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  1. No room for complacency

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez No government is well enough prepared for a flu pandemic, not even Hong Kong's, influenza experts said as they urged authorities in East Asia to take more action. At the end of a two-day meeting in Hong Kong, the Asia-Pacific Advisory Committee on Influenza hammered out a consensus statement encouraging all countries in the region to continue working ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519927/no-room-complacency
  2. No room for complacency in Asia's war on virus

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez No government is well enough prepared for a flu pandemic, not even Hong Kong's, influenza experts said as they urged authorities in East Asia to take more action. At the end of a two-day meeting in Hong Kong, the Asia-Pacific Advisory Committee on Influenza hammered out a consensus statement encouraging all countries in the region to continue working ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519926/no-room-complacency-asias-war-virus
  3. HK's fight against bird flu achieves 'perfect results'

    Posted Jul 06th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez in Kuala Lumpur Strategy should serve as model for rest of Asia, say experts Hong Kong's bird flu strategy is being held up as a model for the rest of Asia. The city's tough measures to combat the spread of H5N1 will be a key plank in an international blueprint being unveiled today for halting its advance through East Asia. 'A lot of lessons can ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/507286/hks-fight-against-bird-flu-achieves-perfect-results
  4. Games need complaints centre, says local NPC deputy

    Posted Jul 27th 2008, 12:00am by Elaine Wu, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... East Asia researcher for Amnesty International, said a public and independent inquiry would help allay concerns on police behaviour during the melee, which saw Post photographer Felix Wong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/646792/games-need-complaints-centre-says-local-npc-deputy
  5. A feverish wait over swine flu

    Posted May 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Outbreaks of swine flu in pigs are known to have occurred in North America, South America, Europe, Africa and parts of East Asia, including China and Japan. 'It does not cause a major problem ... between humans. Fears of a pandemic have come and gone since the H5N1 bird-flu virus began spreading across Asia in 2003, six years after first crossing the species barrier in Hong Kong to infect ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/678893/feverish-wait-over-swine-flu
  6. Suspected fire ants found at public housing estate

    Posted Feb 01st 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Martin Wong, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... originate from South America, in east and Southeast Asia since 2001. These sightings indicated Hong Kong had already been invaded by red fire ants before they were discovered in western Guangdong ... of information on invasive species between agricultural establishments in China, Taiwan, Southeast Asia and Hong Kong,' he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/487825/suspected-fire-ants-found-public-housing-estate
  7. Concern over foreign workers

    Posted Nov 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Kong, most of them from the Philippines, Indonesia and Thailand. Since late 2003, 121 people have been infected with the H5N1 bird flu strain in Southeast Asia and 64, most in Vietnam ... infection in Southeast Asia and other places since early 2004, there is as yet no evidence showing that the virus is capable of efficient human-to-human transmission.' Dr Chow said a leaflet ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/523223
  8. Vigilance urged amid reduced dengue risk

    Posted Oct 11th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... was 7 per cent. Only Tung Chung on Lantau Island, with an ovitrap index of 22.9 per cent, breached the dengue-alert level of 20 per cent. Wong Tai Sin Central recorded 11.7 per cent, Shamshuipo East ... to potential breeding grounds, where appropriate,' Dr Ho said. He also reminded travellers to Southeast Asia- where there have been thousands of dengue cases this year- to take precautions, ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/519898/vigilance-urged-amid-reduced-dengue-risk
  9. Ruffling feathers

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... in Qinghai Lake, which fly to China from the west, do not pass through the south and east of China so the conclusion lacks credibility,' he said in the report. Professor Robert Webster, ... continuing spread of this virus and its establishment in long-distance migrating birds means the virus will spread through central Asia and likely to Europe'. Geneticist Henry Niman, formerly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/508868/ruffling-feathers

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