People queue to buy face masks in Hong Kong on January 30, amid uncertainty about both supplies and the government’s ability to protect the city against the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: AP

Letters | Coronavirus fear and panic in Hong Kong: can the government show it is able to protect city it serves?

  • Policy flip-flops, conflicting health advice and a lack of clear information are unhelpful in the face of an epidemic that demands a collective response
Topic |   Coronavirus outbreak
People queue to buy face masks in Hong Kong on January 30, amid uncertainty about both supplies and the government’s ability to protect the city against the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: AP
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