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  1. Mainland bird flu close to HK type

    Posted Dec 21st 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... province, 'is the first clinically diagnosed case of human H5N1 infection reported in mainland China, eight years after the first documented outbreak in Hong Kong', said the team led ... another,' said the investigators from the mainland, Hong Kong's Centre for Health Protection and the United States' Centres for Disease Control and Prevention. The report pointed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/530135
  2. Bird flu threat played down in affected village

    Posted Feb 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... week. Wan Wo-fai, Northern District councillor for Shataukok, said he had visited the Yuen Tuen Shan squatter home of the man whose relative smuggled a mainland chicken into Hong Kong ... bird flu. Why should I be afraid?' The customs department said it stepped up enforcement against poultry smuggling at the end of October, when Hong Kong stopped processing import ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/534838/bird-flu-threat-played-down-affected-village
  3. Local medical workers more worried about Sars, bird flu

    Posted Apr 07th 2006, 12:00am by Felix Chan, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Felix Chan and Mary Ann Benitez Hong Kong medical workers are more concerned about bird flu and Sars than their mainland counterparts, a study has found. The inter-university study, led ... Kong medical workers scored 4.05 for bird flu, compared with just 3.44 among mainland workers. A similar result was recorded for Sars, with Hong Kong and mainland health workers scoring 4.59 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/543823/local-medical-workers-more-worried-about-sars-bird-flu
  4. Researcher vows to continue his work on bird flu

    Posted Jul 27th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... to appease mainland authorities. By restricting Professor Guan's research on H5N1, Hong Kong had lost its gatekeeper against a dangerous disease, he warned. 'They [HKU] should have helped ... at the University of Hong Kong, was speaking a day after the university announced that its Joint Influenza Centre with Shantou University had shut down all studies related to the H5N1 flu strain. Professor ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/509843/researcher-vows-continue-his-work-bird-flu
  5. Race on to isolate deadly virus strain

    Posted Dec 22nd 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... pathogenic than those found in Vietnam and Thailand. The Post reported yesterday on research conducted for The Lancet journal by mainland, Hong Kong and US scientists which found the H5N1 viruses ... isolated by University of Hong Kong scientists has already been developed. HKU visiting professor of microbiology Robert Webster said: 'Clade 2 viruses are a big worry because the human ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/530228
  6. Laws reviewed in fight against ants

    Posted Feb 02nd 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Winnie Yeung

    ... that the law on plant importation had been relatively lenient because Hong Kong did not have an agriculture-oriented economy. Plants produced and imported from the mainland are exempted from needing ... to hide any news concerning the invasion,' he said. Although communication between Hong Kong and the mainland had improved since the Sars outbreak, the system focused on animals instead ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/487947/laws-reviewed-fight-against-ants
  7. Border zone 'the weakest link in bird flu defences'

    Posted Feb 03rd 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... sales carried on as usual in Shatoujiao, the mainland side of Shataukok, despite a case of H5N1 being found on the Hong Kong side of the restricted zone. The infected chicken had been procured from an 'unknown source' on the mainland- within half a kilometre from the border- and smuggled into Hong Kong, an Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department official revealed ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/534958
  8. Trials provide fresh hope for 'Cantonese cancer' patients

    Posted Aug 30th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... part of the throat and mostly afflicts young Chinese men. After clinical trials, Hong Kong and mainland researchers found early stage patients who received a combination of radiation ... poor survival because of [the cancer spreading],' said Daniel Chua Tsin-tien, associate professor of clinical oncology at University of Hong Kong, who led the research team. Those who ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/562050/trials-provide-fresh-hope-cantonese-cancer-patients
  9. Zen says he has been approached by Beijing

    Posted Apr 02nd 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... the mainland, and did not rule out a visit before official relations were re-established. Father Dominic Chan Chi-ming, vicar-general of the Hong Kong Catholic diocese, said despite the apparent lack ... Mary Ann Benitez Cardinal Joseph Zen Ze-kiun yesterday reiterated his belief that diplomatic ties between the mainland and the Vatican could be restored in two years. The cardinal said he ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/543101/zen-says-he-has-been-approached-beijing
  10. The year of living dangerously

    Posted Dec 29th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... of the cancer-causing chemical malachite green in fish and outbreaks of Streptococcus suis- a bacterial infection in pigs that also affects humans- on the mainland, once again proving that Hong Kong remains ... July 28 A 54-year-old man, from Shekkipmei but who stayed in the mainland from May to early July, is confirmed as first Japanese encephalitis case in Hong Kong this year. July 31 ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/530876

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