Queues for surgical masks in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, in February. Photo: SCMP Queues for surgical masks in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, in February. Photo: SCMP
Queues for surgical masks in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, in February. Photo: SCMP
Kate Whitehead
Opinion

Opinion

Kate Whitehead

The Great Mask Mystery: given the shortage, where are people getting them from?

  • Even when there weren’t any in the shops, there were still plenty on people’s faces
  • While some choose to reuse, surely not everyone is wearing the same mask day in, day out?

Queues for surgical masks in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, in February. Photo: SCMP Queues for surgical masks in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, in February. Photo: SCMP
Queues for surgical masks in Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, in February. Photo: SCMP
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