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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    'Sars-like virus could hit HK despite false alarm'

    Posted Oct 09th 2012, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... a common cause of human flu. But Ho said Hong Kong, like many major cities with busy traffic, was vulnerable to the spread of any contagious diseases. "We are unclear about the new virus, such as its degree of contagiousness and lethality," he said. "Even though Sunday's case turned out to be a false alarm, we should continue to stay alert." His view was shared ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1056545/sars-virus-could-hit-hk-despite-false-alarm
  2. WHO advisers ought to be on same page

    Posted Mar 14th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... warnings of a deadly, highly contagious virus, or to take effective steps to stop it spreading from hospitals to the community, or promptly quarantine infected buildings. Paradoxically, the World Health Organisation faced criticism for imposing commercially damaging travel advisories without much information about the disease, even though there is no question public health comes before ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/740856/who-advisers-ought-be-same-page

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