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  1. News - Hong Kong - IN THE SPOTLIGHT

    Middle East respiratory illness spooks Hong Kong, brings back memories of Sars

    Posted Apr 27th 2014, 06:33am by Emily Tsang

    ... coronaviruses. Professor Yuen Kwok-yung, a University of Hong Kong microbiologist and expert on coronaviruses, found at the time that the new virus shared 90 per cent of its genetic sequence with two ... and "promiscuous" than Sars and could cause a deadly pandemic if it mutated further. By August, it emerged that the new coronavirus had developed a year before the first known case, but had circulated ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - IN THE SPOTLIGHT

    After Sars, Hong Kong leads the way in fighting infectious diseases

    Posted Apr 14th 2013, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... Peiris. Since 2005, the 16-member research lab has produced more than 150 peer-reviewed research articles. It is run by Yuen, who headed the medical team that identified the coronavirus causing ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - IN THE SPOTLIGHT

    Luxor tragedy puts safety of hot-air balloons in doubt

    Posted Mar 03rd 2013, 12:00am by John Carney

    ... John Carney john.carney@scmp.com Before the Egyptian disaster that claimed the lives of 19 tourists, hot-air ballooning had enjoyed a romantic image of adventure Tragedy puts safety of balloons in doubt Until tragedy struck in Luxor, hot-air balloons were most famously associated with the film version of Jules Verne's classic novel Around the World in 80 Days, ...



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