Yuk Wah Chan is an associate professor in the Department of Asian and International Studies at City University of Hong Kong. A trained anthropologist, she is interested in international migration, cross-border governance, food and identity research.
Doctors here and in the West are trained in Western medicine, yet disagree on whether masks protect us against Covid-19. Social distancing is the norm in the West, where Asians in masks have been targeted. Are cultural differences at work?