Hongkongers put themselves at risk of contracting the new coronavirus by flocking to buy masks, rice and toilet paper. Photo: Nora Tam Hongkongers put themselves at risk of contracting the new coronavirus by flocking to buy masks, rice and toilet paper. Photo: Nora Tam
Hongkongers put themselves at risk of contracting the new coronavirus by flocking to buy masks, rice and toilet paper. Photo: Nora Tam
Alice Wu
Opinion

Opinion

Alice Wu

Coronavirus outbreak: Hong Kong is facing a shortage of masks, toilet paper and leadership

  • Hongkongers are scrambling to buy supplies while the Hong Kong government scrambles to respond to the public health crisis. A crisis is a real test of leadership – and the Carrie Lam administration seems to be failing

Hongkongers put themselves at risk of contracting the new coronavirus by flocking to buy masks, rice and toilet paper. Photo: Nora Tam Hongkongers put themselves at risk of contracting the new coronavirus by flocking to buy masks, rice and toilet paper. Photo: Nora Tam
Hongkongers put themselves at risk of contracting the new coronavirus by flocking to buy masks, rice and toilet paper. Photo: Nora Tam
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Alice Wu

Alice Wu

Alice Wu fell down the rabbit hole of politics aged 12, when she ran her first election campaign. She has been writing about local politics and current affairs for the Post since 2008. Alice's daily needs include her journals, books, a multi-coloured pen and several lattes.