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Easing of Covid-19 rules: My heart sank while others cheered

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A few days before Chinese New Year, I almost had a panic attack in the middle of a supermarket.

I was looking for tang oh, a vegetable popular in steamboat, for my family's reunion dinner, when throngs and throngs of people started pouring in.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on May 15, 2022, with the headline Easing of Covid-19 rules: My heart sank while others cheered. Subscribe