People queue for masks at a Watsons shop in Hong Kong. Photo: May Tse People queue for masks at a Watsons shop in Hong Kong. Photo: May Tse
People queue for masks at a Watsons shop in Hong Kong. Photo: May Tse
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No masking fact that lot more remains to be done in virus crisis

  • Although the government was alerted to the coronavirus threat weeks ago, no efforts were made to secure an adequate supply of face masks until recently and the city is now on the brink of a community outbreak

People queue for masks at a Watsons shop in Hong Kong. Photo: May Tse People queue for masks at a Watsons shop in Hong Kong. Photo: May Tse
People queue for masks at a Watsons shop in Hong Kong. Photo: May Tse
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