Illustration: Craig Stephens
Illustration: Craig Stephens
Anthony Cheung
Opinion

Opinion

Anthony Cheung

Hong Kong fourth wave: time and trust in short supply for Carrie Lam’s government to rein in coronavirus

  • After some early successes, the Hong Kong government is struggling to balance public health, the economic impact and social acceptance in its pandemic response
  • It cannot muster the capacity to fight the virus without the public on its side, but if it fails to contain the pandemic, public support will dwindle further