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  1. News - China - HEALTH

    Warmer weather may be curbing spread of bird flu in China

    Posted May 16th 2013, 12:00am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Sharp drop in new H7N9 cases is linked to efficient measures by health authorities and the virus being sensitive to higher temperatures Government measures and favourable weather may be limiting the spread of a deadly new bird flu, as the number of report ...

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    40pc of bird flu victims haven't touched poultry

    Posted Apr 18th 2013, 12:29am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... A top mainland scientist said 40 per cent of the people who have tested positive for the new, deadly strain of bird flu had no recent contact with poultry, and so it is still unclear how they contracted the virus. The remark by Dr Zeng Guang , chief of ep ...

  3. News - China - HEALTH

    China poultry cull urged to halt spread of bird flu

    Posted Apr 25th 2013, 09:08pm by Emily Tsang, STEPHEN CHEN

    ... As study links H7N9 virus to chickens, expert says mainland wet markets are 'smoking gun' A leading researcher has called for live-bird markets in H7N9-hit areas of the mainland to be closed and poultry culled to block the deadly virus' spr ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Bird flu warnings ahead of 'golden week' holiday invasion

    Posted Apr 19th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang and Stephen Chen

    ... Safety advice handed to hotels and travel agents ahead of holiday invasion The travel industry in Hong Kong has boosted precautions against the deadly H7N9 bird flu in the run-up to the "golden week" national holiday as mainland and local expert ...

  5. News - China - HEALTH

    Shenzhen company develops kit to test for Ebola virus, report says

    Posted Aug 14th 2014, 02:51pm by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com PLA scientists are helping the company synthesise a chemical solution that would change colour in the presence of the deadly virus A Shenzhen-based company has developed a field test kit that can quickly identify the Ebola virus, People’s Daily reports, as China is trying a range of countermeasures against the possible spread of the deadly ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Breast milk 'best for preventing infections'

    Posted Jul 19th 2014, 04:02am by Jennifer Ngo

    ... susceptible to infectious diseases in their first six months. "The longer a child is breastfed, the more obvious the benefits," said Dr Chow Chun-bong, honorary professor at the university ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Paint factory in Hunan town closed after state media reports 300 children suffer lead poisoning

    Posted Jun 16th 2014, 04:02am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Paint manufacturer closed after CCTV report that children living nearby had five times the national limit for the metal in their blood Factory shut amid lead poisoning claims A paint factory in Hunan province, which residents blame for lead poisoning in more than 300 children, has been shut following a state media report on Saturday, according ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Nation's drinking water pipelines contaminated with micro-organisms, say experts

    Posted Jun 14th 2014, 04:06am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com Mainland scientists have identified barely a fraction of dangerous micro-organisms that carry disease and devour water-pipe networks A toxic time bomb in the pipeline Large colonies of micro-organisms- some capable of causing serious disease- have been discovered inside pipelines carrying drinking water to homes in most major mainland cities, the South ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    One in two Hongkongers don't know how to become organ donors, poll reveals

    Posted May 19th 2014, 05:07am by LO WEI

    ... … This can be done in Hong Kong, too, when people turn 18 and get their identity cards," Dr Chow Pak-chin, the college's president, said. The registration information could be saved ... that the registration system could be improved and said Chow's suggestion required interdepartmental discussion. Last year, 248 corneas were donated, but 500 patients were still waiting for a transplant ...

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    Chinese task force to target counterfeit food and drugs

    Posted Mar 30th 2014, 05:51am by STEPHEN CHEN

    ... Stephen Chen binglin.chen@scmp.com New group will investigate rising number of crimes requiring more specialist knowledge Task force targets fake food, drugs A task force with tougher powers to investigate cases of tainted food and counterfeit drugs is to be set up on the mainland. Its staff will include food and drug inspectors, as well as the police, according to Beijing ...




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