Hong Kong’s immunisation rate is quite high but as an international travel hub, the city is not spared imported measles cases. For Hongkongers, the return of face masks in public is a reminder of the 2003 Sars crisis. Photo: Felix Wong Hong Kong’s immunisation rate is quite high but as an international travel hub, the city is not spared imported measles cases. For Hongkongers, the return of face masks in public is a reminder of the 2003 Sars crisis. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong’s immunisation rate is quite high but as an international travel hub, the city is not spared imported measles cases. For Hongkongers, the return of face masks in public is a reminder of the 2003 Sars crisis. Photo: Felix Wong
Alice Wu
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Opinion

Alice Wu

Don’t allow the anti-vaccine movement to spread through Hong Kong

  • Measles is making a global comeback because of misinformation and ignorance. The Hong Kong government needs to dispel the false claims and ensure the facts are freely available, to avoid an epidemic in the densely-populated city

Hong Kong’s immunisation rate is quite high but as an international travel hub, the city is not spared imported measles cases. For Hongkongers, the return of face masks in public is a reminder of the 2003 Sars crisis. Photo: Felix Wong Hong Kong’s immunisation rate is quite high but as an international travel hub, the city is not spared imported measles cases. For Hongkongers, the return of face masks in public is a reminder of the 2003 Sars crisis. Photo: Felix Wong
Hong Kong’s immunisation rate is quite high but as an international travel hub, the city is not spared imported measles cases. For Hongkongers, the return of face masks in public is a reminder of the 2003 Sars crisis. Photo: Felix Wong
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Alice Wu

Alice Wu

Alice Wu fell down the rabbit hole of politics aged 12, when she ran her first election campaign. She has been writing about local politics and current affairs for the Post since 2008. Alice's daily needs include her journals, books, a multi-coloured pen and several lattes.