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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. Timely disclosure vital in disease fight

    Posted May 08th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and containment can have any hope of stopping a contagious disease in its tracks. Allegations that city officials in Fuyang, Anhui province- where the first EV71 outbreak occurred as early as mid-March- ... When the mainland sneezes, Hong Kong catches a cold. This is why outbreaks of hand, foot and mouth disease reported across several provinces have caused alarm among parents and officials ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/636801/timely-disclosure-vital-disease-fight
  3. 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
  4. 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

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