People wearing masks walk along Nathan Road in Mong Kok on January 8. Hong Kong’s mask mandate makes it an outlier as much of the rest of the world has abandoned such policies. Photo: Elson Li
People wearing masks walk along Nathan Road in Mong Kok on January 8. Hong Kong’s mask mandate makes it an outlier as much of the rest of the world has abandoned such policies. Photo: Elson Li
Mike Rowse
Opinion

Opinion

Mike Rowse

End Hong Kong’s global embarrassment by dropping mask mandate once and for all

  • It doesn’t matter how many announcements our top officials make that Hong Kong is back when the whole world can see things here are not normal
  • If ending the mask mandate in one fell swoop is too great a step for the public to accept, then the government could adopt a rapid phased approach

People wearing masks walk along Nathan Road in Mong Kok on January 8. Hong Kong’s mask mandate makes it an outlier as much of the rest of the world has abandoned such policies. Photo: Elson Li
People wearing masks walk along Nathan Road in Mong Kok on January 8. Hong Kong’s mask mandate makes it an outlier as much of the rest of the world has abandoned such policies. Photo: Elson Li
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