29 Jan 2020

Hong Kong shuts off links with China

From Morning Report, 7:27 am on 29 January 2020

Hong Kong has shut off links with mainland China in a bid to slow the spread of coronavirus.

Both the high-speed rail link and ferries between Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland are to be closed.

In Hong Kong the coronavirus has revived memories of the deadly SARS outbreak of the early 2000s.

It was one of the hardest hit regions, with 300 people killed by that virus.

Corin Dann spoke to Hong Kong correspondent Grace Lee aabout the anger about the government's response to the outbreak.