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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 ...

  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 ...



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