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Hong Kong child abuse cases rise sharply during Covid-19 pandemic, some parents stressed by job, money worries, experts say

When a three-year-old boy showed up with fingernail marks all over his swollen legs last month, his kindergarten teacher noticed immediately.A medical examination confirmed her suspicion, that the boy was a victim of child abuse.He has attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), and has problems paying attention or sitting still, and lacks self-control.His mother used to take care of him at home while his father worked as a driver. But the parents switched roles about two months ago, when…

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