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Hong Kong think tank calls for pollution standards

In one of the world's fastest growing industrial regions, a study finding that a class of pollutants exist at levels four times that of U.S. air quality standards has prompted a Hong Kong public policy group to call for government standards on fine particulate matter. The finding was released by Civic Exchange, a non-profit public policy think tank comprised of scientists as well as representativ...

No significant genetic difference in viruses responsible for two major Hong Kong SARS outbreaks

The possibility that two different strains of the SARS virus were...responsible for the Prince of Wales Hospital and Amoy Gardens outbreaks in...Hong Kong earlier this year is disputed by authors of a research letter in...this week's issue of THE LANCET.... ...SARS is a global health concern. The apparent increased frequency of...diarrhoea (73% compared with 20%), admission to intensive care (32%...

Emory's Jeffrey Koplan joins Hong Kong SARS expert committee in report to government

Jeffrey P. Koplan, MD, MPH, vice president for academic...health affairs at Emory University, is one of 11 international public...health experts who reported today to the Hong Kong government on...lessons learned from that country's SARS outbreak. The SARS Expert...Committee was commissioned last May to review the management and...control of the epidemic and to identify lessons to be learned to....

A new strain of flu has turned up in Hong Kong

.As the northern hemisphere gears up for the annual flu season, another exotic.strain of the disease has turned up in Hong Kong. Although health officials are.anxious not to cause panic, the Hong Kong strain is being monitored closely.because it seems to have jumped from pigs-the animals thought to have been the.origin of the 1918 Spanish flu pandemic that killed an estimated 20 million.people w...
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