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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong officials to discuss improved Ebola security measures

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 11:41pm by Danny Mok

    ... would be introduced in Hong Kong. The authority would consider it if the World Health Organisation issued guidelines on its use. ... were not seen to be wearing proper protective gear and that no government workers were sent to disinfect the site. Watch: Hong Kong authorities present Ebola protective gear after facing ...

  2. Decision not to issue travel warning challenged

    Posted Apr 29th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee, Danny Mok and Ng Yuk-hang A medical expert and a lawmaker have questioned the Hong Kong government's decision not to issue an official travel advisory warning people against ... remind friends and relatives from affected areas to ensure their health was sound before visiting Hong Kong. Last night, a government source said a flu pandemic could spread anywhere and it would ...

  3. Dengue fever alert after case confirmed

    Posted Oct 15th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The Centre for Health Protection issued a warning against dengue fever after it confirmed a case. A girl, 14, developed fever, headache and muscle pain on October 5 when she was in Shanghai and had sought treatment there. She was admitted to a private hospital on Sunday when she returned to Hong Kong and was in stable condition. An investigation showed she had travelled ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EXPLOSION

    'It was like thunder': residents describe gas blast that killed one and left firemen fighting for their lives

    Posted Nov 22nd 2014, 01:06pm by FANNY W. Y. FUNG, Joyce Ng, ELIZABETH CHEUNG, Danny Mok

    ... two other firefighters and two members of the public were stable. Another person was discharged from hospital last night. The Fire Services Department and police are investigating. Kong ... "not ruled out" the possibility of suicide or that the man had mental health problems. Ng Wai-keung, assistant director of fire services, said: "Our colleagues knocked at the door ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - OCCUPY CENTRAL

    Six arrested after masked crowds smash Legco glass doors, clash with police

    Posted Nov 19th 2014, 07:22am by Eddie Lee, Jennifer Ngo, Danny Mok

    ... out. Watch: Clashes as alleged Hong Kong protesters attempt parliament break-in   At around  1am, a group of masked people, many of whom appeared to be teenagers, used metal barriers ... they were stopped by other protesters at the site. Some masked protesters claimed they were trying to obstruct the amendment to the copyright law that addresses the issue of user-generated ...

  6. News - Hong Kong

    Cyberattack hits 10,000 patients' health data

    Posted Aug 06th 2014, 04:50am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com Ransom demanded from CUHK medical faculty as other victims come forward Cyberattack hits 10,000 patients' health data Chinese University's Faculty ... for Liver Health and Institute of Digestive Disease at the Prince of Wales Hospital in Sha Tin. A faculty spokeswoman said last night that it was operating as normal and patient care had not been ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - WEATHER

    T3 signal raised as Typhoon Rammasun brings strong winds and rain to Hong Kong

    Posted Jul 16th 2014, 09:56am by Danny Mok

    ... of the territory. On the present forecast track, the chance of issuing higher signals tonight is not high, the Observatory said. When Rammasun moves to the southwest of Hong Kong and edges close ... No 3 at 4.15pm as Typhoon Rammasun edged closer to Hong Kong, bringing with it squally showers and gusts of wind up to 70km/h. At 9pm, Severe Typhoon Rammasun was estimated to be about 520 kilometres ...

  8. Primary schools likely to stay shut until September

    Posted Jun 23rd 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Ella Lee

    ... The government is understood to be considering ways to enforce the home-care policy. The likely policy changes include: the Department of Health will stop issuing isolation orders to patients; visitors ... with patients there. She was transferred to Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Five other hospital staff have been put under surveillance. Mary Tong Siu-fun, chairwoman of the Hong Kong Kindergarten Association, ...

  9. Two charged over bank run rumours

    Posted Oct 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Police laid charges yesterday against two men accused of spreading rumours that two Hong Kong banks were in financial difficulties and would close down. One of the cases led ... Authority and the government issued statements assuring depositors of the bank's financial health. The older man will appear in Eastern Court on Monday, while the other will appear in Tsuen Wan ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong boy, 6, living in Shenzhen tests positive for H7N9 bird flu virus

    Posted Feb 02nd 2014, 04:14am by Danny Mok

    ... The Centre for Health Protection said the boy developed flu symptoms on January 27 and was given medicine by his family. He visited Hong Kong the next day with his mother and four relatives. When he ... condition stable. The centre said the boy and other members of the group spent most of their time in Hong Kong shopping and did not meet friends or relatives. An immigration officer who came ...




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