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  1. Low infection risk from airport death

    Posted Feb 05th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong Heatlth authorities have decided not to contact passengers who were on a Hong Kong-bound flight on Saturday on which a six-year-old boy became ill and later died. A Centre for Health Protection spokesman said the infection that killed the boy was not very contagious. 'We do not think there is a need to trace' other passengers or inform them over case, he ...

  2. Exports slow in July as disease dampens orders for products

    Posted Aug 27th 2003, 12:00am by Kelvin Chan

    ... Hong Kong's exports last month grew at the slowest pace in almost a year as the effect of fewer orders received during the Sars crisis began to be felt. Growth also seemed slower because of a higher base of comparison with last year, when shipments b ...

  3. Mainland mums having babies in HK hospitals

    Posted Oct 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... But we have no law to stop youth from falling prey to this contagious disease, for which no cure is in sight. Aids is being passed on, sometimes with wilful intent, through sexual contact ... of Aids, we urgently need US-like anti-terror laws. Only with such drastic steps can we win the war against this terrible disease. Since there is no immediate cure, we have to opt for prevention. ...

  4. Green ideas get city buzzing

    Posted Sep 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... to design without waste is contagious. Urban beekeeping is a trend that has been instigated in all the major cities of the world. Leung saw no reason Hong Kong should not participate, so he found ...

  5. Lai See

    Posted May 19th 2012, 12:00am

    ... The study found that two to three cups a day reduced the risks of dying from heart disease, respiratory disease, stroke and diabetes. However, the report notes that men who drank coffee had ...

  6. Please deliver on sport, Mr Leung

    Posted Jul 01st 2012, 12:00am

    ... to swimming. We are talking about the kind of money we saw handed out soon after Sars when Hong Kong went into overdrive to rid the city of its diseased image. Your government should have a true mega ...

  7. Talking points

    Posted Apr 25th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to fund a campaign to reach 'near-zero' deaths from the mosquito-borne disease. The World Health Organisation says there were 216 million cases of malaria and an estimated 655,000 deaths ...

  8. The agony of Li Wangyang

    Posted Jul 13th 2012, 12:00am

    ... this time 10 years, for inciting subversion. 2011 Li is released from jail and admitted to hospital suffering from advanced diabetes and heart disease. June 2, 2012 Hong Kong's Cable TV ...

  9. Letters

    Posted Jun 09th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that there is a link between exercise and good health and that they should avoid becoming couch potatoes or internet addicts. Apart from ensuring good health and lowering the risk of cardiovascular diseases ...

  10. Love helps win cancer fight

    Posted Jul 26th 2011, 12:00am

    ... in Brighton, in southern England, but has called Hong Kong home since 1997. 'I researched everything I could about the disease; I tried Chinese and alternative medicine on top of my chemo- and radiotherapy. I changed my diet totally and exercised as much as I could. I believed if I did the right things and stayed positive, I would be able to conquer my disease. And I added one more ingredient ...




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