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  1. News - Hong Kong - PROFILE

    Yuen Kwok-yung - the stoic scientist soldiers on

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... in the mainland, University of Hong Kong microbiologist Yuen Kwok-yung, along with other researchers, warned the world that if another Sars-like pandemic struck, the disease would likely come from ... no poultry or wild bird in the city had tested positive for the disease. The scientist, 57, who was honoured as an Asian hero by Time magazine after the 2003 severe acute respiratory syndrome ...

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    Return to academia a break from politics for HKU's Gabriel Leung

    Posted Dec 10th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... well-being- of Hong Kong families, we are also undertaking many medical research projects on different public-health issues, such as hand, foot and mouth disease, influenza and other infectious ... counterparts in order to improve our exchange of information, for better disease control and medical advancement." Throughout his career, Leung has been a high-flier with an enviable career path. ...

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    Dr Thomas Tsang, Hong Kong's flu-fighting official, takes a well-earned break

    Posted Nov 05th 2012, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... of 'Detective Fai' The resignation of Dr Thomas Tsang Ho-fai as head of the government's disease prevention centre last month came as a shock to the city. The unexpected move has prompted much ... he took a lead role in the battle against bird flu. During the 2003 Sars outbreak, his contribution to containing the disease earned him the nickname of "Detective Fai" for tracing ...



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