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Avian Influenza

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Tuesday, 28 February, 2012, 12:00am

In Brief

Mother kills herself, six-year-old daughter by burning charcoal

1 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

We mustn't drop our guard against swine flu

Iam glad that our government has successfully defused, at least for the moment, the crisis of disciplined services taking to the streets. However, there is a crisis of another kind still hanging over us - the A(H1N1) swine flu pandemic.

27 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

Stall to be prosecuted for breaking poultry ban

A shop selling fresh food will be prosecuted by the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department for breaching the ban on keeping live poultry overnight designed to help protect against a bird flu outbreak. Officers of the department found 20 live chickens and three live pigeons in two plastic crates at the shop in Reclamation Street, Jordan.

4 Apr 2009 - 12:00am

Court backs 2003 restrictions on farming quail

They're cute, friendly and fantastic with spicy salt. But quail are also potential killers, offering an ideal habitat for the breeding of deadly disease, specifically, avian influenzas.

23 Feb 2007 - 12:00am

Bird expert warns of avian flu hazard at Mong Kok market

Flocks of white-backed munia were still flying around and eating freely in the Mong Kok caged-bird market a day after a dead one found nearby tested positive for H5 bird flu.

21 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Another 19 birds found dead in Sai Kung

Another 19 dead birds were found yesterday in the gardens of a Sai Kung residential complex, where young families have been shocked to see many dropping dead in the past week.

20 Jan 2007 - 12:00am

Farmers' deaths show need for vigilance

About this time four years ago, the Sars epidemic was gaining a foothold on the mainland but was unknown to the outside world. This was because mainland officials initially covered up the outbreak of a highly contagious new killer virus while doctors tried to contain it.

30 Dec 2006 - 12:00am

Events diary

Today, HK: Trade and Industry Department and CPA Australia seminar: 'Accounting for SMEs without accountant' Trade and Industry Department Tower.

Tomorrow, HK: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Avian influenza (H5N1)'. Hong Kong Club.

10 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Events diary

Monday, July 10, HK: Trade and Industry Department and CPA Australia seminar: 'Accounting for SMEs without accountant' (Cantonese). Trade and Industry Department Tower.

Tuesday, July 11, HK: British Chamber of Commerce breakfast: 'Avian influenza (H5N1)'. Hong Kong Club.

8 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

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