Yeah, it's more a "protect others" than "protect yourself" thing. Would be nice to have a higher acceptance of face masks in non-asian countries.
@bleeptrack the problem is that in Europe or North America using a mask is seen as a "possible threat to security" by the police.
Hope it changes after this pandemic /o\
@bufalo1973 @bleeptrack I think it really depends on the type of mask + situation, normal surgical style or particle/air filter in normal use I don't see is much of an issue. I often wear a mask when winter cycling & never had an issue, also occasionally see Asian people wearing surgical masks on the bus etc and no one makes an issue about it. I think a bigger issue in uptake is the individualist "I protect me" vs prosocial "I protect you" attitudes.
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