• Short Summary

    HONG KONG WAS LAUNCHED FULL-SCALE EMERGENCY MEASURES TO COMBAT AN OUTBREAK OF CHOLERA THAT IS SWEEPING THE BRITISH COLONY.

  • Description

    HONG KONG WAS LAUNCHED FULL-SCALE EMERGENCY MEASURES TO COMBAT AN OUTBREAK OF CHOLERA THAT IS SWEEPING THE BRITISH COLONY. INOCULATION CENTRE HAVE BEEN SET UP AT ALL GOVERNMENT HOSPITALS AND CLINICS, AND THE ISLAND'S 3 1/2-MILLION POPULATION HAVE BEEN URGED TO GET ANTI-CHOLERA SHOTS WITHOUT DELAY.

    LATEST REPORTS SAY 18 NEW CASES OF CHOLERA HAVE BEEN NOTIFIED SINCE SUNDAY, BRINGING THE TOTAL NUMBER OF VICTIMS TO 63, MOST OF WHOM FAILED TO GET PROTECTIVE INOCULATIONS WHEN THE EPIDEMIC HIT HONG KONG LAST MONTH FROM THE PORTUGUESE COLONY OF MACAO.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVADOEN5DYVE2KB2X0P0XCY6169B
    Media URN:
    VLVADOEN5DYVE2KB2X0P0XCY6169B
    Group:
    Reuters - Incuding Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    15/10/1963
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:06:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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