In Japan do I have to wear a mask?
In Japan, it is common to wear masks even in September 2022. There is no law in Japan requiring the wearing of masks, but there is an unspoken agreement. Are the Japanese still afraid of COVID-19? Partially yes. Japanese TV still reports daily that the number of COVID-19 cases is still high. Cases of sequelae and severe cases due to COVID-19 are frequently reported. But most of Japanese people have noticed: COVID-19 is not to be feared. Masks are not very effective in preventing infection. Vaccines do not prevent infection. Nevertheless, Japanese people still wear masks in public places. Why? This is because many people still wear masks, and thoseRead more