• Friday
  • November 28, 2014
  • Last updated: 7:37pm
Hong Kong

Humidity 

UV 

Pollution 

Refine Your Search

Sort by

Author

Search Results

Results 1 - 10 of 213 for influenza

Related topics matching your search

Search results

  1. Influenza threat

    Posted Oct 03rd 2005, 12:00am by Margaret Cheng

    ... Margaret Cheng mharris@netvigator.com With the threat of pandemic influenza getting stronger every week, governments around the world are stockpiling anti-influenza drugs. This isn't so much because these drugs will prevent pandemic influenza. The hope is that if people who catch the flu get treated early, it won't spread as quickly, giving time to manufacture enough ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/518775/influenza-threat
  2. HK plans additional measures to deal with flu outbreak

    Posted Nov 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... STAFF REPORTERS Updated at 5.44pm: The government would implement additional precautionary measures to prepare for a possible influenza pandemic, a spokesman for the Health, Welfare and Food Bureau said on Wednesday. He explained that a pandemic could be caused by: influenza A (H5), influenza A (H7) and influenza A (H9), commonly known as avian influenza. The measures come ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/526068
  3. More than 186,000 vaccinated against flu

    Posted Mar 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... YI HU Updated at 5.39pm: More than 186,000 people- considered at high risk of influenza- have been vaccinated since last October under the Influenza Vaccination Programme, a Department ... the vaccination at public clinics,' added the spokesman. The Influenza Vaccination Programme covered three categories: sick and old people, frontline medical staff, and poultry industry employees ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/492702/more-186000-vaccinated-against-flu
  4. Flu guidelines issued to Chinese medicine practitioners

    Posted Dec 30th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of influenza. A spokesman said the guidelines were called Treatment and Prevention of Influenza? Guideline for Chinese Medicine Practitioners. The guidelines included advice on ways to differentiate symptoms of influenza, principals of treatment and ways to deal with serious cases. The spokesman said the department began compiling the guidelines in April. The Hospital Authority, Chinese ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/530906
  5. Flu season peaks later than usual

    Posted May 28th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly The influenza season has hit Hong Kong later than usual this year, with a large rise in the number of people in homes for the elderly and kindergartens suffering flu ... a significant rise in influenza reports during May'. He said the department monitored private doctors treating flu patients, as well as influenza reported in homes for the elderly, childcare ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/502240/flu-season-peaks-later-usual
  6. Worrying symptoms

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Lara Tabac

    ... Lara Tabac Physical Muscle tension, backache, headaches, exhaustion, upset stomach, ulcers, hair loss, irregular heartbeat, shortness of breath, chest pains, sweaty palms, skin problems, jaw pain, reproductive problems, feeling rundown and getting more co ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/510068/worrying-symptoms
  7. Take your colds to doctors, not emergency wards: health chief

    Posted Mar 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Felix Lo

    ... in the number of influenza cases. Hospital Authority figures showed the average number of visitors to emergency wards last week was 6,336 per day, representing an increase of nearly 20 per cent over February 14 to 20. Consultations for influenza-like illnesses at general outpatient clinics soared from 5.5 to 9.8 per 1,000 cases from the first to the second week of March, while those at private ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/493998/take-your-colds-doctors-not-emergency-wards-health-chief
  8. True scale of flu deaths dwarfs reported cases

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Study finds the virus kills 250 times more often than thought Deaths from influenza are under-reported by about 250 times, University of Hong Kong scientists said ... influenza may not be recognised in reported causes of death,' said Wong Chit-ming, associate professor of the university's department of community medicine. All previous studies were done ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/488247/true-scale-flu-deaths-dwarfs-reported-cases
  9. Plan to stock up on single flu medicine challenged

    Posted Apr 20th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Selected drug shows no advantage over alternative remedy, says medical expert Questions were raised yesterday on plans to spend millions of dollars to stockpile a single drug to be used in the event of a flu pandemic. Hong Kong has alread ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/497319/plan-stock-single-flu-medicine-challenged
  10. Health chief cautions against panic as bird-flu alarm grows

    Posted Feb 24th 2005, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez WHO official says current virus is more contagious than one in 1997 Hong Kong's health chief cautioned the public against panic last night after a senior World Health Organisation official warned of a new bird-flu pandemic. The city ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/490173/health-chief-cautions-against-panic-bird-flu-alarm-grows

Pages

Login

SCMP.com Account

or