A woman suffers from the immediate effects of tear gas, but what impact can the chemical irritant have in the longer term? Photo: AP

Tear gas is painful, irritating and can lead to a breakout of rashes. How worried should Hongkongers be?

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Topic |   City Weekend
A woman suffers from the immediate effects of tear gas, but what impact can the chemical irritant have in the longer term? Photo: AP
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