An elderly man rests next to his bicycle on a cargo dock in Hong Kong on April 21. Older adults living alone continue to struggle as Hong Kong grapples with a third Covid-19 wave. Photo: AFP

Letters | As coronavirus makes social distancing the norm, tele-nursing can be a lifeline

  • Many older adults living alone struggle to access digital services and are afraid to venture out to seek medical services
  • Tele-medicine can serve as a buffer, especially for patients with chronic illnesses
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
An elderly man rests next to his bicycle on a cargo dock in Hong Kong on April 21. Older adults living alone continue to struggle as Hong Kong grapples with a third Covid-19 wave. Photo: AFP
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