Dozens fall ill after eating at elite Copenhagen restaurant

Danish restaurant Noma in Copenhagen. Photo: AP

Given its cult following, even the three-month wait for a reservation at Noma in Copenhagen is unlikely to shorten despite more than 60 diners falling ill due to a vomiting and diarrhoea bug after eating there.

Sunday, 10 March, 2013, 7:31am

Britain's Queen Elizabeth admitted to London hospital with gastroenteritis

Queen Elizabeth. Photo: Reuters

The sovereign first felt unwell on Friday and cancelled a visit on Saturday to the city of Swansea to mark St David's Day, the national day of Wales. Instead of that engagement, she had been spending the weekend resting at Windsor Castle, west of London.

4 Mar 2013 - 10:05am

Doctors perplexed, father angry over hospital death of 2-year-old

Mystery surrounds the death of a two-year-old boy hours after he was admitted to Prince of Wales Hospital vomiting and with a fever.

Flu, severe acute respiratory syndrome and several other possible causes of death had been ruled out, said consultant doctor Cheung Kam-lau, who specialises in children's medicine at the hospital in Sha Tin.

7 Mar 2008 - 12:00am

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'Shanghai' to be shot in HK as officials refuse permit

10 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Heat should kill norovirus risk soon: researchers

There is no need to worry about a mass gastroenteritis outbreak, despite an unusually persistent series of norovirus infections this year, researchers said yesterday.

There was no evidence that the virus, usually most common in winter, had mutated into a form that could handle higher temperatures, they said.

24 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

In Brief

call for screen doors after jump onto tracks

3 Apr 2006 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Second hospital ward hit by gastroenteritis

18 Mar 2006 - 12:00am

In Brief

Two hurt after brick thrown from building

Two people were hurt by flying glass after a brick was hurled from a building in Mongkok last night, the latest in a spate of similar incidents over the past month.

24 Sep 2004 - 12:00am

City briefs

3 merchants kept fish in aberdeen shelter

Three Aberdeen seafood market wholesalers were severely reprimanded after they were caught keeping fish in cages lowered into sea water at the shelter, which is against government hygiene regulations. All the fish were destroyed. The wholesalers would be kicked out of the market if they were caught again, a government spokesman said.

3 Dec 2003 - 12:00am