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Thursday, November 18, 2010

HONG Kong is scrambling to contain an outbreak of bird flu after recording its first human case of the illness since 2003, a 59-year-old woman now in a serious condition in hospital.

A 59-year-old woman now in a serious condition in hospital.

The government raised the teeming city’s avian influenza alert level to “serious”, meaning there is a “high risk” of contracting the potentially fatal disease, a spokesman for the Department of Health told AFP.

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Hong Kong recorded its last human case of bird flu in 2003, and had the world’s first major outbreak among humans in 1997, when six people died of a then-unknown mutation of the virus.

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Millions of poultry were culled in the 1997 outbreak, and the city of seven million people gave a preview of the full-blown panic that struck when the deadly respiratory disease SARS emerged in 2003, killing about 300 people.

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