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  1. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Chickens at Yuen Long farm may have died from overheating

    Posted Aug 11th 2014, 06:10am by Phila Siu, Patsy Moy

    ... Phila Siu and Patsy Moy phila.siu@scmp.com Company spokesman says storm cut power and turned off birds' fans for several days Yuen Long chickens may have died from overheating The 2,000 chickens that died mysteriously in Yuen Long this week may have fallen ill because their coops became "too stuffy" after fans stopped working because of a power failure. Regal ...

  2. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Second encephalitis case found in Yuen Long

    Posted Jul 22nd 2014, 03:58am by Ernest Kao

    ... Ernest Kao ernest.kao@scmp.com Second encephalitis case found in Yuen Long Health authorities have confirmed the city's second case of Japanese encephalitis this year and are not ruling out the possibility of more instances over the summer. Blood and sputum tests on a 35-year-old woman residing at Ching Nga Court on Yuen Long's Tai Shu Ha Road East tested positive ...

  3. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dengue fever surge triggers mosquito alert

    Posted Sep 30th 2014, 04:06am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... there were no effective vaccines against dengue fever, Leung added. He advised travellers to wear light-coloured, long-sleeved clothes and apply mosquito repellent on exposed parts of the body. Aedes ... of ancestors' graves is a tradition associated with this week's Chung Yeung festival. The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department's officer in charge of pest control, Yuen Ming-chi, reminded ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dental school to investigate months-long use of tainted water lines

    Posted Sep 01st 2014, 05:55am by Olga Wong

    ... Olga Wong olga.wong@scmp.com Hong Kong University taskforce will include members from the medical and dental faculties, leading to questions about its independence Dental school to probe use of tainted water The faculty of dentistry at the University of H ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Dead man's family says hospital ignored him

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 04:38am by Emily Tsang

    ... Other accusations- including that staff did not move Yuen frequently, did not change his diapers for a long time and did not take care of the ulcer- were deemed "unsubstantiated". ... at the Yan Chai Hospital in Tsuen Wan neglected a small wound on Yuen Chung-kun's back, his children say. They say it developed into a tennis ball-sized ulcer with a bacterial infection ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Air pollution slows growth of children's lungs, says UK study

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 05:31am by ELIZABETH CHEUNG

    ... said. Ruby Tse, 24, a long-term rhinitis patient, started to suffer from asthma three years ago when she was studying in the UK. The problem persisted when she returned to Hong Kong in 2012. She ...

  7. News - China - HEALTH

    Dengue fever cases top 21,000 in Guangdong

    Posted Oct 06th 2014, 04:23pm by Mimi Lau

    ... are from Guangzhou. With infections continuing to rise during the week-long National Day holiday, local government departments, state enterprises and schools are stepping up hygiene controls ...

  8. News - China - HEALTH

    Health authority orders China's public hospitals to stop expanding

    Posted Oct 05th 2014, 05:38am by Alice Yan

    ... with 4,300 beds and Tongji Hospital in Wuhan with 4,000. Patients at mainland public hospitals often complain about long lines and impatient doctors who are under pressure from treating up to 200 ...

  9. News - China - HEALTH

    Dengue fever brings travel and health warnings on mainland

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 11:54am by Alice Yan

    ... to cover up The only way dengue fever is spread is by mosquito bites, so people should take steps to avoid being bitten, thus keeping the epidemic from spreading during the National Day week-long ... Asia, wear long-sleeved clothes and trousers, and apply mosquito repellent to their exposed skin. Dengue fever is transmitted by mosquitoes infected with one of four dengue viruses, according ...

  10. News - China - HEALTH

    Chinese 'Flying Tigers' pilot who served in second world war squadron falls critically ill

    Posted Sep 24th 2014, 06:31pm by MANDY ZUO

    ... Mandy Zuo mandy.zuo@scmp.com Hong Kong-born Long Qiming is struggling to pay for mounting medical bills in Chongqing Hongkonger Long Qiming, one of the last surviving members of a China-based wartime air squadron called the Flying Tigers, is critically ill at a Chongqing hospital and is struggling to pay his medical bills. Long, 91 – who flew transport aircraft and later ...




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