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  1. City Digest

    Posted Jul 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Bird Garden reopens after bird flu alert The Bird Garden in Mong Kok, where samples from a stallholder's cages tested positive for the H5N1 bird flu virus, will reopen today after being closed for 21 days for inspections. The government will provide ...

  2. Suffolk poultry imports resume

    Posted Aug 14th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff reporter The Centre for Food Safety announced yesterday that processing applications for importing poultry and poultry products from Suffolk in southeast England- which had an outbreak of H5NI bird flu six months ago- has resumed. 'In view of the control measures taken by Suffolk county and the fact that there are no other cases of avian influenza reported, we ...

  3. HK health authorities worried about flu outbreak in Guangdong

    Posted Apr 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... LAI YING-KIT Updated at 5.16pm: Two years after Sars devastated the region, Hong Kong health authorities are worried about a new influenza outbreak in southern China? which has afflicted ... the outbreak was caused by the human influenza virus. The Apple Daily, citing a Guangzhou?s newspaper on Monday, reported that the outbreak occurred early this month. Some 500 villagers had suffered ...

  4. Under fire

    Posted Jun 13th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government has been criticised for the way it has dealt with the latest bird flu clampdown. Were mistakes made and, if so, what lessons can be learned to deal with any future outbreaks? Write to us. ...

  5. Probe into delay in reporting flu outbreak

    Posted Apr 26th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou A delay in announcing an outbreak of influenza A in an impoverished Guangdong village is being investigated by the province's Department of Health. ... that it was influenza A and I informed Hong Kong on Sunday at 11pm,' Dr Feng said. 'However, that is already slow because local health authorities should report any outbreak of 10 cases or more.' ...

  6. Assurance given on child flu outbreak

    Posted May 08th 2005, 12:00am by Felix Chan

    ... Felix Chan Hong Kong health officials insisted yesterday that an increase in influenza infections in children across the border should give no cause for alarm. The assurance came after ... maintain regular contact with Guangdong province,' a Department of Health spokesman said. 'All along, we have known that April and May would be high season for influenza in Guangdong ...

  7. New alarm to sound flu warning

    Posted Dec 08th 2004, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy Government will issue alert for outbreaks of human and avian influenza, here or overseas A new three-tier alert system is to be launched to protect the city from a global influenza outbreak that international authorities have warned could kill more than 7 million people worldwide. At its most serious level, Chief Executive Tung Chee-hwa would head a special emergency ...

  8. Vulnerable pedestrians

    Posted Feb 14th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Vulnerable pedestrians I refer to the letter headlined 'A limit to protecting pedestrians' (February 5) signed by 'Name and address supplied'. Road safety policy raises serious moral and ethical issues. As the weight, speed and 'p ...

  9. Chick imports to resume this month

    Posted Apr 12th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kevin Huang Imports of live day-old chicks from Guangdong could resume at the end of the month, an official said yesterday. After talks in Guangzhou yesterday with her Guangdong counterparts, Permanent Secretary for Health, Welfare and Food Carrie Yau Tsa ...

  10. More poultry imports suspended

    Posted May 19th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... effect.?The decision was taken following the confirmation of an outbreak of avian influenza H5N1 in a poultry farm in Denmark,? the spokesman explained.?We are seeking further information from ...




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