Hongkongers and residents fleeing Covid-19 outbreak confronted with hard decisions about jobs, children’s schooling

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Hongkongers and residents fleeing Covid-19 outbreak confronted with hard decisions about jobs, children’s schooling

As a cordon sanitaire tightened around Hong Kong and the local population stockpiled surgical masks, rice and toilet paper, local flag carrier Cathay Pacific quietly laid on extra flights to far-flung destinations such as New York and Vancouver so that people could escape the city.Sami Hine joined the throngs deserting Hong Kong to wait out the new coronavirus. She frantically searched for a mask for her child to wear on the plane. “I’m flying back to the UK tomorrow night with my daughter to…

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