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Coronavirus: Hong Kong’s Lingnan University distances itself from ‘politicised’ student union after mass email refers to ‘Wuhan pneumonia’

A publicly funded Hong Kong university has distanced itself from its student union and accused it of becoming “highly politicised” after the group referred to Covid-19 as “Wuhan pneumonia” in a mass email sent to their peers and refused to amend the term.Lingnan University, which called the phrase “very inappropriate” and expressed regret over the union’s refusal to heed management’s request to change it, said it would suspend the student group’s ability to send bulk emails and “reserve the…

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