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(From The Standard)
Byline: Dennis Ng
Health officials and medical experts have warned that the occurrence of two confirmed cases of Japanese encephalitis within a month is far from common. ``I don't exclude the possibility that we will find more cases during the next few weeks,'' Department of Health consultant Thomas Tsang said. ``I think the chance of major outbreaks in Hong Kong [of hundreds of cases] within a short period of time is small.'' Hong Kong University microbiology associate professor Ho Pak-leung said: ``Figures from the last 10 years show less than one case a year. Including the case last October, we've had three local cases within 12 …