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  Flu strain, not SARS, behind health scare  A four-year-old boy in a Hong Kong isolation ward has tested negative for a SARS-like virus that infected two people in the Middle East   HK gathers chickens after bird flu found  The Hong Kong government said that more than 17,000 chickens were being culled at a poultry market after a chicken carcass tested positive for...   First Hong Kong bird flu case in 7 years  59-year-old fell woman is seriously ill in hospital with bird flu - the first human case of the disease to be diagnosed in the territory since...   'Flu' hotel guests free  Nearly 300 guests and staff have been released after being held in quarantine for a week due to a feared outbreak of swine flu   'Flu' hotel sealed off
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  Death toll climbs to 10 in bird flu crisis
  Hong Kong culls chickens over H7N9

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  Hong Kong has begun culling 20,000 chickens after the H7N9 bird flu virus was found in poultry imported from mainland China

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  The death toll in China's bird flu crisis stood at 10, as Hong Kong authorities announced plans to test all poultry imported from the mainland

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  About 300 people have been placed under quarantine after a guest there became China's first confirmed swine flu case

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Dec.9 80,000 birds to die in flu scare  Authorities ordered about 80,000 chickens killed after discovering dozens of birds had died of bird flu at a farm in the territory Oct.5 Melamine in Cadbury products
  Hong Kong authorities announced that 2 recalled candy products made by British confectioner Cadbury had high levels of melamine Sep.30 Giant recalls melamine tainted tea  Unilever is recalling four batches of Lipton Milk Tea sold in Hong Kong and Macau after finding traces of the chemical in the product Sep.21 Girl sick from tainted milk  A 3-year-old has been diagnosed with a small kidney stone after drinking Chinese-produced milk contaminated with an industrial chemical Jun.11 Bird flu find prompts mass slaughter  Hong Kong officials plan to slaughter all live poultry in the territory's street markets after detecting the dangerous H5N1 bird flu virus Mar.12   Schools close amid flu fears  All kindergartens and junior schools have closed early for their Easter holiday, after a flu-like illness killed 3 children

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Jan.4 WHO vows focus on flu and Africa
  The new chief of the World Health Organisation Margaret Chan has taken office

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Sep.9 Report: SARS link to Chinese bats

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Oct.1 'Shortcomings' in SARS outbreak
Jul.24 SARS re-emergence fear Jun.22 Hong Kong beats SARS Jun.16 HK could soon be off SARS list May.27 HK seeks to boost virus defenses May.23 WHO lifts HK, Guangdong advisory May.4   HK breathes easier on SARS news  Chinese territory has reported its lowest number of new cases since mid-March May.3   SARS doctors board stricken ship  Doctors and paramedics have boarded a Malaysian ship whose crew are feared to have contracted the virus   Ship issues SARS distress call
  Captain is saying 10 of its 24 crew members seem to be suffering symptoms of SARS
Apr.21 HK hopeful on SARS outbreak effort  Officials are reporting the lowest daily count of new infections so far this month Apr.19 12 more people have died from SARS
  The latest figures raise the death toll from the disease in Hong Kong to 81 Apr.2 WHO issues HK virus travel warning  Travelers heading for Hong Kong and province of Guangdong advised to postpone non-essential travel Mar.30 Deadly virus flats quarantined  All residents of an apartment block have been ordered to quarantine themselves at home for 10 days Mar.13 First alert over SARS
  Virulent flu and pneumonia has swept through hospitals in Hong Kong and Vietnam
 Health officials have issued a global warning about the flu and pneumonia. The precise origin of the infection is unknown

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May.20 Hong Kong puts lid on bird flu
  Thousands of birds to be killed in more than 130 markets. Buddhist monks are praying for the lost souls

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