• Short Summary

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

  • Description

    1.
    LS CITY
    3 ft

    2.
    MLS CROWD IN MARKET (2 SHOTS)
    11 1/2 ft

    3.
    CU FROM MOTHER CARRYING BABY (TILT DOWN TO) VEGETABLE SELLER
    16 ft

    4.
    LS SAI YING PON HOSPITAL (TILT DOWN TO) POSTERS ON WALL
    22 1/2 ft

    5.
    CU POSTERS
    24 ft

    6.
    MS MEN LOOK AT POSTER
    26 ft

    7.
    MCU FROM HAND PREPARING SYRINGE (TILT UP TO) NURSE
    30 ft

    8.
    MS WOMAN INOCULATED
    32 ft

    9.
    CU CHILD INOCULATED
    34 1/2 ft

    10.
    MS FROM MAN INOCULATED (PAN TO) QUEUE INSIDE HOSPITAL
    41 ft



    Initials PGR/S/EEH



    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: 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 - Including 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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