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Don’t treat helpers as scapegoats for Hong Kong’s struggling vaccine drive

Covid-19 has too often brought out the worst in many societies around the world, particularly in terms of aggravating income, racial, gender and other inequalities. Hong Kong, despite its relative success in combating the pandemic, is unfortunately no exception.The recent testing order for all of the nearly 400,000 foreign domestic helpers in the city, and plans (suspended after a diplomatic backlash) to make vaccination mandatory before renewal of their contracts is exhibit A.Officials seemed…

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