Street cleaners wait in line to receive free face masks in Hong Kong on February 14. Photo: EPA-EFEStreet cleaners wait in line to receive free face masks in Hong Kong on February 14. Photo: EPA-EFE
Street cleaners wait in line to receive free face masks in Hong Kong on February 14. Photo: EPA-EFE
Teele Rebane
Opinion

Opinion

Teele Rebane

Coronavirus crisis: why wearing masks in panicking Hong Kong makes us more miserable

  • Studies have shown we recognise happy emotions from scanning the lower half of other faces and negative feelings from the top half. In a city where everyone is wearing a mask, the emotions that register these days are panic and anger

Street cleaners wait in line to receive free face masks in Hong Kong on February 14. Photo: EPA-EFEStreet cleaners wait in line to receive free face masks in Hong Kong on February 14. Photo: EPA-EFE
Street cleaners wait in line to receive free face masks in Hong Kong on February 14. Photo: EPA-EFE
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