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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

    Mystery surrounds chicken deaths at Hong Kong farm as toll hits 3,500

    Posted Aug 12th 2014, 05:03am by Phila Siu

    ... death toll hits 3,500 Investigations to determine the mass deaths of chickens at a Yuen Long farm continued yesterday as the toll rose to 3,500. Clad in protective gear, officers from ... about this and now we are cleaning the farm three times a day instead of just once a day as in the past," he said. Thousands of chickens remained alive in the Yuen Long farm yesterday. ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    First case of Japanese encephalitis confirmed

    Posted Jun 18th 2014, 02:54am by SHIRLEY ZHAO

    ... and Environmental Hygiene Department, said its staff would carry out more frequent patrols of piggeries in Yuen Long, especially during the rainy season, and would provide more information to farm managers. ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Tin Shui Wai hit by third case of Japanese encephalitis

    Posted Jul 23rd 2013, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... Danny Mok danny.mok@scmp.com Tin Shui Wai hit by third Japanese encephalitis case A 13-year-old boy from Tin Shui Wai has been confirmed to have contracted the deadly Japanese encephalitis in the district's third reported case in two weeks. The case in the high-density residential district came as a reminder for Yuen Long residents with symptoms of the disease to seek medical attention ...

  6. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Mandatory drug test plan may overload social workers

    Posted Sep 25th 2013, 12:00am by SAMUEL CHAN

    ... social workers will be swamped. It says this is already the case in districts such as Yuen Long and Tin Shui Wai- where the eight social workers for the two districts handle 50 cases each ...

  7. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Demand still great 20 years after Hong Kong's first heart transplant operation

    Posted Dec 17th 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... heart transplants, 17 of which were done this year- the highest number recorded in a single year. One of the patients was Lam Yin-chun, 13, a student at Yuen Long Public Secondary School, who ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    MRSA cases at public hospitals level off; further reduction difficult

    Posted Dec 15th 2012, 12:00am by Johnny Tam

    ... on the decline since 2008. Patients at Pok Oi Hospital in Yuen Long and Yan Chai Hospital in Tsuen Wan were more likely to get an MRSA infection than those at other hospitals. Four out of every 10,000 ...

  9. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Hepatitis B survivor does Trailwalker to raise awareness

    Posted Oct 24th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... 20 hills, mainly along the MacLehose Trail, from Pak Tam Chung in Sai Kung to the Po Leung Kuk Jockey Club in Yuen Long. Oxfam hopes to raise HK$300 million. ...

  10. News - Hong Kong - HEALTH

    Sale of live chickens may be banned to protect Hong Kong, says CY Leung

    Posted Jan 28th 2014, 09:59am by EMILY TSANG AND LO WEI

    ... from local farms. Cheng Chin-leung, a chicken farmer in Yuen Long, said his farm currently had 40,000 chicken ready for sale, and they would be too old to be sold at a good price after ... the mainland was found with the H7N9 flu virus on Monday. "In the long term, I believe we should review whether we need to maintain the tradition of live chickens," Leung said. Watch: Health ...




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