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    Not only Superheroes wear Masks

    Masks are normal. If you walk on the streets of East Asian cities, you’re coming across a familiar picture. Masks everywhere. Are these people all suppressed drones? Masks, albeit to a lesser extent, were a normal sight even before Corona. The reason is quite simple. Chinese, Japanese, Koreans, all East Asians wear masks to protect themselves and their fellow human beings. No one is ashamed, no one is horrified. Wearing a mask, you are not perceived as a weirdo. Masks against viruses Those who are on the road during flu season, commute in subways or travel in public places teeming with sneezing and coughing people, have long put on a…