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  1. Expert warns against feeding raw meat to furry friends

    Posted Nov 05th 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... it to humans.' Professor Yuen's warning came one day after the government confirmed that a dead grey heron found at Lok Ma Chau on Monday has tested positive for the deadly H5N1 avian influenza ...

  2. Warning of deadly virus threat from wild monkeys

    Posted Jun 06th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter People have been warned not to touch or feed wild monkeys after a deadly virus was found in monkeys in Taiwan. Monkey B virus, also known as herpes B virus, is common and usually harmless to monkeys. But it is fatal in 70 per cent of cases ...

  3. Call for donors to come forward

    Posted Dec 18th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The Red Cross has called for donations from people with type A or O blood because of a fall in supply and rise in demand. The Hospital Authority said it needed 1,000 donations a day, but people on flu or cold drugs or from areas where mad cow di ...

  4. Mothers left with headaches

    Posted Jun 12th 2009, 12:00am by Celine Sun

    ... Celine Sun Suspension of classes has created a big problem for Lai Siu-chun, a mother of two young children. Ms Lai, who helps her husband run a business, has a four-year-old daughter at Parkview Rhine Garden International Pre-school in Sham Tseng. She lo ...

  5. The flu that we all dread

    Posted Jun 10th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... We all get it. We feel terrible when we have it but there isn't much we can do to get rid of it. All we want to do is stay in bed and pull the covers up over our head. We can't go to work or school and we have to be careful not to give it to any ...

  6. Ministry waits for result on possible 2003 bird flu case

    Posted Jul 11th 2006, 12:00am by Josephine Ma

    ... Josephine Ma in Beijing The Health Ministry is still waiting for the results of tests on samples of a PLA soldier who died in 2003 to confirm whether he died from bird flu, ministry spokesman Mao Qunan said yesterday. The announcement came two weeks after ...

  7. Imports banned but Bird Street stays open

    Posted Feb 03rd 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... agrees that the AFCD [Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department] will suspend the processing of applications for the importation of pet birds pending the development of avian influenza ...

  8. Attendance hit by swine flu

    Posted Sep 10th 2009, 12:00am by Adrian Wan

    ... Adrian Wan Summer attendance has fallen at Ocean Park for the first time in three years. Attendance reached 1 million last summer and fell to 980,000 this summer, thanks to the swine flu outbreak, which kept some visitors from the mainland at home, park c ...

  9. 'I believe I have become a modern Robin Hood'

    Posted Oct 10th 2005, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... is an international event and no single institute has the ability to cope with it. 'All governments should have an open and sharing attitude. We encourage sharing of [influenza virus] samples ...

  10. Accolades for Post newspapers

    Posted May 26th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Awards for excellence Reporting on the environment: Winner ('Hidden danger in our air') (Sunday Morning Post) Business reporting: Winner ('Banks buy into jail-labour firm') Newspaper design: Winner: Sunday Morning Post News photography ...




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