The Fire Services Department mascot ‘Anyone’ (in blue) showing how to administer CPR at the launching event of the department’s official Facebook page. Photo: Christy Leung

Hongkongers’ reluctance to provide first aid in emergencies prompts call for ‘Good Samaritan law’ to protect those who help

  • Advocates for legislation cite studies that show less willingness to administer to strangers than elsewhere in the region
  • They say proposed law would indemnify first aid providers against prosecution and also safeguard against abusive practices
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The Fire Services Department mascot ‘Anyone’ (in blue) showing how to administer CPR at the launching event of the department’s official Facebook page. Photo: Christy Leung
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