Masks on as passengers make their way through the arrival hall of the West Kowloon high-speed rail station on January 28. Hong Kong has announced the shutdown of two railway services and the suspension of new visas to individual mainland tourists. Photo: BloombergMasks on as passengers make their way through the arrival hall of the West Kowloon high-speed rail station on January 28. Hong Kong has announced the shutdown of two railway services and the suspension of new visas to individual mainland tourists. Photo: Bloomberg
Masks on as passengers make their way through the arrival hall of the West Kowloon high-speed rail station on January 28. Hong Kong has announced the shutdown of two railway services and the suspension of new visas to individual mainland tourists. Photo: Bloomberg

Letters | China virus: Hong Kong must declare total shutdown of border to tackle outbreak

  • The fact that infected people may display no symptoms for days means just partially closing the border cannot stop the disease from spreading in the city
  • Hong Kong’s overstretched health care workers need protection, too

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Masks on as passengers make their way through the arrival hall of the West Kowloon high-speed rail station on January 28. Hong Kong has announced the shutdown of two railway services and the suspension of new visas to individual mainland tourists. Photo: BloombergMasks on as passengers make their way through the arrival hall of the West Kowloon high-speed rail station on January 28. Hong Kong has announced the shutdown of two railway services and the suspension of new visas to individual mainland tourists. Photo: Bloomberg
Masks on as passengers make their way through the arrival hall of the West Kowloon high-speed rail station on January 28. Hong Kong has announced the shutdown of two railway services and the suspension of new visas to individual mainland tourists. Photo: Bloomberg
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