Retired tailor May Kong, 66, displays the gloves she believes are offering her extra protection during the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Jasmine Siu Retired tailor May Kong, 66, displays the gloves she believes are offering her extra protection during the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Jasmine Siu
Retired tailor May Kong, 66, displays the gloves she believes are offering her extra protection during the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Jasmine Siu

Hands up those worried about the coronavirus: Hong Kong residents scramble for gloves to guard against infection amid outbreak

  • Despite global manufacturers ramping up production, gloves are becoming increasingly scarce on the city’s shelves
  • Doctor cautions that even if you glove up before going out, you need to wash your hands thoroughly after removing them

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Retired tailor May Kong, 66, displays the gloves she believes are offering her extra protection during the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Jasmine Siu Retired tailor May Kong, 66, displays the gloves she believes are offering her extra protection during the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Jasmine Siu
Retired tailor May Kong, 66, displays the gloves she believes are offering her extra protection during the coronavirus epidemic. Photo: Jasmine Siu
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