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  1. Poaching vs culling

    Posted Apr 15th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... matter. You're quite right when you say the meat can contain any unknown number of viruses which could turn into a human epidemic. Many scientists believe HIV was first transmitted to humans who were butchering monkeys for meat. An HIV-like virus has been found in macaques and so it is best to be careful. We need to be careful at drawing a distinction between poaching and culling. ...

  2. Trio show caring is more than skin deep

    Posted Apr 16th 2012, 12:00am

    ... DJ Jan Lamb Hoi-fung, singer-songwriter Ivana Wong Yuen-chi and illustrator John Ho Tat-hung have come together for a charity event organised by American skincare brand Kiehl's. To celebrate its 160th anniversary last year, it has launched an ongoing global initiative named Kiehl's Gives to raise funds for children's well-being, the environment and HIV/Aids research. ...

  3. Quiz

    Posted Jul 17th 2012, 12:00am

    ... that may lead to new control strategies. Test your knowledge of mosquitoes here. 1. Which of these diseases is not carried by mosquitoes? a. Japanese encephalitis b. Dengue fever c. HIV 2. ...

  4. HK, Shenzhen to co-operate on sponsoring research projects

    Posted Apr 01st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... projects- in areas such as food safety, solar-powered batteries, biomedicine, integrated circuits, radio frequency identification technology and HIV/Aids- as well as eight foundations to provide ...

  5. Healthy eating

    Posted Jul 06th 2007, 12:00am by Peter Kammerer

    ... against viruses such as bird flu and HIV. The millions of lives that it could save surely is worth far more than the possibility that it may in future decades prove to be harmful. ... such as malaria and HIV in developing countries. If it comes to fruition, it will be their dream of an edible, needle-less, cheaply-produced, long-lasting vaccine that does not require refrigeration. ...

  6. Limited edition

    Posted Nov 09th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to the Clinton Foundation, whose current initiatives include HIV/Aids, health and poverty and climate change. Audemars Piguet's chief executive Georges-Henri Meylan said: 'Audemars Piguet ...

  7. Health agency to take the lead in battle against Sars

    Posted Dec 19th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... and professional development. It will also provide specialised clinical services for patients with tuberculosis, HIV/Aids and sexually transmitted diseases. The centre's chief was likely ...

  8. Vietnam quizzed on deaths from bird flu

    Posted Aug 13th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... and HIV/Aids control, Trinh Quan Huan. The deaths follow a bird flu outbreak in the spring that killed 16 people in Vietnam and eight in Thailand, prompting the slaughter of about 100 million birds. ...

  9. Hu focuses on energy security in G8 address

    Posted Jul 18th 2006, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... to fight avian flu and other communicable diseases,' he said, adding that antiretroviral drugs for HIV/Aids should be made more available through price cuts or the transfers of patents. After ...

  10. Cheer amid the gloom

    Posted Aug 01st 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... To make things worse, the Kenyans are also fighting against Aids/HIV and bad governance. But despite the tough times, the people are surprisingly happy. 'To us, it is bad enough not to have ...




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