Trudy Rubin

Trudy Rubin is a columnist and editorial-board member for the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Over the past decade she has made multiple trips to Iraq, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Egypt, Turkey, Israel and the West Bank and also written from Syria, Tunisia, Lebanon, Iran, Russia, Ukraine, South Korea and China.

Japan crushed COVID-19 by masking. US could too.

And the history of Japan’s masking habits holds surprising lessons for Americans — while offering hope they could be duplicated in the U.S.