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  1. In Brief

    Posted Jun 02nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Tests confirm flu case The Centre for Health Protection said tests confirmed a 10-year-old girl suffering myocarditis and flu-like symptoms had influenza A. The girl developed symptoms on May 27 and was admitted to Tuen Mun Hospital the next day. She was in stable condition last night. ...

  2. Shenzhen woman in stable condition

    Posted Nov 04th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok A 47-year-old Shenzhen woman had contracted a mild form of bird flu, influenza A (H9), the sixth case found in humans in Hong Kong, the Centre for Health Protection said. The woman developed symptoms on October 26 and came to Hong Kong for treatment, being admitted to Queen Mary Hospital on October 28. She was in stable condition and in isolation. Her family members ...

  3. Sai Kung boy, 8, dies of suspected encephalitis

    Posted Apr 28th 2009, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok The Centre for Health Protection is investigating the death of an eight-year-old Sai Kung boy who had symptoms of encephalitis but no recent history of travel. He was taken to Tseung Kwan O Hospital on Sunday with fever, vomiting and convulsions. A pupil at Sai Kung Sung Tsun Catholic School, he tested negative for the influenza A virus. ...

  4. Woman critical after swine flu jab

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Authorities are investigating whether a 73-year-old who developed limb numbness after a swine flu jab on December 31 has Guillain-Barre syndrome, the Centre for Health Protection said. She was admitted to Kwong Wah Hospital on March 11 and ...

  5. Youngster feared to have syndrome is cleared

    Posted Jan 16th 2010, 12:00am by Austin Chiu

    ... Austin Chiu A six-year-old girl who had weakness in her legs after getting a swine flu shot was confirmed not to have Guillain-Barr? syndrome yesterday. The girl was vaccinated on December 30 by a private doctor and admitted to Tseung Kwan O Hospital on T ...

  6. 4th child succumbs to disease

    Posted Sep 06th 2008, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... negative results for influenza and other possible causes of death. The girl had visited Guangzhou and Shenzhen last month. ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted Nov 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Cathay to make 53 redundant Fifty-three employees in Cathay Pacific Airways' information management department will be made redundant in the coming months. A company spokesman said most of them had strengths and backgrounds that did not match the ski ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Aug 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Police hunt sex-ring leader after male prostitutes arrested Police are hunting for the local ringleader of an international gay-sex-trade syndicate after two mainland men allegedly offering sex services were arrested at two hotels in Wan Chai yesterday. T ...

  9. In Brief

    Posted Jan 01st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... influenza after a dead oriental magpie robin was found on Tuesday near the Hok Tau Management Centre in Pat Sin Leng Country Park. The department thoroughly cleansed the area around the management ...

  10. Elderly woman with swine flu dies

    Posted Jan 11th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok An 85-year-old woman with swine flu died at North District Hospital on Saturday. The woman, who suffered from diabetes mellitus and hypertension, went to the hospital with a fever and breathing difficulties on Christmas Eve. Another man, 41, who ...




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