Health workers with protective gear disinfects Hong Mei House in Cheung Hong Estate, Tsing Yi. Panic is to be expected following an emergency evacuation of the public housing block. Photo: Sam Tsang Health workers with protective gear disinfects Hong Mei House in Cheung Hong Estate, Tsing Yi. Panic is to be expected following an emergency evacuation of the public housing block. Photo: Sam Tsang
Health workers with protective gear disinfects Hong Mei House in Cheung Hong Estate, Tsing Yi. Panic is to be expected following an emergency evacuation of the public housing block. Photo: Sam Tsang
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Sars experience has taught city to take nothing for granted

  • Evacuation of Tsing Yi public housing block after coronavirus infections raised fears of another Amoy Gardens, but authorities are right to err on the side of caution

Health workers with protective gear disinfects Hong Mei House in Cheung Hong Estate, Tsing Yi. Panic is to be expected following an emergency evacuation of the public housing block. Photo: Sam Tsang Health workers with protective gear disinfects Hong Mei House in Cheung Hong Estate, Tsing Yi. Panic is to be expected following an emergency evacuation of the public housing block. Photo: Sam Tsang
Health workers with protective gear disinfects Hong Mei House in Cheung Hong Estate, Tsing Yi. Panic is to be expected following an emergency evacuation of the public housing block. Photo: Sam Tsang
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