Hong Kong health workers, activists urge boycott of mass COVID-19 testing

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Share this content Bookmark HONG KONG: A Hong Kong union of healthcare workers and several activists, including Joshua Wong, called on Sunday (Aug 30) for a boycott of the government's universal coronavirus testing plan, in which medical staff from mainland China are set to assist. From Tuesday, a 60-strong mainland team is due to conduct tests in the first direct help from China's health officials for the city as it battles the pandemic. But the effort comes at a sensitive time for the former British colony, as anxiety runs high over what many of its 7.5 million residents see as...