Interview with AIDS expert & virologist Dr David Ho (何大一)

As Covid-19 continues to ravage societies and blight or even end the lives of many, scientists are looking for different types of therapeutic treatments to treat and prevent the coronavirus. One such initiative involves antibodies.

In this week’s show, we talked to Dr David Ho online about his recent pioneering research into using human antibodies to fight Covid-19.

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《早辰 早晨》: 不一樣的開學

【不一樣的開學】

第三波疫情發展至今,已經接近一個月。政府昨天宣布會再延長現行的社交距離措施, 包括二人限聚令、室內室外強制戴口罩令、禁晚市堂食等等,措施暫定延長至8月11 日。

對於不少學生來說,今年過著不一樣的暑假,還有不一樣的開學。

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《早辰 早晨》: 押後選舉?

【押後選舉?】

本港第三波疫情持續惡化,多名建制派人士都建議政府考慮押後9月的立法會選舉。政府專家顧問許樹昌就建議,政府可以等多一個月才決定是否如期舉行立法會選舉,到時候可以採取各項措施,以確保公共衛生。

在疫情擴散下,全球各地的政府,就繼續選舉與否有不同的取態。

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Inside India’s Lockdown

In this week’s show, we looked at the world’s second most populous country, India. Currently, it has the fourth-highest number of Covid-19 cases globally, and the highest number in Asia.

India, home to 1.3 billion people, is currently undergoing one of the world’s strictest lockdowns.

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World Health Organisation’s Handling of Covid-19

Since the Covid-19 outbreak began, the World Health Organization (WHO) has been criticised for its slowness in declaring the coronavirus to be a global pandemic, and for defending China’s handling of the epidemic.

A few places have seemed to have things more under control though. One of them is Taiwan.

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