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Flu vaccines very safe: professor Listen
A professor of respiratory medicine at the Chinese University David Hui says Canto pop singer Kay Tse got it all wrong when she said flu vaccines can harm people’s health. He said they are actually very safe and effective. Hui said Tse is a very well-known person in Hong Kong and should be careful about what she says. But he admitted to Annemarie Evans that she might have done the medical profession a favour by bringing the matter out into the open.
Blood donations affected by adverse weather in 2017 Listen
The Red Cross Blood Transfusion Service says adverse weather conditions last year have significantly affected blood donation, with successful donations down 5.3 percent from 2016. It said the typhoon signal number 8 or above was in force on five occasions in 2017, and the cold weather towards the end of the year also affected donations. The centre said inventory remains low this year and it is facing the ongoing challenge of trying to get more people to donate blood. Its Chief Executive and Medical Director Dr Lee Cheuk-kwong spoke to Ben Tse.
Hung Hom Jaguars pick up second win Listen
The Hung Hom Jaguars have made a dream start to this year’s T20 Blitz. They picked up their second win at Tin Kwong Road Recreation Ground, beating the Kowloon Cantons by six wickets, after chasing down a target of 173. The Jaguars’ South African all-rounder Johan Botha spoke to Ben Tse.