Hong Kong’s second death from bird flu of the season confirmed

City authorities today confirmed that a man had died from the H7N9 strain of bird flu, marking the city's second avian influenza fatality of the season The patient, a 62-year-old man with underlying illnesses, had developed symptoms on Sunday, whilst travelling in the Guangdong province of mainland China, according to the Centre for Health Protection (CHP) He had left Hong Kong for Guangzhou on Dec 15,...

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Local man confirmed to have bird flu after visiting mainland China

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) has confirmed a 75-year-old Hong Kong man as the first imported case of bird flu this winter The man, who was not named, travelled alone...

Local man confirmed to have bird flu after visiting mainland China

Small delay in school start time may improve teens’ sleep and focus, Hong Kong study says

Teens in Hong Kong whose high school delayed the start of the day by just 15 minutes got to sleep a little longer, were late to school less often and showed better mental health...

Small delay in school start time may improve teens’ sleep and focus, Hong Kong study says

Man suddenly falls ill after drinking from punctured chocolate milk carton, police investigate possible poisoning

Police are investigating whether a box of chocolate milk commonly sold around Hong Kong was poisoned after a consumer suddenly fell ill today At around 3pm yesterday,...

Man suddenly falls ill after drinking from punctured chocolate milk carton, police investigate possible poisoning

Yuen Long man confirmed as 2nd imported case of Zika in Hong Kong

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) yesterday confirmed that a 56-year-old Yuen Long resident was the city's second imported case of Zika after travelling alone to...

Yuen Long man confirmed as 2nd imported case of Zika in Hong Kong

Mong Kok is the most rodent-infested place in Hong Kong, says government

The next time you complain about the abundance of Rattatas while playing Pokémon Go, you may want to take a closer look especially if you're in Mong Kok According to the...

Mong Kok is the most rodent-infested place in Hong Kong, says government

Hong Kong’s first Zika case tests negative

Hong Kong's first Zika patient tested negative for the virus on Friday and was discharged from hospital, the government said in a statement On Thursday, the Centre for Health...

Hong Kong’s first Zika case tests negative

Hong Kong reports first imported case of Zika virus

Hong Kong authorities reported the city's first Zika virus infection Thursday, which they described as an imported case of the disease blamed for birth defects The...

Hong Kong reports first imported case of Zika virus

Newborn’s fall, leading to brain haemorrhage, may have been caused by nurse leaving incubator door unlocked: report

Investigators believe that a newborn's fall in May at Kwong Wah Hospital, which led to a brain haemorrhage, was most likely due to a nurse accidentally...

Newborn’s fall, leading to brain haemorrhage, may have been caused by nurse leaving incubator door unlocked: report

Shake Your Asana: 5 unusual types of yoga & where to do them in Hong Kong

Just as the number of yoga-pant-selling athleisure brands has multiplied in Hong Kong, the varieties of yoga itself have also increased seemingly exponentially If you...

Shake Your Asana: 5 unusual types of yoga & where to do them in Hong Kong