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  1. Clarification required on central slaughtering

    Posted May 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Banning the sale of live poultry in our markets, and moving to a system of central slaughtering, has long been viewed as a necessary step to protect our community from deadly infectious diseases. It has been on the agenda for years, but has repeatedly bee ...

  2. In Brief

    Posted Jan 20th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Bird flu ruled out in suspect cases at hospital Health authorities have ruled out Sars or bird flu in the cases of three patients and a medical staff member who became ill with flu-like symptoms in a Prince of Wales Hospital ward. The three patients, aged ...

  3. Fighting back

    Posted Oct 02nd 2003, 12:00am by Tim Culpan

    ... and it found the Achilles' heel. Because it looked so like many other viral challengers, notably that persistent foe influenza, it did a good job of wrong-footing the champion. Despite some ... aspects is the vaccination of thousands of citizens against the latest strains of influenza. Health officials reason that because flu and Sars fight in very similar styles, they need to decrease ...

  4. News - World - BRIEFS

    Briefs, February 17, 2013

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by AGENCIES

    ... producer Bachoco reported a possible case of H7N3 influenza in five breeder farms on Wednesday. Last year, a bird flu outbreak in the western state of Jalisco forced farmers to slaughter 22 million ...

  5. Clear advice needed in the fight against flu

    Posted Apr 30th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The death of a Mexican child in the US from swine flu is the latest reminder of the serious threat the virus poses to the world. Fears of a global pandemic persist as the killer flu continues to spread across national borders. Amid such concerns, it is su ...

  6. Checkpoint health alert scaled back

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

    ... Staff Reporter Health-screening measures will be scaled down at land and sea immigration checkpoints from April 1, the Department of Health said last night. Temperature screening will be phased out at these checkpoints but will continue at Chek Lap Kok ai ...

  7. Art students shed light on darkest hours

    Posted Aug 22nd 2004, 12:00am by lau kit wai

    ... members of the school's Art Club are holding an exhibition entitled Influenza: Escaping From Flu, at the Hong Kong Arts Centre. The display of 40 paintings on the theme of Sars and bird flu ... it was like facing a big enemy together... I think the [social] atmosphere in Hong Kong is much better after the Sars outbreak,' said 18-year-old Mickey Leung Ming-kit. Influenza: Escaping From ...


    Posted Jan 21st 2004, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... here,' said the president of Guangzhou No. 8 People's Hospital. Professor Tang said his hospital was ready for a return of Sars, or for the threat of avian influenza now spreading in some ...

  9. Hospital outbreak not linked to Sars, flu

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... four patients came down with a fever, cough and sore throats between Saturday and Monday. Five of the patients were stable yesterday. Initial laboratory tests were negative for influenza ...

  10. Hospital back to normal after ward closed by flu-like virus

    Posted Sep 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Patsy Moy

    ... kill. It is just like influenza; for every 1,000 you have one death, including normal and healthy people. With pneumonia, it [can be] fatal.' Legislator Michael Mak Kwok-fung, representing ...




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