Microbiologist Professor Yuen Kwok-yung (centre) visits Choi Wan Estate during a lockdown earlier this year. Photo: Edmond So
Microbiologist Professor Yuen Kwok-yung (centre) visits Choi Wan Estate during a lockdown earlier this year. Photo: Edmond So

Dangerous ‘one-tone approach’ or a clear and centralised Covid policy? Unpacking why Hong Kong’s health experts have been told to keep mum

  • Insiders say expert panel was told to stick with government’s main messages on managing pandemic
  • Tensions arose after some experts favoured easing restrictions to build up community immunity

Microbiologist Professor Yuen Kwok-yung (centre) visits Choi Wan Estate during a lockdown earlier this year. Photo: Edmond So
Microbiologist Professor Yuen Kwok-yung (centre) visits Choi Wan Estate during a lockdown earlier this year. Photo: Edmond So
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