The Hong Kong Breast Cancer Foundation says its study shows a turning point for the cancer survival rate occurs between stages two and three of the disease. Photo Shutterstock
High survival rate for breast cancer patients diagnosed early: Hong Kong study

Turning point for survival rate occurs between stages two and three, but treatment difficulty increases after stage two, decade-long study finds.

29 Sep 2022 - 12:36AM
Chinese medicine could help relieve ‘long Covid’ symptoms: Hong Kong study

First and largest study shows traditional therapy helped patients suffering from fatigue, coughing and shortness of breath.

28 Sep 2022 - 10:53PM
7 doctors accused of giving fake exemptions banned from Hong Kong vaccine scheme

Police earlier arrested six doctors on suspicion of falsely issuing exemption certificates without proper consultation, while seventh practitioner still wanted by force.

28 Sep 2022 - 9:35PM
Hong Kong recycler may stop taking drinks cartons as landlord breaks silence

Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation says it can only give Mil Mill several more months’ grace after the lease ends.

28 Sep 2022 - 12:05AM
50,000 unvaccinated Hong Kong children could be banned from some public premises

About 88 per cent of children aged five to 11 have had at least one dose of vaccine, which meets the new standard.

28 Sep 2022 - 12:10AM


Inbound travellers at the arrival hall of Hong Kong’s airport under the new ‘0+3’ scheme. Photo: Sam Tsang
Hong Kong leader warns rule breaches, Covid rebound could derail reopening bid

John Lee reveals more than 40 people breached health code since August, while 8 to 9 per cent of residents subject to compulsory testing did not comply in past two months.

27 Sep 2022 - 7:38PM
Health warning after Hong Kong primary pupils triple time spent on gadgets

Poor sleep quality associated with a spike in screen time will affect children’s learning abilities and emotions, Hong Kong researchers warn.

27 Sep 2022 - 12:48AM
‘No hurry to visit,’ say Singaporeans on Hong Kong’s easing of Covid curbs

Travellers from Singapore are opting to wait for Hong Kong to become ‘restriction-free’, as they look to Japan and Taiwan for holiday getaways.

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Hong Kong can ease Covid social distancing now, adopt ‘0+0’ regime soon: experts

Government pandemic adviser Ivan Hung says conditions ripe to relax curbs, while Medical Association’s Joseph Tsang argues review of local rules is logical next step after hotel quarantine dropped.

27 Sep 2022 - 1:44AM
Joyful scenes at Hong Kong airport as city welcomes arrivals under ‘0+3’ scheme

Hong Kong Airlines delays predawn flight just to allow passengers to land past 6am when eased measures take effect.

26 Sep 2022 - 5:54PM
Flu could be bigger problem in Hong Kong than Covid this winter, expert says

HKU infectious diseases expert says low flu jab rate and lack of exposure because of Covid restrictions could fuel outbreaks

25 Sep 2022 - 10:25PM
Hong Kong not ready to remove all Covid travel curbs, health minister says

Secretary for Health Lo Chung-mau says government must ensure path forward is ‘a safe one’ and will not ‘cause any deaths’.

26 Sep 2022 - 1:37AM
Experts map out further easing of curbs in Hong Kong; city set to ‘live with virus’

Professor Ivan Hung says city could do away with recently revealed ‘0+3’ arrangement if imported cases remain less than 5 per cent of monthly virus tally.

25 Sep 2022 - 12:40PM
Explainer | Hong Kong has dropped Covid hotel quarantine: how did it get to this point?

The Post looks at details of new arrangement and how long it took to reach this point.

24 Sep 2022 - 3:40PM
Explainer | Hong Kong is finally axing hotel quarantine – here’s what you need to know

Travellers will no longer be confined to hotel rooms for quarantine upon arrival in Hong Kong from Monday.

24 Sep 2022 - 2:18PM
Hong Kong residents celebrate end of dreaded hotel quarantine measures

Residents are overjoyed but are concerned city may take a long time to undo the damage caused by quarantine measures.

24 Sep 2022 - 2:22PM
As it happened: Hong Kong to end Covid hotel quarantine with new ‘0+3’ plan

Arrivals will not require a pre-flight PCR test but will be screened upon landing under a ‘test-and-go’ practice which will not require them to wait at the airport.

23 Sep 2022 - 6:41PM
No more hotel quarantine in Hong Kong for arrivals from Monday

Long-awaited move signals lifting of one of the world’s toughest anti-pandemic regimes, in force for more than two years.

24 Sep 2022 - 2:24PM
Hong Kong facing Covid and flu winter double whammy: health chief

Lo Chung-mau and officials urge residents to get vaccinated against influenza ahead of seasonal surge, assuring public the shots can be combined with doses for Covid.

22 Sep 2022 - 9:49PM
Hong Kong research brings hope of self-test kit for cervical cancer

Dr Choi Pui-wah from Chinese University, founder of WomenX Biotech, seeking to produce technology enabling users to test for diseases using menstrual blood.

22 Sep 2022 - 1:46PM