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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    More than 7,500 dead pigs found in Shanghai's Huangpu River

    Posted Mar 15th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com As Shanghai workers retrieve carcasses from the Huangpu, the party chief in Jiaxing- the source of dumped stock- steps down More than 7,500 dead pigs in river- and still counting The number of dead pigs found in Shanghai's Huangpu River rose to more than 7,500 as workers retrieved another 944 yesterday, Shanghai's municipal government said. ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    8,000 dead pigs taken out of Huangpu River

    Posted Mar 16th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... of the Huangpu River in neighbouring Shanghai. In a statement posted on its Sina Weibo microblog yesterday, Shanghai's municipal government said 809 dead pigs were retrieved yesterday, two-thirds ... the possibility of dead pigs floating down to the Huangpu River if they were dumped in local rivers. One internet user even suggested conducting an experiment and dumping something similar to dead pigs ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Pig toll from Shanghai, Jiaxing rivers climbs above 12,000

    Posted Mar 17th 2013, 12:00am by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Tests reveal no abnormalities in Shanghai and Jiaxing water or in pork on sale, officials say Toll of pigs fished from rivers tops 12,000 More than 12,000 pig carcasses have now been retrieved from Shanghai's Huangpu River and rivers and lakes in neighbouring Jiaxing, with the search for more continuing in both cities. Workers had pulled nearly 9,000 ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Pig carcasses in river result of weather and illnesses, not epidemic: officials

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan, MANDY ZUO

    ... from the Huangpu River, which flows through the heart of the country's largest city. A government crackdown last year on an underground market for dead pigs that were butchered for illegal ... In an online interview yesterday, Jiaxing's rural economic bureau said the city was not the only source of carcasses in the Huangpu River, but did not say which other places were to blame. ...

  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Question on pigs' disposal cost gets evasive reply from minister

    Posted Mar 14th 2013, 12:00am by Ernest Kao

    ... in Shanghai's Huangpu River. At the National People's Congress yesterday, Li and vice-ministers Jiang Li and Dou Yupei arrived prepared- well, sort of. When asked whether it was true the pigs were being dumped in the river because incinerating them was too costly, an uncomfortable Li replied by explaining the types of funeral services available for people. Like a news reader reliant ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    HKU team hail H7N9 flu vaccine 'breakthrough'

    Posted Apr 02nd 2014, 03:35am by Emily Tsang

    ... infected humans in the mainland's Yangtze River Delta and adjoining Anhui province in February last year. By February 28 this year, there had been 375 human cases, 115 of them fatal, according ...

  7. Lifestyle - Technology - HEALTH

    Scientists are closing in on drugs that may stop the deadly Ebola virus

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 04:56am by Bloomberg

    ... haemorrhaging. The disease has a fatality rate of as much as 90 per cent, making it one of the most feared infectious diseases. The virus, first identified in 1976 near the Ebola River in what is now ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Four new cases of H7N9 bird flu confirmed in Jiangsu

    Posted Apr 02nd 2013, 08:29pm by ZHUANG PINGHUI, LO WEI, Daniel Ren

    ... contact with poultry, sparked panic about sick pigs. More than 10,000 dead pigs floated from neighbouring Zhejiang province to Shanghai's Huangpu River last month. Mainland agricultural ... or symptoms of respiratory illness. All seven confirmed cases have occurred in the Yangtze River Delta. Doctors have yet to find out how the virus was transmitted. "So far no epidemiological ...

  9. News - Asia - HEALTH

    Resistance to malaria drugs spreading in Southeast Asia

    Posted Nov 13th 2013, 03:19pm by Associated Press in Washington

    ... people each year. While the disease wreaks its heaviest toll in Africa, it’s in nations along the Mekong River where the most serious threat to treating it has emerged. The availability ...

  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese county of eternal youth under threat from gravely ill seeking cures

    Posted Oct 11th 2013, 12:00am by He Huifeng

    ... of eternal youth turning into paradise lost Bama, a county tucked amid the green rivers and humid jungle of central Guangxi province, is famed for its centenarians. Scientists have studied their DNA ... was their last hope against dying, he said. The migrants reason that leaving towns and cities- where residents battle smog, the rivers are tainted by factory discharges and supermarkets sell food laced ...




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