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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Mystery surrounds chicken deaths at Hong Kong farm as toll hits 3,500

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by Phila Siu

    ... then buys them back when they are big enough for sale. He urged consumers not to worry about avian influenza because the government's tests had ruled it out. "We have been very concerned ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1571554/bird-flu-ruled-out-chicken-deaths-yuen-long-farm-hit-3500
  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    H7N9 bird flu leads to second death in Hong Kong

    Posted Jan 14th 2014, 04:48am by Emily Tsang and Danny Mok

    ... director Dr Leung Ting-hung said H1N1 swine flu was the dominant virus strain circulating in the city, but influenza A sub-type H3N2 was becoming more common. Last week, the centre received reports of 490 flu infections, almost four times the 130 cases a week it recorded at the end of December. "The weekly influenza-like illness consultation rates among both general outpatient clinics ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1405030/h7n9-bird-flu-leads-second-death-hong-kong
  3. News - World - HEALTH

    Growing middle class popping more pills, worrying antibiotic study shows

    Posted Jul 11th 2014, 09:47pm by NYT

    ... though most of these are caused by viruses, which do not respond to antibiotics. Higher use of antibiotics also coincides with the influenza virus season, even though they are ineffective as a treatment against the flu, Van Boeckel said. "If you look at antibiotic use in the US, it's correlated to influenza, and it's not going to do anything for that," he said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1552271/growing-middle-class-popping-more-pills-worrying-antibiotic-study-shows
  4. Killer 'Fujian' flu has now reached HK, experts warn

    Posted Nov 29th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... the virus could strike hard because it was new to humans. Department of Health consultant Thomas Tsang Ho-fai warned that the 'Fujian-like' strain of influenza A could affect large numbers ... holiday. 'Influenza outbreaks usually start in North America and Europe in November and December. Then the virus would sweep from north to south through China before it arrives at Hong Kong. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/436317/killer-fujian-flu-has-now-reached-hk-experts-warn
  5. Flu vaccine no shot in the dark

    Posted Nov 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... Jeanette Wang jeanette.wang@scmp.com The impending winter brings with it the influenza season, and this year, the Health Department is stepping up its vaccination drive. Compared with last season, those aged between 50 and 64, as well as the obese, have now been included as a target group for the influenza vaccination. This was based on recommendations by the Scientific Committee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/983486/flu-vaccine-no-shot-dark
  6. Health department warns of possible flu outbreak

    Posted Jul 27th 2003, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... rate for influenza in private clinics rose from 22.9 per 1,000 cases in June to 39.8 this month. Protection measures against flu include maintaining good ventilation and good environmental and personal hygiene. Those with symptoms and their carers are advised to wear masks to avoid infection. Information on the health advice against influenza is available at the department's website ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/423012/health-department-warns-possible-flu-outbreak
  7. HK$136m allotted for research on flu control

    Posted Sep 05th 2007, 12:00am by Fox Yi Hu

    ... Fox Yi Hu A HK$136 million research project on influenza control will be launched in January by four universities to protect Hong Kong from potential outbreaks such as Sars. The funding of the project, entitled Control of Pandemic and Inter-pandemic Influenza, will include a HK$76 million University Grants Committee (UGC) award, the largest granted by the committee under its Areas ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/606708/hk136m-allotted-research-flu-control
  8. HK flu story takes turn for the better

    Posted Jul 02nd 2011, 12:00am

    ... for influenza. That cannot be ruled out after University of Hong Kong researchers discovered that a common drug for bone diseases, including osteoporosis, apparently cured the deadly H5N1 bird flu virus ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/972331/hk-flu-story-takes-turn-better
  9. HK plays down threat of virus from pigs

    Posted Jan 16th 2004, 12:00am by Klaudia Lee, Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... of Hong Kong's Influenza Research Centre, said countries being ravaged by the H5N1 bird flu could learn from the Hong Kong experience. 'Hong Kong was the testing ground for bird flu. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/article/441474/hk-plays-down-threat-virus-pigs
  10. News - World - INTERNET

    Google's claim it can save lives with health data is overstated, study says

    Posted Jul 06th 2014, 06:09am by GDN

    ... consistently failed to provide useful forecasts of flu cases in the US. Google Flu Trends tries to use searches made through the site to predict forthcoming numbers of influenza cases in the US. ... to significantly improve the accuracy of the flu prediction. Rather than monitoring a particular group of influenza-related queries- as Google does- they monitored how the queries changed, and gave some ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/world/article/1547613/googles-claim-it-can-save-lives-health-data-overstated-study-says

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