PolyU research reveals that over 10% Hong Kong people exhibit PTSD symptoms one year after the onset of the pandemic; Severity of symptoms is associated with time spent watching pandemic-related news

HONG KONG SAR – Media OutReach25 May 2022 – Two years on, various activities in the community have been gradually resuming amid the COVID-19 pandemic as social distancing measures are further relaxed. Living under the shadow of the pandemic has been exhausting, many are not only tired of battling COVID, but also exhibit different levels of mental distress or even trauma. Unhealthy mental status is something that should not be disregarded as it may entail different kinds of issues.