I’m tired of Covid-19. And as much as I try to avoid it – as we have all been trying to do – the novel coronavirus remains that annoying, attention-seeking, self-absorbed party pooper. It is humbling that all these lives have been lost to Covid-19; it’s also almost absurd how badly we are faring against it. Our basic need to breathe makes us susceptible.

The Hong Kong public has been diagnosed with “anti-epidemic fatigue” by officials and experts. But there is little sign that the government…