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Foreigners in Japan should stop whining and put a mask on

Why do some people get so agitated about helping to save lives?

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Tokyo's Shibuya shopping district on May 5: When the pandemic came to town, people popped on a mask knowing that would do the job.   © Sipa/AP

Melanie Brock is a specialist in Japan-APAC relations. She has her own consultancy and is a senior adviser at FGS Global.

It is not that I like wearing a mask. Nor do I like seeing my grandchildren having to wear masks.

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