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Coronavirus: Hong Kong health expert slams new 14-day quarantine for discharged patients as ‘unethical’, rights group urges cash support

A leading Hong Kong health expert has labelled a new 14-day quarantine requirement for recovered Covid-19 patients as “unethical”, while a major patients’ rights group has suggested the government should offer cash payments for low-income residents forced to undergo it.Professor Benjamin Cowling of the University of Hong Kong, a top epidemiologist in the city, on Wednesday launched a scathing attack on the policy change – aimed at easing Beijing concerns and reopening the border – branding it …

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