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A webpage that integrate relevant information about high risk areas, patients' condition, dubious stores and self-protection tips

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This is a website designated for information related to Coronavirus in HK.  It includes latest update, in terms of reported, investigating, confirmed, discharged and death.  It also provide details for the cases, high-risk areas, dubious pharmacies, health tips etc.  It helps to understand the status all in one location.  The opportunity area is to provide further details of the patients, such as whether they wore masks etc. 



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https://wars.vote4.hk/en/

Did this resource motivate you to change your behaviors?

  • Yes

In what ways did you change your behaviors as a result of this resource?

Having the latest update on the Coronavirus situation would make me aware the impact of the virus, and stay home more to avoid the spread.

Did you share this information with your network?

  • Yes

In what ways did you share this information?

WhatsApp messages

Where are you getting information around COVID-19?

  • Local Government
  • News: Television
  • News: Digital
  • Social Media
  • WHO (World Health Organization)
  • Word of Mouth

What information do you feel you are missing about COVID-19?

I found the most inconsistent information around the globe about protecting ourselves from COVID-19 is about whether we should wear masks.  In the WHO website, it indicates that we don't need to wear masks unless we need to get in touch with those who suffer COVID-19.  However, we learned that the patients who carry COVID-19 could have no symptom and spread around.  I feel that the suggestion of not wearing masks don't sound very convincing.


What populations or personas are not currently being addressed with today’s COVID-19 information?

I think each country need to design COVID-19 information to address own country needs, particularly if the behaviour change required has conflicts with certain culture.  It's important to highlight the importance of changing certain culture protocol/behaviours in order to tackle this virus effectively.

What is your current profession?

Project Management

In what city are you located?

Hong Kong

In what country are you located?

HKSAR, China

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I agree, even a homemade mask made from a tshirt, pillowcase, or bra (see openideo project) is better than nothing and everyone should be wearing something.