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Epidemic|Zhang Zhujun: Wearing a mask indoors and refusing to comment on Carrie Lam's press conference

2022-01-25T11:22:09.534Z

Hong Kong's new crown pneumonia epidemic is severe, but Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has taken off her mask when attending press conferences for the past six months. Zhang Zhujun, director of the Infectious Diseases Division of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health, was asked today (25th) if there are indoor places



Hong Kong's new crown pneumonia epidemic is severe, but Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor has taken off her mask when attending press conferences for the past six months.

Zhang Zhujun, director of the Infectious Diseases Division of the Centre for Health Protection of the Department of Health, was asked today (25th) whether it is necessary to wear masks in indoor places. She believes that indoor air circulation is more restricted than outdoors, "The longer the exposure time in public places, the greater the chance of infection. , if you are pure in the room, you should wear a mask.”


However, regarding the situation of Lin Zhengyue, Zhang Zhujun responded, "I will not comment on the situation of individual individuals."


Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor met reporters before attending the Executive Council this morning. She personally explained that the practice of not wearing a mask is to clearly convey emotions to the public, which is one of the duties of the Chief Executive.

(Photo by Luo Junhao)

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Yuan Guoyong once pointed out that social leaders should lead by example

When Carrie Lam attended press conferences in recent months, even if she originally wore a surgical mask, she would remove the mask before speaking.

A few days ago, Yuan Guoyong, an expert adviser to the government, was asked about his opinion on Carrie Lam's actions, and he once pointed out that social leaders need to lead by example.

Carrie Lam explained today that if she wears a mask when she speaks, "the citizens will not be able to appreciate the emotions conveyed by the Chief Executive and feel my emotions." situation.

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Zhang Zhujun: I will not comment on individual circumstances

At today's press conference on the epidemic, Zhang Zhujun was asked about the spread of the same mutant virus Omicron, even if he wears a mask. Will the public be advised to wear a mask when speaking indoors?

She responded that the outdoors is a place where the air circulates, and even if there is short-distance air transmission, as long as it is "far away or the wind is good, it is not easy to spread."

Zhang emphasized that the indoor environment is different from the outdoor environment, due to the limited air circulation and the problem of ventilation.

She believes that eating indoors is unavoidable, and calls on the public to minimize talking. "It's getting too late, so don't wait for the time." She also pointed out that the longer the exposure time in public places, the greater the risk of infection. Just wear a mask.” If a family member has symptoms or is a high-risk person, try to wear a mask.

Some reporters asked whether they would recommend Carrie Lam to wear a mask?

Zhang Zhujun said: "I won't comment on individual circumstances."

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Xu Yingwei knew to stay a few years ago Carrie Lam ordered a leave of absence: Disappointment still, officials must not embarrass the government without wearing a mask Carrie Lam: Citizens should feel my emotions

Chief Executive Election|The nomination period has not yet been gazetted Carrie Lam pointed out that there is still room to respond to whether she will participate in the election without wearing a mask Opportunity to resist seeking help from the mainland for testing

Source: hk1

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