Workers spray disinfectant at a redevelopment site in Pak Tin Estate, Sham Shui Po, where four soil samples tested positive for melioidosis. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
Workers spray disinfectant at a redevelopment site in Pak Tin Estate, Sham Shui Po, where four soil samples tested positive for melioidosis. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
SCMP Editorial
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Opinion

Editorial by SCMP Editorial

Diligent approach to disease avoids panic

  • Covid-battered city may be suffering from virus fatigue, but the emergence of melioidosis again calls for proper monitoring, hygiene and healthcare

Workers spray disinfectant at a redevelopment site in Pak Tin Estate, Sham Shui Po, where four soil samples tested positive for melioidosis. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
Workers spray disinfectant at a redevelopment site in Pak Tin Estate, Sham Shui Po, where four soil samples tested positive for melioidosis. Photo: Yik Yeung-man
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