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2 MERS cases tested negative

The Centre for Health Protection has been notified of two suspected Middle East Respiratory Syndrome cases, which both tested negative for the virus in preliminary testing.

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Service Corps recruitment starts

The Service Corps programme is recruiting people aged 18 to 29 to provide teaching assistance service in underprivileged areas of the Mainland, with applications closing on July 31.

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Korea reports new MERS case

The Centre for Health Protection is monitoring an additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in Korea.

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MERS case tested negative

The Centre for Health Protection was notified of a suspected Middle East Respiratory Syndrome case, which tested negative for the virus in preliminary testing.

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7 MERS cases reported

The Centre for Health Protection is monitoring one newly reported Middle East Respiratory Syndrome cases in Korea and six cases in Saudi Arabia.

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Man dies of Legionnaires' disease

The Centre for Health Protection is investigating a case of Legionnaires' disease in which a 65-year-old man died.

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MERS observation may restart

The Government cannot yet withdraw its travel alert on South Korea as it may have to restart the observation period for Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in the country after two new cases were confirmed there, Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko Wing-man says.

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Health fee revisions proposed

A proposal to adjust 117 non-livelihood related public health fees and charges will be tabled to lawmakers on July 8 for implementation on January 1, the Department of Health says.

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Liberia added to Ebola list

The Department of Health has added Liberia to the list of Ebola-affected areas.

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3 Dengue cases reported

The Centre for Health Protection has urged people to take precautions against Dengue fever as three new cases have been confirmed.

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Korea reports new MERS case

The Centre for Health Protection is monitoring an additional case of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome in Korea.

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Water samples pass test

No pathogen has been detected in post-disinfection water samples collected from Cathay Pacific aircraft, the Department of Health says.

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Health chief visits Shenzhen

Secretary for Food & Health Dr Ko Wing-man has met Shenzhen Vice Mayor Ai Xuefeng in Shenzhen to discuss avian influenza prevention and control, and measures for handling cremated human ashes.

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Woman ill with Legionnaires' disease

The Centre for Health Protection is investigating a case of Legionnaires' disease affecting a woman aged 87 who is in stable condition.

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Flu vaccine almost used up

The 2015 Southern Hemisphere Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Programme stock might be depleted soon, the Centre for Health Protection says.

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Vigilance urged as Ebola re-appears

The Department of Health has appealed for vigilance against the Ebola virus after a new case was reported in Liberia.

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New Korean MERS case reported

The Centre for Health Protection is monitoring an additional Middle East Respiratory Syndrome case reported in Korea.

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2 test negative for MERS

The Centre for Health Protection has been notified of six suspected Middle East Respiratory Syndrome cases.

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Japanese encephalitis case probed

The Centre for Health Protection has confirmed the city's first Japanese encephalitis case of the year and urges people to take preventative measures against mosquitoes.

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5 test negative for MERS

The Centre for Health Protection recorded four suspected Middle East Respiratory Syndrome cases from noon on June 29 to noon on June 30.

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