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Hospital preparedness for chemical and biological incidents in Hong Kong.

  title={Hospital preparedness for chemical and biological incidents in Hong Kong.},
  author={Jimmy Ts Chan and Richard Sai Dat Yeung and S Y H Tang},
  journal={Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi},
  volume={8 6},
The risk of mass exposure to toxic substances has increased steadily during the twentieth century due to the expansion of industry and the deliberate development and use of agents of chemical warfare. Although Hong Kong is considered a relatively safe place, hoax anthrax attacks have occurred since 17 October 2001. People who have been seriously injured by hazardous materials have a greater chance of recovery without complications when appropriate emergency treatments are provided. Recognition… 

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