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Hong Kong’s face mask shortage highlights injustice inflicted on vulnerable communities

Epidemics intensify existing structural injustices and marginalisation. Amid the mask shortage and panic buying of cleaning supplies in Hong Kong, marginalised communities like ethnic minorities, disabled people, the elderly, poor families, and street cleaners are the most harmed. Their social positions render them more vulnerable not only to infections, but also to further stigmatisation and […]