Paxlovid, Pfizer’s anti-viral medication to treat Covid-19. Photo: Reuters
Paxlovid, Pfizer’s anti-viral medication to treat Covid-19. Photo: Reuters

Hong Kong customs targets smugglers taking Covid-19 medicines to Macau and mainland China, seize drugs worth more than HK$10 million

  • Tightened checks at all control points result in arrests, drugs intercepted over past six weeks
  • Shortage of such medicines in mainland China after spike in infections likely reason for smuggling trend