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  1. Poultry ban

    Posted Feb 02nd 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The Hong Kong government announced a ban on imports of live birds and poultry meat from the mainland on Friday- two days after a bird flu outbreak was first confirmed in Guangxi. Did the government move fast enough in its attempt to keep the virus out of Hong Kong? Share your views: write to us. ...

  2. 1,600 get fake rabies vaccine

    Posted Sep 28th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zhuang Pinghui More than 1,600 people in Guangxi have been injected with fake rabies vaccine and at least one- a five-year-old boy- has died as a result. The scandal was only made public ... the company identified by the label as the producer denied making it or distributing products in Guangxi. The investigation found the drug had no rabies vaccine ingredients, according to a report ...

  3. 112 students struck down by hepatitis

    Posted Dec 16th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang More than 100 middle school students in Guangxi have been infected with hepatitis A in an epidemic blamed on contaminated drinking water and poor hygiene, mainland media said ... the emergency director of the Guangxi Centre for Disease Control and Prevention, was quoted by Xinhua as saying the outbreak occurred through a combination of circumstances. 'The initial conclusion ...

  4. Drought hits harvest of star anise, vital to flu fight

    Posted Mar 27th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in the flu-fighting antiviral drug Tamiflu. Guangxi and Yunnan, two of the provinces hit hardest by the once-in-a-century drought, have forecast dramatic falls in star anise production and corresponding price ... In Guangxi, the nation's biggest star anise grower with 350,000 hectares of farmland devoted to the tree and an annual output of 80,000 tonnes, months of drought have disturbed the growing ...

  5. Schools hit by further outbreaks of virus in 10 regions

    Posted Sep 07th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... been reported at schools in another eight regions- Xinjiang and the provinces of Hebei, Henan, Sichuan, Shaanxi, Shandong, Hunan, Jiangsu and Guangxi. Xinjiang reported its first case ...

  6. Several Sars sources likely, says WHO chief

    Posted Sep 21st 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... A World Health Organisation report is expected to say that the Sars outbreak may have begun with several separate cases in Guangxi and Guangdong provinces, suggesting animal-to-human ... and Guangxi as early as November and December', said Hitoshi Oshitani, leader of the Sars control team in the WHO's western Pacific region. He told the Sunday Morning Post this meant ...

  7. Deaths from infectious disease up 82 per cent

    Posted Feb 14th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... of bird flu in 2005, with five victims dying. These cases were found in six provinces and regions: Anhui, Hunan, Fujian, Liaoning, Guangxi and Jiangxi. ...

  8. Quarantine order is lifted on first town hit by virus

    Posted Feb 23rd 2004, 12:00am by Freda Wan

    ... Freda Wan Dingdang rejoices, but poultry raising can only resume six months later The mainland yesterday lifted the isolation order on Dingdang town in Guangxi province- the nation's first town to be struck by bird flu in winter. But officials said they would remain vigilant against any recurrence of the virus. The decision was announced yesterday by Longan County magistrate ...

  9. HIV-positive thieves first to be detained

    Posted Nov 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... suspect, and officers will wear double plastic gloves, special helmets and masks. The pickpockets are all drug addicts from Luzhai county in Guangxi province. They will be sent to drug ...

  10. 51 counties pilot a new approach to HIV/Aids care

    Posted Apr 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... and Tuocheng counties in Henan province. However, some provinces, such as Guangxi, Guangdong and Xinjiang, where the prevalence of HIV/Aids is also high, are not included. A ministry official said ...




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