Dr Wong Ka-hing (pictured), former head of the Centre for Health Protection, was replaced by his deputy on Friday. Photo: Handout Dr Wong Ka-hing (pictured), former head of the Centre for Health Protection, was replaced by his deputy on Friday. Photo: Handout
Dr Wong Ka-hing (pictured), former head of the Centre for Health Protection, was replaced by his deputy on Friday. Photo: Handout

Head of Hong Kong’s Centre for Health Protection moved, stripped of coronavirus-related duties in ‘unusual’ mid-pandemic personnel change

  • Insiders insist move is not demotion for outgoing controller Dr Wong Ka-hing, but one of them notes it is odd to ‘change a general in the midst of a war’
  • Leadership churn follows questions over the agency’s competence in handling contact tracing, lockdown operations

Topic |   Coronavirus pandemic
Dr Wong Ka-hing (pictured), former head of the Centre for Health Protection, was replaced by his deputy on Friday. Photo: Handout Dr Wong Ka-hing (pictured), former head of the Centre for Health Protection, was replaced by his deputy on Friday. Photo: Handout
Dr Wong Ka-hing (pictured), former head of the Centre for Health Protection, was replaced by his deputy on Friday. Photo: Handout
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