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  1. Rise in food poisoning blamed on eating trend

    Posted Jan 27th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... developing influenza as the peak season for the disease is expected to arrive around Lunar New Year during the second week the February. He also warned against hepatitis A infections, which usually peak between January and March. The Health Department was continuing to stock up on antiviral medicine for the treatment of influenza and bird flu in case there was an outbreak, Dr Tsang said. ...

  2. Chickens culled in Tibet amid flu scare

    Posted Aug 12th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... to outbreaks in neighbouring countries including Mongolia and Russia due to bird migration. After tests conducted by the National Avian Influenza Reference Laboratory in Harbin on Wednesday, ... notified us it was a highly pathogenic virus of avian influenza, but we still don't know whether it is H5N1 or another strain,' she said. Two H5N1 outbreaks occurred in geese and ducks ...

  3. A leader who caught global experts' notice

    Posted Jul 20th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun made her mark in the international health community when she ordered 1.6 million chickens to be killed during the bird flu outbreak in 1997. The controversial move, which helped prevent a pandemic, landed her the Prince Mahidol ...

  4. Private lab blames Sars scare on hospital

    Posted Sep 20th 2003, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... The hospital said the fevers might be caused by influenza and further tests would be carried out. Last night, all the patients, aged between 27 and 73, were in stable condition. It was the third ...



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