French citizens evacuated from Wuhan disembark from a plane at Istres-Le Tube Air Base near Istres, France, on February 9. Photo: EPA-EFE/Handout French citizens evacuated from Wuhan disembark from a plane at Istres-Le Tube Air Base near Istres, France, on February 9. Photo: EPA-EFE/Handout
French citizens evacuated from Wuhan disembark from a plane at Istres-Le Tube Air Base near Istres, France, on February 9. Photo: EPA-EFE/Handout

Letters | Coronavirus lessons for Hong Kong: as city fumbles, Europe stands up to crisis

  • Europe started planning to evacuate and protect its citizens, soon after reporting its first few coronavirus case. In contrast, Hong Kong officials seem to have learned nothing from the experience of Sars in 2003

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
French citizens evacuated from Wuhan disembark from a plane at Istres-Le Tube Air Base near Istres, France, on February 9. Photo: EPA-EFE/Handout French citizens evacuated from Wuhan disembark from a plane at Istres-Le Tube Air Base near Istres, France, on February 9. Photo: EPA-EFE/Handout
French citizens evacuated from Wuhan disembark from a plane at Istres-Le Tube Air Base near Istres, France, on February 9. Photo: EPA-EFE/Handout
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