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  1. Summer flu season has arrived

    Posted Jun 17th 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... look on the influenza surveillance systems in coming weeks.' No similar developments were detected in child-care centres, elderly homes and hospital discharges. Meanwhile, 18 Hong Kong ...

  2. Events Diary

    Posted Feb 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Today, HK: 17th Wines of the Pacific Rim Festival for 2007. Monday, February 5, HK: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce seminar: 'Update on avian influenza and business continuity planning on influenza pandemic'. Tuesday, February 6, HK: Hong Kong General Chamber of Commerce seminar: 'Servicing both Hong Kong and the country'. British Chamber of Commerce ...

  3. In Brief

    Posted Mar 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Girl beats bird flu but has respiratory virus A nine-month-old girl from Tseung Kwan O who caught H9N2 bird flu no longer has the virus in her body but is now suffering from a respiratory viral infection, the Centre for Health Protection said. She is in s ...

  4. HK urged to join the global fight

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... Mary Ann Benitez Hong Kong should be donating more to the global fight against bird flu to help control outbreaks at their source, such as in Indonesia and on the mainland, a top health worker said yesterday. Speaking in Hong Kong, the director of Care US ...

  5. Letters

    Posted Apr 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... in controlling the recent influenza epidemic. The public should be praised for its willingness to remain vigilant and its adherence to various recommendations from health care professionals. As respiratory physicians, we owe our community a duty of care to provide the right information. We would like to clarify two recent issues regarding influenza. First, Tamiflu (Oseltamivir), ...

  6. Tests confirm 2003 mainland bird flu death

    Posted Aug 09th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Kristine Kwok The first human bird-flu case on the mainland occurred two years earlier than previously recorded, authorities said yesterday as they announced tests had confirmed a soldier who died in Beijing in November 2003 had the H5N1 virus. The retros ...

  7. Flu virus in child deaths not new

    Posted Mar 15th 2008, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, May Chan, Paggie Leung

    ... Organisation welcomed the move towards vaccinating all children under the age of 12 against influenza, which local experts said would reduce complications. But child-health experts said it should also consider providing free vaccination for all children, elderly people and other high-risk groups against both flu and streptococcus pneumonia- the main cause of influenza-related deaths. 'The ...

  8. Let's fight bird flu together

    Posted Jan 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... It is good news that America's second rover has landed on Mars. The day is not far off when the news will be: 'Yes, we can provide service on Mars too.' Now scientists must work hard to save lives on Earth. While science is striving to find ...

  9. Singapore's lesson for the world

    Posted Feb 01st 2007, 12:00am by Tom Plate

    ... Tom Plate In the west, people are so accustomed to seeing the media and the government knifing at each other's throats that any other system would seem communistic. But recent studies suggest that, in times of a serious health crisis, a more co-opera ...

  10. No time for complacency on bird flu

    Posted Jul 30th 2006, 12:00am by Chris Davis

    ... consultancy firm and specialist advisers to cover all aspects of preparing for an outbreak of bird flu and other influenza strains. Mr Thomas said a lot of what they offer is based on commonsense, ... preparedness for avian influenza', Victor Fung Kwok-king, chairman of the Hong Kong Airport Authority and the Li & Fung Group, said that the business community needed to acknowledge that avian ...




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