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  1. N95 an object of desire then and now

    Posted Apr 28th 2007, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... by Sars, everyone wanted an N95- the mask that was purportedly the best protection around, able to fend off the highly contagious, fatal disease. That was also a sell-out. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/590711/n95-object-desire-then-and-now
  2. Warning over rise in hepatitis E cases

    Posted Aug 19th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... of infections in Hong Kong, including one fatal case, between January and July- five more than the whole of last year. A rising incidence of the contagious disease has been noted in the past decade ... disease, and might investigate and implement control measures in food premises jointly with the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department. Thomas Lai Sik-to, a specialist in gastroenterology ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/604727/warning-over-rise-hepatitis-e-cases
  3. Australian horse flu threatens headaches for HK

    Posted Sep 26th 2007, 12:00am by Murray Bell

    ... contagious disease. So the New Zealand youngsters, plus those from the northern hemisphere, would collectively still give the Jockey Club a catalogue if they chose to press on. All the same, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/609260/australian-horse-flu-threatens-headaches-hk
  4. Mainland assesses health risks for Olympics

    Posted Mar 15th 2007, 12:00am by Raymond Li

    ... the bureau has carried out an assessment of health risks ahead of the Olympics. It has pinpointed 45 problems that could jeopardise the event, including the outbreak of contagious diseases ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/585099/mainland-assesses-health-risks-olympics
  5. Food warning after rise in cases of hepatitis E infection

    Posted Mar 25th 2007, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam The public has been warned to cook food thoroughly to prevent the spread of hepatitis E, as the number of cases of the disease has been rising over the past 10 years. The Centre for Health Protection has reported that the incidence of the contagious disease rose from four cases in 1997 to 34 cases last year. Pregnant women should be particularly cautious and pay extra care ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/586377/food-warning-after-rise-cases-hepatitis-e-infection
  6. Landlords line up for HK$200m Sars payout

    Posted Jan 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... from various causes, including human infectious or contagious diseases that might lead to closure of the premises. The outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome in early February 2003 led ... Singapore and Taiwan, advised their citizens not to travel to the city. The WHO declared the city Sars-free 100 days later. During the outbreak, 299 people died of the disease in Hong Kong. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/578172/landlords-line-hk200m-sars-payout
  7. Farmers panic as deadly pig virus spreads to 22 provinces

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing An outbreak of a contagious swine disease known as blue ear has spread to 22 provinces, the mainland's top veterinarian says. Jia Youling, director of the Ministry of Agriculture's veterinary department, said the disease had infected 45,858 pigs in 289 locations in 194 counties, killing 18,597. Another 5,778 pigs were culled, he said. Mr Jia ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/596508/farmers-panic-deadly-pig-virus-spreads-22-provinces
  8. In Brief

    Posted Aug 19th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and July- five more than last year. A rising incidence of the contagious disease has been noted in the past decade in the city, from four cases in 1997 to 34 last year. The centre said that 26 men ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/604722/brief
  9. Scientists warn of a future epidemic

    Posted Sep 10th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... the US's Centres for Disease Control and Prevention launched an international search for travellers who were potentially exposed to the highly contagious disease. Although it turned out ... Despite huge advances in health care over the past few decades, infectious diseases still pose a threat A series of medical breakthroughs and advances in health care mean we live longer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/607423/scientists-warn-future-epidemic
  10. Talkback

    Posted Sep 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... is to turn down the air conditioners, otherwise, people are more prone to catch contagious diseases, such as flu. It is different for people in their own homes. I would suggest opening windows ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/606513/talkback

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