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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Camel rides 'risky' as Middle East respiratory syndrome spreads

    Posted Apr 28th 2014, 06:05am by LO WEI

    ... difficult than severe acute respiratory syndrome, which killed 299 people in Hong Kong in 2003. Ten to 15 per cent of Mers cases tended to be mild, just like the flu, Ho said, but severe pneumonia ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Academic says the animal is intermediate host for Middle East respiratory syndrome Camel rides 'risky' as fatal virus spreads Travel agencies have been ...

  2. Solo survivors

    Posted Jun 12th 2007, 12:00am by Patsy Moy

    ... schedule; there's no need to stay in the clinic if there are no patients.' Severe staff cuts in the past few years have created a vacuum in many companies, especially in service ...

  3. Unnecessary anxiety for families

    Posted Dec 07th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... I cannot agree more with grief counsellor Sharon Glick about the adverse psychological impact on Sars victims' families of withholding and delaying the distribution of education funds ('Living on the edge', Sunday Morning Post, November 30) ...

  4. Growing anger at Metropark Hotel

    Posted May 04th 2009, 12:00am by Joyce Ng, Paggie Leung

    ... that during the severe acute respiratory syndrome outbreak, one index patient infected 16 others in a Hong Kong hotel. ... insufficient staff to clean rooms, clear rubbish and change linen. Some hotel employees have reportedly complained, saying that they were on call 24 hours a day while several staff members had to stay ...

  5. Still trying to clear the air, 11 years on

    Posted Nov 13th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Under a clear night sky, the Clear the Air group celebrated its 11th anniversary at the Fringe rooftop on Tuesday, at the same time kicking off a campaign to convince more companies to si ...

  6. Staking a claim to a prime venture in fine dining

    Posted Oct 30th 2008, 12:00am by Andrew Sun, Vivian Chen

    ... with Andrew Sun. Additional reporting by Clara Mak and Vivian Chen. Chef Adam Levin is back again. After introducing the New York deli experience to Hong Kong with Archie B, bringing burritos to El Taco Loco and serving up The Press Room, the gruff cook i ...

  7. Be sure to go home if you are sick

    Posted Mar 29th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Exploring workplace issues with Ji-Ye Hwang I was in Hong Kong during the severe acute respiratory syndrome when face masks, alcohol wipes and hand sanitisers were part of our daily lives. ... and they are back the next day in the same condition. From what I see and hear, I know that the 'work at the office while sick' syndrome is prevalent in Hong Kong. If you are sick, go home. No one ...

  8. In Brief

    Posted Jan 28th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of pneumonia, the Hospital Authority said, but more tests would be conducted, including one for the Sars coronavirus. The woman was diagnosed with severe acute respiratory syndrome in April ...

  9. Thank you for donations

    Posted Jan 07th 2004, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... On behalf of the Hospital Authority, I would like to express our deepest gratitude for the generosity of the South China Morning Post and your readers in coming up with another donation of $280,000 in support of our effort in fighting severe acute respiratory syndrome, or Sars. It is a timely donation and we will use the money to purchase face shields for our frontline colleagues ...

  10. Sars: Hong Kong taught world

    Posted Oct 13th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Many threatened nations adopted the principles, practices and protocols developed in Hong Kong in order to prevent the transmission of severe acute respiratory syndrome in their own countries. ...




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