Editorial comment – Coronavirus threat

Passengers wear masks at the West Kowloon high-speed railway station as Hong Kong braces itself for a potential mass outbreak of coronavirus. Picture: REUTERS

In the face of the increasing number of coronavirus cases worldwide, Health Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete reckons there is no need to close our borders. Yesterday, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said there were no confirmed cases of people infected with the coronavirus. That in itself will be probably be reassuring. The number of people infected […]

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