People wear masks during rush hour in Hong Kong on March 4, amid concerns about Covid-19. Photo: AFP People wear masks during rush hour in Hong Kong on March 4, amid concerns about Covid-19. Photo: AFP
People wear masks during rush hour in Hong Kong on March 4, amid concerns about Covid-19. Photo: AFP
Justin Bong-Kwan
Opinion

Opinion

Justin Bong-Kwan

What’s ailing Hong Kong? Not just coronavirus-induced panic but also months of mental stress

  • The Covid-19 outbreak comes at a time when mental health in Hong Kong is at its most fragile in eight years. Hong Kong society is being forced to fight the virus before it can recover from the trauma of the anti-government protests

People wear masks during rush hour in Hong Kong on March 4, amid concerns about Covid-19. Photo: AFP People wear masks during rush hour in Hong Kong on March 4, amid concerns about Covid-19. Photo: AFP
People wear masks during rush hour in Hong Kong on March 4, amid concerns about Covid-19. Photo: AFP
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