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  1. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Is Hong Kong unprepared for the Ebola crisis?

    Posted Aug 13th 2014, 04:19am by Hari Kumar

    ... of the affected countries and displayed symptoms similar to the deadly disease, like vomiting and diarrhoea. While that is a relief, what scares one is the way our health workers handled things. Until ... it was now an international public health emergency. Charities which have been battling the disease on the ground have been critical of authorities for not realising the magnitude of the problem ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1572317/hong-kong-unprepared-ebola-crisis
  2. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Why wasn't Ebola drug used earlier in Africa?

    Posted Aug 07th 2014, 05:27am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... improvement. ZMapp hasn't been tried on humans before and it's too early to say with certainty that it works. Still, after weeks of terrifying news of an unstoppable disease that has killed ... chance that this "secret serum" could work, why was it kept secret? Why hadn't it been tried on the nearly 900 Africans who have died of the disease? Why did two American health ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1567898/why-wasnt-ebola-drug-used-earlier-following-west-africa
  3. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Time to spend money on an Ebola vaccine

    Posted Aug 02nd 2014, 04:42am by Hari Kumar

    ... alert. Such prudent steps are needed as thousands of passengers pass through Hong Kong and an outbreak of any disease anywhere can easily reach our shores. There is no cure in sight yet and Ebola ... into such diseases. Making such a fund available to organisations which work without a profit motive may make us more prepared to face such situations in future. After all governments coughed up billions ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1564493/time-spend-money-ebola-vaccine
  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    China's real problem: leftover men

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:35am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... prostitution, trafficking and sexually transmitted diseases to violence and even ethnic strife, over an increasingly rare resource- women. To call women leftovers is plain wrong, and not just ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1567158/chinas-real-problem-leftover-men
  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Meat of the McDonald's problem lost in McFlurry

    Posted Aug 01st 2014, 03:55am by Debasish Roy Chowdhury

    ... incubator of obesity, diabetes and heart disease. And as burgers, fries and sugary drinks replace noodle soup and tea, the effect on public health is all too evident. In Hong Kong, the South China ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1563697/meat-mcdonalds-problem-lost-mcflurry
  6. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Despite huge profits, Gilead Sciences defends price of its hepatitis drug

    Posted Jul 26th 2014, 05:01am by Hari Kumar

    ... for hepatitis C, a blood-borne disease that can lead to liver cirrhosis and cancer. With the number of people afflicted with hepatitis C in the US alone estimated at more than three million, the company ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1559319/despite-huge-profits-gilead-sciences-defends-price-its
  7. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Rock stars and celebrities get in a mess over Tibet and Palestinian cause

    Posted Jun 20th 2014, 02:50am by Alex Lo

    ... fighting poverty and eradicating diseases. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1536397/rock-stars-and-celebrities-get-mess-over-tibet-and
  8. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Chinese dissenters dying in jail is a disgrace

    Posted Mar 19th 2014, 04:09am by Alex Lo

    ... worsened since her detention in September and she died early this month. She reportedly suffered from tuberculosis, liver disease and other serious conditions. She was never given the necessary ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1451979/chinese-dissenters-dying-jail-disgrace
  9. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    City University's pet project for vets school makes little sense

    Posted Jan 15th 2014, 03:57am by Alex Lo

    ... will initially focus on researching infectious diseases and food safety instead of training vets. That would only make sense if Hong Kong had a big agricultural and livestock industry. Such an industry ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1405746/city-universitys-pet-project-vets-school-makes-little-sense
  10. Comment - Insight & Opinion - MY TAKE

    Send world's squabbling leaders into space for out-of-the-box solutions

    Posted Jan 10th 2014, 11:50pm by Hari Kumar

    ... but we go on haggling about how to stop it. Hunger and disease kills millions every year but we are yet to find a way to end these crises. Here is a plan we could try. Get a few world leaders ...

    http://www.scmp.com/comment/insight-opinion/article/1402706/send-worlds-squabbling-leaders-space-out-box-solutions

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