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  1. Sars survivor beats trauma to win award

    Posted May 03rd 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Zoe Mak It took Philip Lo Chi-sing two months to recover from the physical symptoms of Sars. The mental effects took much longer. Mr Lo, a health-care assistant, needed psychological therapy for nine months before he could face returning to his job at Princess Margaret Hospital. And even then he had to fight the effects of the degenerative bone disease avascular necrosis- ...

  2. Hospital back to normal after ward closed by flu-like virus

    Posted Sep 03rd 2003, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez, Patsy Moy

    ... were later cleared of Sars. About 100 contacts were traced and given health advice. The Hospital Authority announced yesterday the hospital's ward E3 would be reopened because all staff ... of that hospital's staff displaying flu-like symptoms. The outbreak at the hospital in Tuen Mun initially involved 11 mental patients and three staff who fell ill on Friday. Two medical staff also called ...

  3. News - World - CANADA

    New video emerges of ranting Toronto mayor

    Posted Nov 08th 2013, 10:35am by Associated Press in Toronto

    ... to health issues related to addiction”. In a television interview, Ford’s mother and sister acknowledged he had problems but insisted he was not an addict and defended his ability to continue ...

  4. Hospital outbreak not linked to Sars, flu

    Posted Nov 25th 2004, 12:00am by Mary Ann, Mary Ann Benitez

    ... in the hospital's female ward for the mentally handicapped developed symptoms, bringing the figure to six as of yesterday. One of them is in a serious condition. The outbreak was announced on Tuesday after ... A and B, and the Sars coronavirus. Further tests were under way, the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) said. The hospital has moved exposed patients to an isolation ward, suspended admissions ...

  5. News - China

    China Digest, September 20, 2012

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by STAFF

    ... BEIJING Woman 'killed for phone' A 22-year-old man appeared in a Beijing intermediate court on Tuesday, charged with killing a woman on April 8 to get money to buy a mobile phone, the Beijing Morning Post reports. The man allegedly stabbed the w ...

  6. News - World - OBITUARY

    Canadian abortion campaigner Henry Morgentaler dies

    Posted May 31st 2013, 12:00am by Reuters

    ... unconstitutional. The then Progressive Conservative government tried in 1990 to recriminalise abortion in cases where women's health was not at risk. That effort ended in failure, leaving Canada with effectively no restrictions on abortion. "Canadian women owe Dr Morgentaler a tremendous debt of gratitude for standing up for their lives and health at great personal sacrifice and risk. He ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - POPULATION

    Tens of thousands of Hongkongers return from Canada since 1996

    Posted May 25th 2013, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... on the housing markets. One family might have two or more dwellings, and that has a big impact." A range of social policies, from schooling to health, hinged on understanding the scale of the flow, ... had left Canada. However, a lower death rate may apply since immigrants undergo rigorous health checks. There have been no identifiable spikes in population or immigration of Hong Kong-born ...

  8. News - Hong Kong

    From Hong Kong to Canada and back: the migrants who came home from home

    Posted May 28th 2013, 12:00am by Ian Young

    ... 1999), Anne Heung (Miss HK 1998) Government and UN official Margaret Chan Fung Fu-chun The director-general of the World Health Organisation, Chan received her medical degrees from the University of Western Ontario in the 1970s, before returning to Hong Kong in 1978 to practise. She went on to serve as Hong Kong's director of health during the 1997 bird flu and 2003 Sars outbreaks. Upon ...

  9. Checkpoint health alert scaled back

    Posted Mar 25th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter Health-screening measures will be scaled down at land and sea immigration checkpoints from April 1, the Department of Health said last night. Temperature screening will be phased out at these checkpoints but will continue at Chek Lap Kok airport due to recent outbreaks of bird flu and meningococcal infections in some countries. Health posts will remain at each land ...

  10. Sars vaccine volunteers in good health, says report

    Posted May 27th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Irene Wang The four volunteers taking part in the world's first clinical test of a Sars vaccine are in good condition after 72 hours, state media reported yesterday. Medical experts quoted by Xinhua were quick to point out that this did not mean the vaccine was successful, a point echoed by the World Health Organisation. Quoting sources with the Sino-Japanese Friendship ...




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