Why East Asian Countries Were Wearing Masks Long Before COVID-19
“My parents told me it was to keep myself and others safe,” she told HuffPost. “I would see others wear masks as well, especially during the winter seasons.”
The masks weren’t just a medical accessory, she said. For many, they served an aesthetic purpose: something a woman might put on to cover a makeup-less face while running errands or a K-Pop star might slip on to avoid being spotted by fans in an airport.
Cho distinctly remembers that when her family moved to New York, her mom told her that she had …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]