Many media stories confuse these two distinct concepts the infectivity in the incubation and the immunity of individuals. They refer to the number of deaths (mortality) or the number of patients in intensive care and then conflate this with infectivity.
by OtandP Healthcare Education and information are key factors in the management of infectious disease. The distinction between the disease and the epidemic is key. During SARS we (more…)
By Shvietta Sethi Today as I look back, I feel a sense of nostalgia for the good old days. The simplicity and the slowness of those days had an endearing quality that we seem to miss in this hyper fast and super connected world.
By Shvietta Sethi I remember speaking with a friend in the late 80’s in my home town of Delhi when 2020 seemed so far away. We wondered what (more…)
“A city or world where everyone is safe is much more prosperous than one with a lot of mansions or yachts.”
Big Sleep Out 2019 By Angela Spaxman What I learned about being homeless: – Hong Kong is really noisy at night when you’re outside. – Even if you (more…)
By Gary Stokes, Sea Shepherd Hong Kong Organic. Sustainable. Compostable. Biodegradable. Earth-friendly. Eco. Green. Zero Waste This week, I have heard a lot of mentions about Zero Waste, (more…)
By Tracy Riccio, HKDR Volunteer Being a vegetarian in Hong Kong can be difficult. Being a vegan in Hong Kong can be even more challenging but it is certainly (more…)
By Gary Stokes at Sea Shepherd HK In all areas of the conservation movement, nowhere is greenwashing more obvious than in the growing number of campaigns against on (more…)
Summertime conjures up thoughts of the sun, the beach and other fun outdoor activities. With the soaring summer temperatures, escaping the concrete jungle for a more verdant backdrop, (more…)
by Christine Loh The latest controversy over Hunghom Peninsula (HP) provides an interesting lesson for all to ponder about land policy. The guns are being pointed at the (more…)