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  1. Infections continue for 'three more weeks'

    Posted Jun 09th 2010, 12:00am by Amy Nip

    ... Amy Nip The spread of highly contagious enterovirus-71, which can cause hand, foot and mouth disease, will last another three weeks until the summer break, health minister Dr York Chow Yat-ngok said yesterday. The Centre for Health Protection will monitor schools. Cannan Kindergarten in Whampoa Garden is expected to reopen tomorrow and classes at the Learning Habitat Kindergarten ...

  2. Talkback

    Posted Sep 27th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... strengthen their immune systems against many common contagious diseases. Being the coach of various sports teams in school, I am also deeply impressed by the positive changes in the mental abilities ...

  3. Healthy concern

    Posted Jan 04th 2007, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Norovirus is highly contagious as the sufferer would vomit in an 'explosive' fashion, spraying vomitus in all directions,' said Lo Wing-lok, an expert on infectious diseases ... By Elaine Yau Children's health is more vulnerable than ever. Frequent health scares involving contaminated food, disease outbreaks and poor personal hygiene are creating a high-risk ...

  4. No need to close schools yet, says education chief

    Posted May 30th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng The education chief says the spread of a highly contagious intestinal virus is not yet serious enough to warrant the closure of the city's schools. Michael Suen Ming-yeung ... that there was no vaccine to prevent the virus, which can cause hand, foot and mouth disease. Despite the rising number of infections, teachers and parents agreed it was not yet necessary to suspend classes. Mary ...



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