Brazil once wiped away preventable diseases. Why are they coming back?
A graduate died from a rare complication of the AstraZeneca vaccine after being given out-of-date advice, an inquest has heard.
Lawmaker Michael Tien Puk-sun called on the government to mandate real-name registration for the sale of concert tickets and offered an alternative of criminalizing ticket scalping.
No tests, vaccines or quarantine for visitors from ‘blue’ countries.
It is unlikely that Hong Kong will be hit by monkeypox, said Secretary for Food and Health Sophia Chan Siu-chee as she assured that authorities will closely monitor the situation.
Fear of the new Omicron BA.2.12.1 spreading in the community is growing with the discovery of four cases involving the subvariant that are unrelated to any clusters.
The monkeypox outbreak that has been reported in 16 countries and several regions of the world can still be contained and the overall risk of transmission is low, the UN health agency said on Tuesday.
A health expert said on Wednesday that the city’s vaccine pass arrangement should stay for the rest of this year and be reviewed only after the winter outbreaks.
Government should import smallpox vaccines as an early preventive measure against monkeypox spread, lawmaker Kitson Yang Wing-kit said.
Up to 40 percent of citizens may suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) due to Hong Kong's fifth wave of the Covid-19 outbreak, according to the latest estimation by the Polytechnic University.
Veteran philanthropist tells World Economic Forum civilisation ‘may not survive’ what is coming
Borrowing fell in April compared to the same month in 2019, but there is a warning that the good fortune is likely to come under threat as the economic outlook worsens and the cost of living crisis intensifies.
There will be no further relaxation on Hong Kong’s inbound control measures before June 30, the city’s leader Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said on Tuesday.
Dr Khan looks at the new outbreak of an old virus that has been detected in about a dozen countries in two weeks.
Scotland confirms first case as health officials say outbreak is ‘significant and concerning’ but poses low risk
Hong Kong citizens shall prepared for cases carrying variant Covid-19 viruses to enter the community, health expert said.
Lau Yu-lung, chairman of the The Scientific Committee on Vaccine Preventable Diseases said on Monday that the protection granted by a fourth dose of the vaccine is extremely limited.
By becoming an early adopter of vaccines, keeping borders open, and facilitating technological innovation, the UAE has seen swift economic recovery. Hong Kong and Shanghai’s Covid-19 policies did not have the same results with Omicron as they did early in the pandemic, and have an adverse economic impact
Monkeypox Virus Spread: There is no specific treatment but vaccination against smallpox has been found to be about 85 percent effective in preventing monkeypox.
Monkeypox Cases: As of Saturday, 92 confirmed cases and 28 suspected cases of monkeypox have been reported from 12 member states that are not endemic for the virus, the World Health Organization said.
Hong Kong reported 237 new Covid-19 cases and no related deaths on Sunday, as health authorities foresee that the sixth wave of the outbreak is a "must".
Twenty cases confirmed in UK amid reports of child being admitted to intensive care in London hospital