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Hong Kong celebrates the end of the epidemic regulations.

The Hong Kong government is lifting most covid-related restrictions after nearly three seemingly interminable years. WhatsApp messages and questions began flying on the group chat of the Club Managers’ Association. Shelves were empty across the city, with no word on when new supplies might arrive. “Panadol out of stock,” pharmacist at Hong Kong shop. Coronavirus rapid antigen home self-test kits, known as RAT, also disappeared from shelves. RATs had become so ubiquitous that even private dinner hosts would ask guests to RSVP for them.