Jess Shek disinfects her cane after every use, but a shortage of hygiene products makes her feel vulnerable. Photo: Jonathan Wong Jess Shek disinfects her cane after every use, but a shortage of hygiene products makes her feel vulnerable. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Jess Shek disinfects her cane after every use, but a shortage of hygiene products makes her feel vulnerable. Photo: Jonathan Wong

Coronavirus outbreak makes life even tougher for Hong Kong’s disabled

  • A reliance on touch to get around leaves blind people vulnerable to infection
  • They and other disabled people are finding it hard to compete for supplies in contagion-hit Hong Kong, and to get basic services and information

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Jess Shek disinfects her cane after every use, but a shortage of hygiene products makes her feel vulnerable. Photo: Jonathan Wong Jess Shek disinfects her cane after every use, but a shortage of hygiene products makes her feel vulnerable. Photo: Jonathan Wong
Jess Shek disinfects her cane after every use, but a shortage of hygiene products makes her feel vulnerable. Photo: Jonathan Wong
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