Ambulance workers in protective gear load a stretcher at Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg Ambulance workers in protective gear load a stretcher at Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
Ambulance workers in protective gear load a stretcher at Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg

Coronavirus: more than 500 doctors, health care workers in Hong Kong join calls for border closure with mainland China, threatening strikes in strongly worded letters to officials

  • Frontline staff are complaining about a ‘dangerous working environment’, claiming poor hospital rosters put their lives and that of patients at risk
  • Medical staff say border measures needed to ‘curb perverse incentive’ for non-residents to come to city for medical care amid crisis

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Ambulance workers in protective gear load a stretcher at Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg Ambulance workers in protective gear load a stretcher at Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
Ambulance workers in protective gear load a stretcher at Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong on Wednesday. Photo: Bloomberg
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