major outbreak is likely Fourth case of H7N9 bird flu confirmed in 3 weeks A new human case of H7N9 bird flu has been confirmed in Zhejiang province, the fourth on the mainland in three weeks, but scientists said it was too early to know whether they represented a major ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1349382/fourth-case-h7n9-bird-flu-confirmed-china-3-weeks
  9. News - Hong Kong

    Wet market stays open despite bird flu case

    Posted Nov 09th 2013, 04:37am by Emily Tsang

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com Guangdong culture of eating fresh chicken means it has to keep operating, official says Wet market stays open despite bird flu case Guangdong will not close a wet market near where a three-year-old boy is confirmed this week to have contracted the H7N9 strain of bird flu, because authorities have to meet "the public's need to eat ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1351208/wet-market-stays-open-despite-bird-flu-case
  10. News - China - AVIAN FLU

    China bird flu deaths reach 72 this year, says government

    Posted Mar 10th 2014, 01:59pm by Agence France-Presse

    ... Agence France-Presse in Shanghai A total of 72 people died from the H7N9 bird flu strain in China in the first two months of this year, government figures showed, far more than ... of people with symptoms associated with the virus. Last week Hong Kong confirmed its sixth case of H7N9 bird flu, and the special administrative region of China has banned live poultry imports from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1445211/china-bird-flu-deaths-reach-72-year-says-government

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