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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Doctors confident Hong Kong is prepared if Sars strikes again

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com More respiratory specialists and isolation ward beds mean city can better handle new outbreak Doctors confident HK prepared if Sars strikes again Hong Kong is prepared to responded to any future Sars outbreak, medical experts ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - SARS

    'While I battled Sars, Dad died in ward above'

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... Phila Siu phila.siu@scmp.com Doctor says being infected with virus, while personal tragedy hit, made him a better medic 'While I battled Sars, Dad died in ward above' For Dr Yeung Koon-sing, battling his Sars infection in 2003 was like taking a ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - SARS ANNIVERSARY

    A decade on from Sars: Torment of the first patient

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng he.huifeng@scmp.com In the second of our two-part series marking the 10th anniversary of Sars, the outbreak's first victim recalls its lingering after-effects First patient, lasting torment While most people's memories of the 2002-03 ...

  4. Comment - Insight & Opinion - LEADER

    Beijing needs to give world full picture of bird flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... SCMP Editorial We need all the facts about flu One of the most important lessons of the 2002-03 Sars outbreak was that more openness from mainland officials would have helped combat the epidemic. There is evidence it has been remembered- though perhaps be ...

  5. Comment - Insight & Opinion - WHAT THE MAINLAND MEDIA SAY

    Questions fly thick and fast over delay in bird flu report

    Posted Apr 07th 2013, 12:00am by Keith Zhai

    ... Keith Zhai keith.zhai@scmp.com Several editorials ask if the lessons of Sars outbreak a decade ago were learned; some, though, give officials the benefit of doubt Questions fly thick and fast over delay in bird flu report Memories of the 2002-03 Sars epid ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Consultant tells of battle to prevent deadly outbreak of Sars-like virus

    Posted May 15th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang

    ... transplant, Tong said. The World Health Organisation said on Sunday an investigation was under way into an outbreak at a health-care facility in Saudi Arabia where 15 people have been infected ...

  7. Payouts to 3 more medics' families

    Posted Jun 30th 2003, 12:00am by Ravina Shamdasani

    ... Relatives of the health workers who died of Sars will get at least $3 million each The families of three more health-care workers who were casualties in the battle against Sars will each receive at least $3 million in assistance, the government said yesterday. Health-care assistant Lau Kam-yung, ward attendant Wong Kang-tai and Kate Cheng Ha-yan, a doctor, all died about a month ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - DISEASE

    Hong Kong prepared for any future Sars-like threat, experts say

    Posted Feb 20th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... hotel guests being infected. One of them went to Prince of Wales Hospital for treatment, leading to 138 infections in the hospital within two weeks, including many health-care workers. "To ...

  9. Hospital ignored anecdotal evidence

    Posted Oct 17th 2003, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... health-care workers. 'Information obtained from Professor Liu by Kwong Wah Hospital doctors and from his family by the Department of Health confirmed the disease was unusually infectious.' ... regarding the disease's infectiousness, particularly among health-care workers. 'In a potential outbreak, the soft intelligence data must be collected, examined, and a decision made ...

  10. Sars: Hong Kong taught world

    Posted Oct 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of unknown cause and uncertain mechanism of transmission. The world watched intently the response of your legislators, your hospital administrators, your health-care professionals and your community. ... We believe that the response of Hong Kong's health-care sector at all levels, together with the discipline of the people of the city, was an example to the rest of the world ...




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