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Abenomask is a Japanese political wird namit after Shinzo Abe. It is usit i Japan for twa meanings:[1][2][3][4]

  1. The Japanese governmental action tae give reusable surgical masks for ivery family (this policy wis made i order tae respond the COVID-19 outbreak).
  2. The surgical mask gien bi the policy abuin.

Similar actions i other regions[eedit | eedit soorce]

Abenomask-like actions are taken i other regions includin Spain[5] an the Unitit States[6] etc.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. "Japan's Coronavirus Mask Handout Tainted by Gripes Over Mould, Stains, Insects". The New York Times (in Inglis). 22 Apryle 2020. Retrieved 23 Apryle 2020.
  2. "Abe faces calls for decisive action after 'Abenomask' blunder". nikkei asia reviews (in Inglis). 3 Apryle 2020. Retrieved 23 Apryle 2020.
  3. Japan’s Abe Taken to Task Over Itsy-Bitsy Masks (The Wall Street Journal, 2020.4.21); Anger as Japanese Prime Minister offers two cloth masks per family while refusing to declare coronavirus emergency (CNN, 2020.4.2); Coronavirus: Japan PM gets social media roasting for offering free cloth masks (South China Morning Post, 2020.4.2); Two masks, no lockdown: Japan PM's latest coronavirus step riles social media (Reuters, 2020.4.2)
  4. From Abenomics to Abenomask: Japan Mask Plan Meets With Derision (Bloomberg, 2020.4.2); You've got mail: 'Abenomask' distribution starts in Japan (France 24, 2020.4.17); Coronavirus measure in Japan of 2 masks per home taken as April Fool's joke, mocked as 'Abenomask' (Fox News, 2020.4.2)
  5. Sawer, Patrick (11 Apryle 2020). "Spain to hand out free face masks for commuters to help return to work". The Telegraph (in Inglis). ISSN 0307-1235. Retrieved 26 Apryle 2020.
  6. Sheriff, Hennepin (20 Apryle 2020). "This weekend, the HCSO distributed 100 cloth face masks to the community at the Brian Coyle Center in the Cedar-Riverside neighborhood. The CDC recommends everyone wear cloth face coverings in public places. We are planning to hold more mask distribution events soon.pic.twitter.com/1mZrPgMgQ6". @HennepinSheriff (in Inglis). Retrieved 26 Apryle 2020.