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  1. Tourist trail with a dead end

    Posted Mar 04th 2006, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... with Alex Lo Hong Kong has many world-class facilities to show off to visitors. Among these are our modern and superbly equipped public hospitals, if only the visitors manage to get inside and experience it for themselves. Perhaps this is why the Tourism ...

  2. Bird flu closes market

    Posted Jun 17th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... where the bird was left was served with a closure notice by the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department. The starling and 300 other birds from the shop have been taken ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Jan 05th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... an Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department spokesman said. District council chiefs elected Appointed district councillors Wong Kwok-keung and Christina Ting Yuk-chee were elected chairs ...

  4. H5 flu virus found in dead bird

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A dead black-headed gull found at the airport has tested positive for H5 bird flu virus, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said, and further tests were being conducted to confirm it. The common winter visitor's carcass was found at South Perimeter Road on Monday. The location is far from the passenger terminal and there are no poultry farms ...

  5. Dead chicken tests positive for H5 virus

    Posted Dec 23rd 2010, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan A dead chicken found in Sha Lo Wan on Lantau Island had tested positive for the H5 virus, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said. The Department of Health is looking for people who may have been in close contact with it and has placed some people under medical care. A spokesman said there were no poultry farms within three kilometres of where the dead ...

  6. Warning over bird flu

    Posted Apr 02nd 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng The public should avoid contact with live poultry and wild birds, a spokesman for the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said. The warning came after tests on a dead barn swallow found that it had been infected with the H5N1 bird flu. The dead bird was found on March 26 in Castle Peak Road, Yuen Long. The spokesman urged those who come into contact ...

  7. Cull halts HK live-chicken supplies after H5N1 found

    Posted Dec 21st 2011, 12:00am

    ... night. Government inspections and viral tests will be strengthened and officials are tracing the origin of the H5N1 strain in the dead bird. Chow said Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation ...

  8. Crow tests positive for deadly H5N1 virus

    Posted Oct 21st 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez A dead house crow found in Sham Shui Po has tested positive for the H5N1 bird flu virus. The first infected wild bird to have been found in seven months, it was collected last Wednesday from a rubbish bin, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said yesterday. Six wild birds with H5N1 were found from January to March. The H5N1 virus has killed ...

  9. Magpie robin tests positive

    Posted Mar 08th 2008, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam An oriental magpie robin found in the Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve last Friday was confirmed to have died of bird flu, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said yesterday. The discovery of its body sparked a bird flu scare among nearby chicken farms. An oriental magpie robin found at Cheung Sha Wan market on February 10 also died of H5N1. ...

  10. Dead Lantau buzzard had H5N1

    Posted Dec 22nd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cheung Chi-fai A common buzzard found dead on Lantau last Monday had been confirmed as infected with H5N1, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said yesterday. The infection was confirmed after a series of laboratory tests on the carcass, collected on December 17 at Sha Lo Wan. The bird is a common migratory species that winters in Hong Kong. The department ...




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