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Sars scars fuel fear in HK as Mers virus plan starts

Friday, June 12, 2015 - 05:50
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When images of spacesuit-clad health workers cordoning off a Hong Kong clinic over a suspected Mers case appeared online this week, the effects were immediate: stocks dropped and a social media frenzy began.

Hong Kong

WHEN images of spacesuit-clad health workers cordoning off a Hong Kong clinic over a suspected Mers case appeared online this week, the effects were immediate: stocks dropped and a social media frenzy began.

The patient in question tested negative for the virus and the