Customers buy face masks in Tokyo's Akihabara area on January 27. Photo: Charly Triballeau/AFP

Coronavirus: mask ‘trend’ is a thing for Instagram influencers and fashion lovers as shortages hit Asia

  • As the struggle to find face masks hits the headlines in Asia, social media influencers are posting selfies wearing masks
  • Masks are being made to reflect political agendas too, including masks bearing the Taiwanese national flag
Topic |   Fashion
Customers buy face masks in Tokyo's Akihabara area on January 27. Photo: Charly Triballeau/AFP
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