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  1. Bird Garden back in business after flu scare

    Posted Jul 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Ada Lee ada.lee@scmp.com Mong Kok's Bird Garden was open for business for the first time in three weeks yesterday following its closure amid a bird flu scare. Stall owners at the market in Yuen Po Street could not estimate how much business they had ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. High risk of winter bird flu outbreak

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang emily.tsang@scmp.com A rare summer bird flu case and a delay in the latest vaccine for poultry could add up to a severe outbreak of the deadly virus this winter, an expert warned as he urged the government to step up monitoring of the disease. ...

  4. Bird stall owners to seek damages for lost trade

    Posted Jul 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Adrian Wan adrian.wan@scmp.com Two-thirds of stall owners in Mong Kok's Bird Garden, closed for three weeks after a trace of deadly H5N1 bird flu was found in a stall, say they will ask the government for compensation for lost trade. Each should be p ...

  5. Bird Garden closed in flu scare

    Posted Jul 06th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Emily Tsang and Ada Lee Bird Garden in Mong Kok was yesterday closed for three weeks and more than 1,000 birds were slaughtered after traces of potentially deadly bird flu were found in a shop. The H5N1 virus was detected in a swab sample collected last m ...

  6. Little to fear from bird flu- unless you're a chicken

    Posted Jun 24th 2012, 12:00am

    ... on three Hong Kong farms, and scientists who investigated found a new strain of H5N1 avian influenza- which has since become known as 'bird flu'. Then, in May, a dying three-year old boy ...

  7. Parents warned of bird flu risk

    Posted Jun 03rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Lana Lam and Emily Tsang Parents should keep young children out of wet markets, a doctor warned yesterday, as officials confirmed a two-year-old boy who came to Hong Kong from Guangzhou nine days ago has the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus, with his condition ...

  8. Guangdong boy in Hong Kong has bird flu

    Posted Jun 02nd 2012, 12:00am

    ... 'serious response level' for influenza pandemic has been activated. That means more stringent infection control measures in public hospitals, including a ban on visiting at isolation wards ...

  9. City Digest

    Posted Feb 14th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Law professor pleads guilty to shoplifting Chinese University assistant law professor Rita Cheung Siu-wa pleaded guilty in Eastern Court yesterday to shoplifting. Cheung admitted stealing vegetables and a jacket at Tai Koo Shing in May and October. The co ...

  10. Too dangerous to publish?

    Posted Feb 05th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Reinhard Renneberg Some say it's a nightmare scenario out of the old movie Outbreak with Dustin Hoffman or the newer Contagion by Steven Soderberg: a pandemic caused by the accidental release of a man-made strain of lethal H5N1 bird flu virus. Could ...




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