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aaaRecently, a number of confirmed Covid-19 cases were found in the district of Yau Ma Tei and Jordan over a short period of time. To cut the transmission chain, the Government has been issuing compulsory testing notices.  Persons who had been present at the relevant buildings in the specified period will have to undergo compulsory testing.  They can undergo free testing at the mobile specimen collection stations or community testing centres, such as that at Henry G. Leong Yaumatei Community Centre. They should...

January 20, 2021
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aaaThe ongoing pandemic has forced many of us to face unemployment, underemployment, or long suspensions from work. How can we adjust our mindset and find a way out? Manage anxiety and stress proactively  Anxiety is not necessarily a bad thing, as it motivates us to take action to get ourselves out of the doldrums. However, excessive anxiety may cause various physical and mental symptoms. It may damage our health and deplete our resilience. To avoid being overwhelmed, we may try the following to adopt ...

January 10, 2021
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aaaIt is time to get flu vaccination Influenza viruses and the coronavirus that causes Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) may both spread in the coming winter influenza season.  A person getting influenza and COVID-19 at the same time may be more seriously ill.  Getting a seasonal influenza vaccine (flu vaccine) early during 2020/21 is therefore important. Who should get seasonal influenza vaccine (SIV)? Given that SIV are safe and effective, severe cases c...

December 18, 2020
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aaaViral gastroenteritis occurs more commonly during cooler months of the year. The most common culprits are norovirus and rotavirus. The symptoms are diarrhoea and vomiting mainly, sometimes also headache, fever, and abdominal cramps. In general, symptoms begin 1 – 2 days following infection and, depending on the type of viruses causing the illness, may last for 1 – 10 days.  If you experience symptoms, seek medical advice from your doctor promptly. Antibiotics are usu...

December 2, 2020

aaa   May promo ulit sa Barkadahan sa SmarTone. Ito naman ang SPoint Thankful Week. Over 900 free gifts available na super deal. Merong smartphone na Alcatel U5 (No SIM Lock) = 1500 SPoint (RRP. $799), Kodak Digital Camera = 1500 SPoint (RRP. $798), Ragazza Jewellery = 600 SPoint (RRP. $599), Disney character items si...

November 6, 2020
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aaa23 years old lamang si Jerose Biaes nang una siyang magtrabaho sa Hong Kong. Maputi, makinis at parang bata ang kanyang kutis. Dahil sa pagtatrabaho sa loob ng limang taon, nasanay na siya sa mainit na sikat ng araw sa hapon. Kasama sa kanyang trabaho ang pagsundo sa anak ng employer mula sa eskwelahan para ihatid sa klase na hapon. Dinadala rin niya ang sanggol sa hardin kaya naman naging exposed ang kanyang balat sa sikat ng araw sa loob ng ilang oras. Ito ang naging sanhi ng unti-unting pagkasira ng kanyang ba...

November 2, 2020