Professor Yuen Kwok-yung, a microbiologist from the University of Hong Kong, visits the Hung Hom Market earlier this month after a cluster of Covid-19 cases was reported there. Photo: Felix Wong Professor Yuen Kwok-yung, a microbiologist from the University of Hong Kong, visits the Hung Hom Market earlier this month after a cluster of Covid-19 cases was reported there. Photo: Felix Wong
Professor Yuen Kwok-yung, a microbiologist from the University of Hong Kong, visits the Hung Hom Market earlier this month after a cluster of Covid-19 cases was reported there. Photo: Felix Wong

Coronavirus: fourth wave could be in store for Hong Kong, but even a speedy return to normalcy would be a ‘pyrrhic victory’, expert warns

  • Professor Yuen Kwok-yung, who advises the government on the pandemic, says infections could spike again as temperatures fall
  • Yuen also calls for ‘watertight’ border controls, and for people to record their own movements to facilitate contact tracing in the event of infection

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Professor Yuen Kwok-yung, a microbiologist from the University of Hong Kong, visits the Hung Hom Market earlier this month after a cluster of Covid-19 cases was reported there. Photo: Felix Wong Professor Yuen Kwok-yung, a microbiologist from the University of Hong Kong, visits the Hung Hom Market earlier this month after a cluster of Covid-19 cases was reported there. Photo: Felix Wong
Professor Yuen Kwok-yung, a microbiologist from the University of Hong Kong, visits the Hung Hom Market earlier this month after a cluster of Covid-19 cases was reported there. Photo: Felix Wong
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