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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong won't follow Macau's strict lead on Ebola, health protection chief says

    Posted Aug 04th 2014, 04:54am by Patsy Moy

    ... Patsy Moy patsy.moy@scmp.com HK won't follow Macau lead on Ebola Hong Kong's efforts to keep the deadly Ebola virus at bay could be stymied by the reluctance of African visitors ... the lead of Macau and make daily contact with visitors from areas affected by the deadliest ever outbreak of the virus, which has killed more than 700 people since March. "Each place has its ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chinese researchers report breakthrough in fight against skin cancer

    Posted May 20th 2014, 04:04am by Andrea Chen

    ... Macau and Taiwan are reporting promising results in using a chemical compound to treat skin cancer and say it could eventually be used in sun cream to prevent the deadly condition. Laboratory trials by scholars from Baptist University, University of Macau and Kaohsiung Medical University have found that injections of the compound, rhodium (III) metal complex, can inhibit ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    First H7N9 found on Chinese poultry farm

    Posted Mar 21st 2014, 04:13am by Staff Reporter

    ... samples collected from the Zhuhai Jinfeng Poultry farm in Zhuhai- a facility that supplies poultry to Macau. The disclosure comes two weeks after Agriculture Minister Han Changfu said ... chicken and noted that thorough cooking would kill the strain. Traces of H7N9 in chickens from the Zhuhai farm were first discovered by Macau authorities last week, according to the Macau Daily ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Wine tax 'won't stop young binge drinkers'

    Posted May 17th 2014, 04:02am by Christy Choi

    ... choice. An unintended consequence of a general liquor tax rise could also be young drinkers heading to Macau or the mainland, where the tax was lower, he said. Hong Kong has a 100 per cent tax ...

  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Hong Kong and Guangdong each confirm a new case of H7N9 bird flu

    Posted Jan 09th 2014, 04:26am by He Huifeng, Emily Tsang, SAMUEL CHAN

    ... in Yangjiang, about 150 kilometres west of Macau. As it monitors the looming viral threat across the border, Hong Kong's Food and Health Bureau has urged mainland officials to introduce a more ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Botulism scare prompts baby formula recall in Hong Kong

    Posted Aug 05th 2013, 08:12pm by Zhuang Pinghui and Lo Wei

    ... baby formula recall Hong Kong and Macau recalled a brand of baby formula yesterday amid growing concern over botulism-causing bacteria in products made by New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra. ... the right to know that infant nutrition and other products are safe." At the same time, Cow & Gate recalled 80,000 cans of one type of its stage-three baby formula in Hong Kong and Macau ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    No need yet for ban on live poultry from China, says expert - yet disease still spreading

    Posted Aug 13th 2013, 12:00am by Mimi Lau, Kwong Man-ki, Emily Tsang

    ... "There is not enough of a foundation to halt the chicken supply at this stage," Zhong said at a meeting in Guangzhou with experts from Hong Kong and Macau, after studying the latest ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    More tests ordered on dairy products amid botulism scare

    Posted Aug 07th 2013, 12:00am by EMILY TSANG AND LO WEI

    ... the centre having said on Monday that Karicare products outside New Zealand were unaffected. Cow & Gate, meanwhile, made a precautionary recall of two batches of a formula in Hong Kong and Macau ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Doctors confident Hong Kong is prepared if Sars strikes again

    Posted Feb 25th 2013, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... of Chest Physicians for Hong Kong and Macau, said the public needed to be vigilant about pneumonia. It was the most deadly respiratory disease in the city, claiming seven lives a day, Chan said. ...



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