Hongkongers check their smartphones during the health crisis, but many visually impaired residents struggle to use news apps, depriving them of key updates. Photo: Felix Wong

Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s visually impaired deprived of Covid-19 information with half of Chinese-language news apps inaccessible, NGO finds

  • Hong Kong Blind Union says 2,000 kept out of the loop over city’s infected tally, mask availability and other important updates
  • Five of the 10 Chinese-language media reviewed fell short in areas such as font size and screen display
Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Hongkongers check their smartphones during the health crisis, but many visually impaired residents struggle to use news apps, depriving them of key updates. Photo: Felix Wong
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