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  1. Boy had mutated 'Norway' virus

    Posted Nov 24th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A one-year-old boy in Hong Kong had suffered from the same mutated swine flu virus that was recently discovered and linked to two deaths in Norway, health authorities said. The virus was found in a respiratory specimen of the boy, who has since ...

  2. Boy, 4, and sister are youngest HK victims

    Posted May 26th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A young brother and sister who flew into Hong Kong from the United States were confirmed yesterday to be infected with swine flu, taking the number of cases in the city to nine. They are in stable condition in Princess Margaret Hospital. Accordi ...

  3. Shenzhen woman in stable condition

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A 47-year-old Shenzhen woman had contracted a mild form of bird flu, influenza A (H9), the sixth case found in humans in Hong Kong, the Centre for Health Protection said. The woman developed symptoms on October 26 and came to Hong Kong for treatment, being admitted to Queen Mary Hospital on October 28. She was in stable condition and in isolation. Her family members ...

  4. Sai Kung boy, 8, dies of suspected encephalitis

    Posted Apr 28th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The Centre for Health Protection is investigating the death of an eight-year-old Sai Kung boy who had symptoms of encephalitis but no recent history of travel. He was taken to Tseung Kwan O Hospital on Sunday with fever, vomiting and convulsions. A pupil at Sai Kung Sung Tsun Catholic School, he tested negative for the influenza A virus. ...

  5. Boy, 4, with flu in serious condition

    Posted Aug 06th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A four-year-old boy who had contracted influenza A was in serious condition in the intensive care ward at Tuen Mun Hospital last night. He developed fever, a cough and runny nose on Sunday and was admitted the next day when he had convulsions. The kindergarten he attends in Tin Shui Wai had no report of a flu outbreak. The boy had no history of travel. His family members did ...

  6. Baby girl critical after flu takes turn for worse

    Posted Aug 06th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Ella Lee

    ... Celsius on Saturday. She returned to the hospital a day later when her condition deteriorated. A test showed she had influenza A, and she was transferred to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern ...

  7. 4th child succumbs to disease

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... negative results for influenza and other possible causes of death. The girl had visited Guangzhou and Shenzhen last month. ...

  8. News - China - BIRD FLU

    Taiwan reports first case of H7N9, in man arriving from Suzhou

    Posted Apr 24th 2013, 06:13pm by Danny Mok

    ... yellow, those who have fully recovered; and pink, those infected other types of the Influenza A virus, including H1N1. ...

  9. Two more die of swine flu; more students infected

    Posted Sep 24th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok Two more swine flu patients died yesterday, both of whom had other diseases. One was a 63-year-old woman with lung cancer, the other a 34-year-old man with ankylosing spondylitis, an arthritis and autoimmune disease. They were the 17th and 18th ...

  10. Benefits outweigh risk of new vaccine, expert says

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok, Ella Lee

    ... the United States introduced a national influenza campaign to immunise its population of 220 million in preparation for a swine flu pandemic. But the H1N1 vaccine used was found to be linked ...




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