Public health

After SARS: working class and democratic struggle revives in Hong Kong

Winter/Spring 2003

Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), like cholera and most other diseases, arises as a consequence of the conditions of poverty. In this instance, from the initial transference of the disease from wild animal markets into the slum conditions created by capitalism in Guangdong — where 40% of China’s manufacturing is based. Now diners are back… Read more »