Staff of Hong Kong-based testing agency Prenetics visit Lan Kwai Fong in Central on October 9 to distribute Covid-19 test packs to customers in response to a potential fourth wave of coronavirus infections in the city. The economic impact of the government’s anti-pandemic measures has led some people to propose pursuing a herd immunity strategy instead and moving towards a more business-friendly approach. Photo: Dickson Lee Staff of Hong Kong-based testing agency Prenetics visit Lan Kwai Fong in Central on October 9 to distribute Covid-19 test packs to customers in response to a potential fourth wave of coronavirus infections in the city. The economic impact of the government’s anti-pandemic measures has led some people to propose pursuing a herd immunity strategy instead and moving towards a more business-friendly approach. Photo: Dickson Lee
Staff of Hong Kong-based testing agency Prenetics visit Lan Kwai Fong in Central on October 9 to distribute Covid-19 test packs to customers in response to a potential fourth wave of coronavirus infections in the city. The economic impact of the government’s anti-pandemic measures has led some people to propose pursuing a herd immunity strategy instead and moving towards a more business-friendly approach. Photo: Dickson Lee
Richard Harris
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Richard Harris

Hong Kong must embrace herd immunity to revive coronavirus-hit economy

  • The cure of severe lockdowns and needlessly extended quarantine has been worse than the disease, and the priority is to get back to normal or we never will
  • Life is all about probabilities and we all play the odds, so let’s use the right ones and make Hong Kong’s economy great again

Staff of Hong Kong-based testing agency Prenetics visit Lan Kwai Fong in Central on October 9 to distribute Covid-19 test packs to customers in response to a potential fourth wave of coronavirus infections in the city. The economic impact of the government’s anti-pandemic measures has led some people to propose pursuing a herd immunity strategy instead and moving towards a more business-friendly approach. Photo: Dickson Lee Staff of Hong Kong-based testing agency Prenetics visit Lan Kwai Fong in Central on October 9 to distribute Covid-19 test packs to customers in response to a potential fourth wave of coronavirus infections in the city. The economic impact of the government’s anti-pandemic measures has led some people to propose pursuing a herd immunity strategy instead and moving towards a more business-friendly approach. Photo: Dickson Lee
Staff of Hong Kong-based testing agency Prenetics visit Lan Kwai Fong in Central on October 9 to distribute Covid-19 test packs to customers in response to a potential fourth wave of coronavirus infections in the city. The economic impact of the government’s anti-pandemic measures has led some people to propose pursuing a herd immunity strategy instead and moving towards a more business-friendly approach. Photo: Dickson Lee
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