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Hong Kong’s shortage of births goes from bad to worse as Covid-19 health risks deter women from having babies

After seven years together, Poon and her fiancé were ready to marry and start a family last year, but the Covid-19 pandemic spoiled their plans. At 33, she worries that her chances of getting pregnant will decline as she grows older. The Hongkonger, who works in finance and asked to be identified by only her surname, says she and her fiancé, also 33, put their wedding plans on hold as the lockdown and travel restrictions meant their friends abroad could not come for the wedding. After…

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