A crowded stall at a fresh market in Kowloon City on July 20. The Hong Kong government arranged for several public markets across Kowloon to undergo deep cleaning and disinfection, after a number of coronavirus cases were linked to wet markets. Photo: Winson Wong A crowded stall at a fresh market in Kowloon City on July 20. The Hong Kong government arranged for several public markets across Kowloon to undergo deep cleaning and disinfection, after a number of coronavirus cases were linked to wet markets. Photo: Winson Wong
A crowded stall at a fresh market in Kowloon City on July 20. The Hong Kong government arranged for several public markets across Kowloon to undergo deep cleaning and disinfection, after a number of coronavirus cases were linked to wet markets. Photo: Winson Wong
Disease

Letters | Covid-19 in Hong Kong: spur behavioural change to manage outbreak better

  • The initial success in managing the outbreak in Hong Kong may have led to an underestimation of the virus
  • It is difficult to induce public behavioural change without strategic health education

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A crowded stall at a fresh market in Kowloon City on July 20. The Hong Kong government arranged for several public markets across Kowloon to undergo deep cleaning and disinfection, after a number of coronavirus cases were linked to wet markets. Photo: Winson Wong A crowded stall at a fresh market in Kowloon City on July 20. The Hong Kong government arranged for several public markets across Kowloon to undergo deep cleaning and disinfection, after a number of coronavirus cases were linked to wet markets. Photo: Winson Wong
A crowded stall at a fresh market in Kowloon City on July 20. The Hong Kong government arranged for several public markets across Kowloon to undergo deep cleaning and disinfection, after a number of coronavirus cases were linked to wet markets. Photo: Winson Wong
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