Death-plunge doctor had HIV, says health chief
Donald Tsang Yam-kuen has promised to include testing for the legionella bacteria in new buildings in a review of inspection guidelines.
The chief executive's office is among several sites at the new HK$5.5 billion Tamar government headquarters where the bacteria that causes legionnaires' disease have been detected, the Centre for...
A doctor at Tung Wah Hospital's department of surgery was critically ill after he swallowed half a bottle of disinfectant in an apparent suicide attempt.
The Food and Environmental Hygiene Department was severely understaffed and lacked enough equipment to clean the city properly, a union said yesterday.
Hongkongers no longer appear so concerned about swine flu, with stores reporting a drop in demand for surgical masks and disinfectant.
Experts say a combination of viruses that has killed about 300 pigs in Guangdong in the past 10 days will not threaten humans.
Five things we're all wondering about
1 Nina Wang leaves her entire estate to a fortune teller ... hmm, you think he saw this one coming?
2 ThreeSixty withdraws hemp...
A pool of disinfectant has collected at the gate to the Guangzhou Kwangfeng Industrial Company where vehicles are hosed down before being allowed to enter.
- Raise fixed penalty fine for spitting and littering from $600 to $1,500
- Assign a security guard to each team of hygiene inspectors
- Disinfect and clean the common...
Watson's Water Company said tests proved its bottled water was safe after a case in which drops of disinfectant were found in a bottle. A girl, nine, fell sick on Sunday after drinking a bottle...
Police were yesterday investigating a suspected case of sabotage after a Watson's distilled water bottle was found to contain disinfectant at a Mannings store in Diamond Hill.