An elderly woman crosses the road in Wong Tai Sin, the Hong Kong district with the highest proportion of senior citizens but with no air pollution monitoring station. Photo: Sam Tsang An elderly woman crosses the road in Wong Tai Sin, the Hong Kong district with the highest proportion of senior citizens but with no air pollution monitoring station. Photo: Sam Tsang
An elderly woman crosses the road in Wong Tai Sin, the Hong Kong district with the highest proportion of senior citizens but with no air pollution monitoring station. Photo: Sam Tsang

Letters | Hong Kong third wave: elderly deaths remind of need for cleaner air

  • Past research showed the health impact of air pollution on the elderly, and a new study suggests a link with Covid-19 deaths as well. No pandemic battle plan can be complete without taking into account environmental factors

Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals
An elderly woman crosses the road in Wong Tai Sin, the Hong Kong district with the highest proportion of senior citizens but with no air pollution monitoring station. Photo: Sam Tsang An elderly woman crosses the road in Wong Tai Sin, the Hong Kong district with the highest proportion of senior citizens but with no air pollution monitoring station. Photo: Sam Tsang
An elderly woman crosses the road in Wong Tai Sin, the Hong Kong district with the highest proportion of senior citizens but with no air pollution monitoring station. Photo: Sam Tsang
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