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  1. 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
  2. Doctors warned off prescribing drug to stockpilers

    Posted Oct 30th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... the drug may take it when they do not need to, enabling the flu virus to become resistant. 'To maintain the effectiveness [of Tamiflu], we have to make sure the influenza virus is not drug-resistant. If people take the drug inappropriately, it will create resistance. If human influenza becomes drug-resistant and unfortunately mutates with the H5N1 virus, the H5N1 will also become ...

    http://www.scmp.com/node/522759

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