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  1. News - World - HEALTH

    Scammers cash in on fake Ebola cures

    Posted Oct 24th 2014, 10:32pm by NYT

    ... rubber gloves, face masks, disinfectant spray and "natural" dietary supplements that sellers claim can prevent infection. One such site, Dr Rima Truth Reports, at drrimatruthreports.com ...

  2. News - China - HEALTH

    Company at centre of rotten meat scandal promises China division shake-up

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 05:43pm by Daniel Ren, Nectar Gan

    ... with rat, fox, mink, duck and pork. In 2008 it was discovered that at least six babies had died on the mainland after milk was contaminated with the industrial chemical melamine. One Shanghai ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    Wal-Mart boosts China food safety budget threefold to 300m yuan

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:44am by Reuters

    ... under attack earlier this year after its "five spice" donkey meat was found to contain fox meat. It was also fined in 2011 for selling expired duck meat. The company has about 7,000 ...

  4. News - China - HEALTH

    Guangzhou begins trial ban of live poultry sales after H7N9 wet market tests

    Posted May 05th 2014, 11:19pm by Mimi Lau, LO WEI

    ... on September 30, the city government proposes gradually extending the ban, covering chickens, ducks, geese and pigeons, to other parts of the metropolis. The ban is expected to be implemented citywide ...

  5. News - World - HEALTH

    Researchers find bird flu can be detected using smell

    Posted Oct 21st 2013, 04:29pm by Staff Reporter

    ... in subtle ways, the team of scientists then examined how bird flu changed faecal odours in mallard ducks using behavioural and chemical methods. “The fact that a distinctive faecal odour is emitted from infected ducks suggests that avian influenza infection in mallards may be ‘advertised’ to other members of the population,” said Dr Bruce Kimball, a US Department of Agriculture (USDA) ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    New tests on chickens to boost bird-flu defences

    Posted Jan 18th 2014, 03:58am by Lo Wei and He Huifeng

    ... the Centre for Food Safety yesterday banned imports of poultry products from South Korea's North Jeolla province after an outbreak of H5N1 bird flu on a duck farm. Additional reporting by Stuart ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hong Kong sees first case of H9N2 avian flu in four years

    Posted Dec 30th 2013, 07:26pm by Lo Wei and Ernest Kao

    ... as temperatures fall.   BIRD FLU STRAINS Differences between the H9N2, H5N1, H10N8 and H7N9 bird flu strains: Sources of human infection H9N2 chickens, ducks, magpies, sparrows, waterfowl H5N1 first ...

  8. Lifestyle - Health - HEALTH

    Worn to run: Get in gear for running Hong Kong's trails

    Posted Nov 29th 2013, 12:04pm by Jeanette Wang

    ... bumper to protect against rocks and other obstacles on the trail, says Ritcey. "The rubber compound on the outsole of road shoes is made of a harder compound, which means they last longer ...

  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Preserved egg companies shut in toxic chemical scandal

    Posted Jun 16th 2013, 12:00am by Li Jing

    ... on Friday showed that three plants producing preserved duck eggs, a popular delicacy also known as thousand-year eggs, were using industrial copper sulphate to halve the curing period to a month. ...

  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Taiwan reports first human case of H6N1 bird flu to world health body

    Posted Jun 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung, LO WEI

    ... and quail in Hong Kong and other areas before, but University of Hong Kong microbiologist Dr Ho Pak-leung said the risk of infection was lower now because ducks and geese are no longer sold ...




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