A man reads a notice near a mobile specimen collection station set up outside a pier in Central on April 18 after a man diagnosed with the mutant strain of Covid-19 was found to have taken a ferry to Cheung Chau. Photo: Nora Tam
A man reads a notice near a mobile specimen collection station set up outside a pier in Central on April 18 after a man diagnosed with the mutant strain of Covid-19 was found to have taken a ferry to Cheung Chau. Photo: Nora Tam
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Letters | Mutant Covid-19 strain in Hong Kong: media must avoid fuelling dangerous generalisations

  • In volatile times, some people tend to look for scapegoats. Hence the media has an increased responsibility to avoid fomenting tensions. Members of the media must exercise caution and restraint while using racial descriptors in their reporting

A man reads a notice near a mobile specimen collection station set up outside a pier in Central on April 18 after a man diagnosed with the mutant strain of Covid-19 was found to have taken a ferry to Cheung Chau. Photo: Nora Tam
A man reads a notice near a mobile specimen collection station set up outside a pier in Central on April 18 after a man diagnosed with the mutant strain of Covid-19 was found to have taken a ferry to Cheung Chau. Photo: Nora Tam
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