Wearing face masks ‘works’ and should be mandatory, HKU’s Dr Ho Pak-leung told a radio programme on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong Wearing face masks ‘works’ and should be mandatory, HKU’s Dr Ho Pak-leung told a radio programme on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong
Wearing face masks ‘works’ and should be mandatory, HKU’s Dr Ho Pak-leung told a radio programme on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong

Coronavirus: top Hong Kong microbiologist urges government to make masks mandatory, step up social-distancing enforcement

  • ‘Mask wearing works. It can block the spread of the virus from people who may not show symptoms yet,’ HKU’s Dr Ho Pak-leung says
  • Chinese University professor echoes call for tougher measures unless daily infection tally dips back down to single digits

Topic |   Hong Kong social distancing
Wearing face masks ‘works’ and should be mandatory, HKU’s Dr Ho Pak-leung told a radio programme on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong Wearing face masks ‘works’ and should be mandatory, HKU’s Dr Ho Pak-leung told a radio programme on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong
Wearing face masks ‘works’ and should be mandatory, HKU’s Dr Ho Pak-leung told a radio programme on Monday. Photo: Winson Wong
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