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  1. Sars alert to be dropped from Friday

    Posted May 26th 2004, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... with the mainland, Macau and overseas health authorities to prevent and control contagious diseases. 'We will remain prepared and stay vigilant for the possible return of the disease ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/457123/sars-alert-be-dropped-friday
  2. Sars: Hong Kong taught world

    Posted Oct 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... that this was the learning phase of a new contagious disease. Conduct a review to build for the future and not with the intent of criticising agencies and individuals who, in the face of this new and unknown global ... of the Sars epidemic. Such reviews are essential to ensure that lessons learned can be applied expediently in the event of a future outbreak. Hong Kong was dealing with a new disease, initially ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/430879/sars-hong-kong-taught-world
  3. Findings could help fight future outbreaks, says WHO

    Posted Jul 07th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Cordingley, a spokesman for WHO's Western Pacific regional office, said: 'We will be studying the report with a view to identifying guidelines for ways to handle contagious diseases ... for failings in the face of an unknown disease. 'So when we consider the [Legco] report we should take these special circumstances [which] made it very difficult for whoever was making ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/462226/findings-could-help-fight-future-outbreaks-says-who
  4. Four cities spread the word on a changing language

    Posted Jan 12th 2005, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Alex Lo If we are what we read, then Hong Kong is most concerned about investment, Taipei about politics and assassination, Beijing space exploration, and Shanghai the spread of contagious disease, according to a survey of new Chinese words. The ill-fated 'Link' investment fund set up by the Housing Authority emerged as the most frequently cited new Chinese word and phrase ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/485162/four-cities-spread-word-changing-language
  5. 'My son was a hero going to his death'

    Posted Mar 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... was 28. He had been living in Block E of Amoy Gardens- where 329 people were infected and 42 of those died- when he contracted the disease in late March. Mrs Yik breaks down as she recalls seeing ... away from the contagious patient. 'We got a call at 2am on April 1 telling us to go and see him. I spoke to him a little in the short time we had and said to fight,' she says. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/450064/my-son-was-hero-going-his-death

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