The Regal Airport Hotel Hong Kong. Photo: Wikipedia
The Regal Airport Hotel Hong Kong. Photo: Wikipedia

Coronavirus Hong Kong: ‘selfish’ mask design blamed in cross infection involving two guests at Regal Airport Hotel

  • Genome sequencing analysis confirms the two individuals infected with same N501Y variant
  • One of the guests had chosen to wear a reusable mask with a valve, which a leading microbiologist said fails to filter air when it is breathed out

The Regal Airport Hotel Hong Kong. Photo: Wikipedia
The Regal Airport Hotel Hong Kong. Photo: Wikipedia
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