Mission impossible for disabled Hong Kong residents hunting face masks

HONG KONG -- Hong Kong's disabled residents and their carers say they feel increasingly trapped in their apartments and abandoned by authorities as the coronavirus-struck city is engulfed with panic-buying and face mask shortages. For the last fortnight, queues have sprung up across the densely-packed business hub as Hong Kongers jostle for the latest delivery of face masks, toilet rolls and cleaning products. It is a free-for-all that Steven Yan dreads. Diagnosed with muscular atrophy 14 years ago, Yan uses a wheelchair to get around. He has tried to find face masks near his apartment but has only succeeded once in the last month, queuing for six hours to get his hands o...Keep on reading: Mission impossible for disabled Hong Kong residents hunting face masks

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