Passengers wear masks at the West Kowloon high-speed railway station as Hong Kong braces itself for a potential mass outbreak of a new coronavirus. Photo: ReutersPassengers wear masks at the West Kowloon high-speed railway station as Hong Kong braces itself for a potential mass outbreak of a new coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
Passengers wear masks at the West Kowloon high-speed railway station as Hong Kong braces itself for a potential mass outbreak of a new coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
Albert Cheng
Opinion

Opinion

Albert Cheng

After Sars, is Hong Kong prepared for another deadly coronavirus outbreak? Unlikely, with Carrie Lam in charge

  • Hong Kong has reported the first cases of the Wuhan coronavirus infection, but the initial lack of a health declaration protocol at train stations has hampered contact tracing. The government must do better to show it has learned from Sars

Passengers wear masks at the West Kowloon high-speed railway station as Hong Kong braces itself for a potential mass outbreak of a new coronavirus. Photo: ReutersPassengers wear masks at the West Kowloon high-speed railway station as Hong Kong braces itself for a potential mass outbreak of a new coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
Passengers wear masks at the West Kowloon high-speed railway station as Hong Kong braces itself for a potential mass outbreak of a new coronavirus. Photo: Reuters
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