Health workers direct residents of a neighbourhood in Yau Tsim Mong district to queue up for mandatory Covid-19 testing on January 21. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Health workers direct residents of a neighbourhood in Yau Tsim Mong district to queue up for mandatory Covid-19 testing on January 21. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Health workers direct residents of a neighbourhood in Yau Tsim Mong district to queue up for mandatory Covid-19 testing on January 21. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Letters | Hong Kong coronavirus fourth wave: do health officials realise impact of their words on ethnic minorities?

  • It is frustrating that blame falls disproportionately on the cultural features of ethnic minority groups and domestic workers when they are infected with the virus
  • Implying these groups engage risky behaviour creates the false narrative they are irresponsible

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Health workers direct residents of a neighbourhood in Yau Tsim Mong district to queue up for mandatory Covid-19 testing on January 21. Photo: K.Y. Cheng Health workers direct residents of a neighbourhood in Yau Tsim Mong district to queue up for mandatory Covid-19 testing on January 21. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
Health workers direct residents of a neighbourhood in Yau Tsim Mong district to queue up for mandatory Covid-19 testing on January 21. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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