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Princess Margaret, Countess of Snowdon

Man dies in MTR leap

A 38-year-old man died after jumping in front of a train at Mei Foo MTR station. The man was certified dead at the Princess Margaret Hospital after being recovered by firemen. His relatives told police he had been suffering from mental illness.

Sunday, 11 November, 2001, 12:00am

Iced-drink theory to cholera case

A 60-year-old man suffering from cholera might have contracted the disease by drinking soft drinks with ice while on a group tour of India, health officials said. The man, who lives in Mongkok, was satisfactory in Princess Margaret Hospital after being admitted on Sunday. It was the first reported case this year.

10 May 2001 - 12:00am

Cholera suspected

A 31-year-old businessman who travelled from Bangladesh to Hong Kong last week is believed to be suffering from cholera at Princess Margaret Hospital.

The Department of Health said it was only a suspected case at this stage. It is believed the man contracted the disease overseas.

12 May 1999 - 12:00am

Plank plunge

A lorry driver, 37, was injured when a plank fell on his head at a building site in Centre Street, Western. He was taken to Princess Margaret Hospital and last night described as 'poor'.

14 Apr 1998 - 12:00am

Officer taken from flat

Firemen had to smash a window to rescue a policeman in the Kwai Chung Police Married Quarters when he reportedly attempted suicide after a quarrel with his former wife.

He was taken to the Princess Margaret Hospital for observation.

14 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Boy grabbed

A Vietnamese boy, aged five, from High Island detention centre was snatched by three men from his bed at Princess Margaret Hospital where he was being treated for smallpox. His abductors were thought to be Vietnamese.

22 Feb 1997 - 12:00am

16-floor plunge

A WOMAN fell 16 floors to her death from a building in Sham Tseng in the New Territories yesterday. Choi Leung-ling, 37, was found unconscious on the building's podium at about 11.30 am. She was pronounced dead on arrival at Princess Margaret Hospital.

2 Sep 1994 - 12:00am

Caged fight

TWO caged men, aged 70 and 51, were under observation in Princess Margaret Hospital last night after a fight in Yeung Uk Road at about 6 pm.

30 May 1994 - 12:00am

Cholera case

A TAI Po woman, 29, was admitted to Princess Margaret Hospital last night suspected of suffering from cholera. A Department of Health spokesman said the woman, now in satisfactory condition, had been ill for two weeks. It is not known where she contractedthe disease. She had not travelled abroad recently.

28 Sep 1993 - 12:00am