Empty shelves formerly stocked with toilet paper rolls in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sun Yeung Empty shelves formerly stocked with toilet paper rolls in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sun Yeung
Empty shelves formerly stocked with toilet paper rolls in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sun Yeung

Coronavirus: Hongkongers in panic buying of rice, toilet paper and essentials as government stays mum on impending quarantine measures

  • Scholar says frenzy sparked by authorities’ failure to show they are in command of the situation
  • Expert warns of wider local transmission and urges action to control spread

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Empty shelves formerly stocked with toilet paper rolls in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sun Yeung Empty shelves formerly stocked with toilet paper rolls in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sun Yeung
Empty shelves formerly stocked with toilet paper rolls in Causeway Bay. Photo: Sun Yeung
READ FULL ARTICLE