Health & Medicine
Joyce Samoutou-Wong, a Hong Kong doctor working in the Republic of the Congo, talks about the challenges of fighting Covid-19 in the poor central African country, and the song she helped write to spread word of the precautions to take.
Patient, 93, who spent nearly a month from March 10 in Pok Oi Hospital, confirmed as infected.
Sense of community is strong on mainland side, with general understanding that people are ‘all in this together’.
Visitor numbers for cemetery in Diamond Hill fall by a third, as businesses selling paper offerings also record slower earnings.
In the fourth in a five-part series, Enoch Yiu looks how technology firms like Ant Financial and Tencent Holdings are using their innovative powers to create insurtech and mutual aid platforms that make health care coverage affordable to more people.
Reading while walking in circles, taking online classes, and trying to sleep without a mattress, four Post employees talk about their time in quarantine at the Chun Yeung Estate in Fo Tan.
The island state is no longer discouraging residents from wearing them in public, and will distribute reusable face masks from Sunday.
Force’s previous policy of removing metal strips from the commonly worn coverings criticised by lawyers and doctors as leaving arrested people at risk of infection
Public salutes the profession by clapping while businesses beam messages of support from city skyline.
With vaccines, treatments at least a year away, pathology expert John Nicholls and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison say avoiding contact is our best hope.
With latest round of closures, government hopes to stop cluster of infections tied to nightlife districts. But owners complain the new rule, which allows some venues to stay open if they serve food, is unclear.
A University of Hong Kong professor says summer might bring a lull but not because of the warmer weather, disputing claim from Chinese expert Zhong Nanshan that heavy-handed prevention measures could see crisis brought under control by end of April.
Top communicable disease expert reveals how the city is trying to handle shortage of protective gear. N95 respirators worn by hospital workers could be cleaned with hydrogen peroxide vapour.
The northwestern city of Alessandria finds itself near the heart of an Italian outbreak that has officially infected over 110,000 and killed more than 13,000.
WHO adviser and early researcher into the coronavirus among those who joined the virtual roundtable.
But it remains to be seen if the coronavirus that causes it will return next spring, says Zhong Nanshan, who heads a team that advises the government on the pandemic.
China Vanke will give shares worth 5.3 billion yuan to Tsinghua University to fund a public health research institute, while Dalian Wanda teams up with WeBank to help finance small businesses hit hard by the pandemic
Any premises ‘exclusively or mainly used’ for sale or supply of alcohol must shut from 6pm on Friday to curb Covid-19’s spread.
The Covid-19 pandemic has triggered a seismic wave of health awareness and anxiety, which has accelerated the adoption of apps and wearable technology as a means to feel better protected.