People queue outside Watsons for masks at a branch in Whampoa. Photo: Nora Tam People queue outside Watsons for masks at a branch in Whampoa. Photo: Nora Tam
People queue outside Watsons for masks at a branch in Whampoa. Photo: Nora Tam

Coronavirus: love was in the air but all Hongkongers cared about was getting a face mask, new survey of social media shows

  • Epidemic Index 2.0 report focused on online posts since the start of the year
  • People were at their happiest on Valentine’s Day when protective gear became widely available, while fear peaked on January 5

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
People queue outside Watsons for masks at a branch in Whampoa. Photo: Nora Tam People queue outside Watsons for masks at a branch in Whampoa. Photo: Nora Tam
People queue outside Watsons for masks at a branch in Whampoa. Photo: Nora Tam
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