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  1. 36 kindergarten children fall ill

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu An influenza-like illness has struck 36 children at a Causeway Bay kindergarten, the Centre for Health said yesterday. Nineteen boys and 17 girls aged three to six had developed ... to hospital have been discharged. Tests on a sample from a patient identified influenza B. ...

  2. Flu season peaks later than usual

    Posted May 28th 2005, 12:00am by Norma Connolly

    ... Norma Connolly The influenza season has hit Hong Kong later than usual this year, with a large rise in the number of people in homes for the elderly and kindergartens suffering flu ... a significant rise in influenza reports during May'. He said the department monitored private doctors treating flu patients, as well as influenza reported in homes for the elderly, childcare ...

  3. Worrying symptoms

    Posted Jul 29th 2005, 12:00am by Lara Tabac

    ... Lara Tabac Physical Muscle tension, backache, headaches, exhaustion, upset stomach, ulcers, hair loss, irregular heartbeat, shortness of breath, chest pains, sweaty palms, skin problems, jaw pain, reproductive problems, feeling rundown and getting more co ...

  4. Opening up

    Posted Feb 05th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Veterinary experts say the central government's recent commitment to openness is the reason why it has acknowledged cases of bird flu on the mainland for the first time. Poultry epidemics have occurred regularly throughout Chinese history- with many ...

  5. Last squawk?

    Posted Jun 22nd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The government has proposed spending HK$1 billion to buy out the licences of chicken farmers and live-chicken traders to reduce the threat of bird flu. Do you agree with the offer? Tell us your views. Write to us ...

  6. 'See doctor before going to hospital'

    Posted Mar 08th 2008, 12:00am by Ella Lee

    ... Ella Lee and Loretta Fong New appeal for calm in face of flu peak The Hospital Authority yesterday called for calm as public hospitals battled the peak flu season, appealing for panicked parents to stop taking children with minor ailments to accident and ...

  7. Virus

    Posted Nov 27th 2011, 12:00am

    ... James Kidd Virus by James Rose Random Ax Media (e-book) Virus is the first novel by James Rose, a journalist and media adviser specialising in corporate ethics and social justice. Rose has clearly brought his experience to bear on this zippy, enjoyable an ...

  8. Nearly 300 more attend clinics

    Posted Mar 05th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ng Yuk-hang The number of patients attending designated flu clinics rose from 410 two weeks ago to 704 last week. The number of institutional outbreaks between February 28 and March 3 was 23, compared with just three in the two weeks between February 14 a ...

  9. Elderly woman tested for syndrome after jab

    Posted Jan 19th 2011, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... side effects of the procedure. The Centre for Health Protection said the woman had underlying medical conditions and received the influenza vaccination at a government outpatient clinic ... a girl, two, was critically ill with influenza A, the centre said. The girl had a fever, cough and running nose on Monday. She developed convulsions yesterday and was admitted to Queen Elizabeth ...

  10. Children fall ill with flu-like symptoms

    Posted Apr 26th 2008, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... for influenza. ...




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