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  1. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    Stop mainland China chicken imports, says Hong Kong vet

    Posted Apr 22nd 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, LO WEI

    ... Decision to close down city's own poultry farms was wrong and we can no longer guarantee our food is safe, warns government's former top vet The city should stop importing live poultry from the mainland to cut the risk of the deadly H7N9 bird fl ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1220099/stop-mainland-china-chicken-imports-says-expert
  2. News - China - BIRD FLU

    100 human H7N9 bird flu infections 'undetected'

    Posted Apr 23rd 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI and Daniel Ren

    ... About 100 human H7N9 bird flu cases are estimated to have gone undetected on the mainland, according to university researchers who based the projection on people's rate of exposure to poultry in markets. Other than severe cases, there are usually mil ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1221018/100-human-h7n9-bird-flu-infections-undetected
  3. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    Wholesalers to get HK$30 for each chicken culled

    Posted Feb 14th 2014, 04:12am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Wholesalers to get HK$30 for each chicken culled Wholesalers will receive HK$30 government compensation for each chicken culled last month because of bird flu while breeders will get about HK$30 ex gratia for each chicken that could not be sold at a prime age because of suspension of the trade. The payments of more than HK$10 million will be tabled ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1427423/wholesalers-get-hk30-each-chicken-culled
  4. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    Mainland China's poultry may be quarantined at border

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 03:59am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com Mainland poultry may be quarantined Live poultry from the mainland might be kept at a site near the border until they are confirmed to be free of the bird flu virus to avoid cross-infection with local birds, the health minister said. While all poultry are currently kept at the Cheung Sha Wan wholesale market while they wait for test results, this led ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1419464/mainland-chinas-poultry-may-be-quarantined-border
  5. News - China - BIRD FLU

    Shanghai doctor, 31, becomes first medical professional to die from H7N9 bird flu virus

    Posted Jan 21st 2014, 04:51am by Daniel Ren, LO WEI

    ... Daniel Ren and Lo Wei Death raises fears of possible person-to-person transmission as source of virus not yet found Shanghai doctor dies from H7N9 infection A surgeon in Shanghai has become the first health care worker killed by the H7N9 bird flu, raising fears that the virus can spread from person to person. Zhang Xiaodong, 31-year-old thoracic surgeon at the Shanghai Pudong ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1409961/shanghai-doctor-31-becomes-first-medical-professional-die-h7n9-bird-flu
  6. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    H7N9 harder to track but less likely to cause disease

    Posted Apr 04th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com New avian flu strain is more deadly to humans than birds, scientists say, as third death reported H7N9 harder to track but less likely to cause disease The H7N9 bird flu virus is less likely to cause disease than the H5N1 virus that has killed hundreds of people worldwide, scientists say. But tracking the new virus is harder, as it seems to spread quietly ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1206578/new-h7n9-virus-less-likely-cause-disease-harder-track-scientists-say
  7. News - China - BIRD FLU

    Shanghai hospitals on alert after new bird flu deaths

    Posted Apr 01st 2013, 09:38pm by He Huifeng, Lo Wei and Lawrence Chung

    ... He Huifeng, Lo Wei and Lawrence Chung in Taipei Shanghai tightens vigilance on bird flu Shanghai's health bureau has ordered hospitals to step up monitoring and supervision of respiratory diseases after a new strain of bird flu killed two people in the city last month, the Shanghai Daily reported yesterday. A doctor in Shanghai said hospitals had been asked to report ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/china/article/1204959/china-strengthens-checks-after-new-bird-flu-deaths
  8. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    DNA points to poultry markets as H7N9 transmission route

    Posted Apr 09th 2013, 12:00am by LO WEI

    ... Lo Wei wei.lo@scmp.com HKU flu virologist who helped crack genetic code of H7N9 says evidence suggests wild birds do not play a role in transmission of the virus DNA points to poultry markets A Hong Kong professor who was among the first to crack the DNA code of the H7N9 virus suspects poultry farms are the direct transmission route of the current outbreak and it has little ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1210222/dna-points-poultry-markets
  9. News - Hong Kong - BIRD FLU

    Sales of live chickens drop in Hong Kong as demand for masks goes up

    Posted Apr 10th 2013, 12:00am by Emily Tsang, LO WEI

    ... Emily Tsang and Lo Wei Poultry sellers lament their loss in earnings, but the pharmacy owners aren't complaining Live bird sales down as masks fly off the shelves Hongkongers are dropping live chickens from their shopping lists amid concern over the bird flu cases on the mainland, with poultry markets here seeing their sales halved despite a price cut. Face masks and hand ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/hong-kong/article/1210969/sales-live-chickens-drop-demand-masks-goes

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