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Masks Control People, Not Viruses

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by Patrick   $0.28 total tips   💰tip   follow   2021 Apr 20, 8:45am  


Published online 2020 Nov 22.

Facemasks in the COVID-19 era: A health hypothesis
Baruch Vainshelboim⁎

Many countries across the globe utilized medical and non-medical facemasks as non-pharmaceutical intervention for reducing the transmission and infectivity of coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19). Although, scientific evidence supporting facemasks’ efficacy is lacking, adverse physiological, psychological and health effects are established. Is has been hypothesized that facemasks have compromised safety and efficacy profile and should be avoided from use. The current article comprehensively summarizes scientific evidences with respect to wearing facemasks in the COVID-19 era, providing prosper information for public health and decisions making. ...

The existing scientific evidences challenge the safety and efficacy of wearing facemask as preventive intervention for COVID-19. The data suggest that both medical and non-medical facemasks are ineffective to block human-to-human transmission of viral and infectious disease such SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19, supporting against the usage of facemasks. Wearing facemasks has been demonstrated to have substantial adverse physiological and psychological effects. These include hypoxia, hypercapnia, shortness of breath, increased acidity and toxicity, activation of fear and stress response, rise in stress hormones, immunosuppression, fatigue, headaches, decline in cognitive performance, predisposition for viral and infectious illnesses, chronic stress, anxiety and depression. Long-term consequences of wearing facemask can cause health deterioration, developing and progression of chronic diseases and premature death. Governments, policy makers and health organizations should utilize prosper and scientific evidence-based approach with respect to wearing facemasks, when the latter is considered as preventive intervention for public health.

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551   Onvacation   2022 Jun 1, 5:38pm  

We still see the people wearing N-95s while walking in the park.
At this point I just kind of pity their mental disease.
552   Misc   2022 Jun 1, 7:41pm  

Misc says

Once upon a time, the DOJ, said it would appeal a judges ruling against mandatory mask wearing on airplanes if the CDC asked it to. Well, the CDC asked the DOJ to appeal and the DOJ said it would.

It seems that settled science (political science) has trumped this stance as it seems this case has been put to the wayside.

The DOJ is supposed to be apolitical. Just add this to the Department of Jokes memes.

They must've heard me bitching and filed. They still don't deserve a paycheck.

553   PeopleUnited   2022 Jun 2, 6:32am  

Onvacation says

We still see the people wearing N-95s while walking in the park.
At this point I just kind of pity their mental disease.

They are pitiful, but also dangerous. This level of mental illness is a threat to society.
554   Patrick   2022 Jun 4, 10:14pm  


“Our data indicate that children are at far greater risk of critical illness from influenza than from COVID-19.” Source (JAMA Network)

“Children and young people remain at low risk from COVID-19 mortality.” Source (OSF PrePrint)

“…children are not the main drivers of SARS-CoV-2 transmission.” Source (CMAJ Group)

Children rarely transmit infection to others and more frequently have an asymptomatic or mild course compared to adults. Source (Journal of Medical Virology)

Asymptomatic spread in long-exposure, household settings was less than 1%. Source (JAMANetwork)

“…could not provide evidence for a relevant asymptomatic spread… in childcare facilities… in a low nor a high prevalence setting.” Source (MedRxIV)

“For adults living with children there is no evidence of an increased risk of severe COVID outcomes” Source (MedRxIV)

Increased household exposure to kids was associated w/ a smaller risk of testing positive or hospitalization w/ Covid Source (MedRxIV)

“…we did not note any association between mask use and risk…” Source (The Lancet)

“Evidence regarding the effectiveness of non-medical face masks for the prevention of COVID-19 is scarce.” Source (ECDC)

“…people must not touch their masks, must change their single-use masks frequently or wash them regularly…” Source (BMJ)

The effectiveness of high-grade masks for flue was linked to correct usage. Source (NIH)

Children have a lower tolerance to wearing masks and may fail to use them properly. Source (ECDC)

“…household use of face masks is associated with low adherence and is ineffective for controlling seasonal respiratory disease.” Source (EID)

“…it’s difficult for some autistic people to wear masks because of sensitivity issues,” Source (OAR)

Deaf and Disabled children can feel isolated from other children and adults who are wearing masks. Source (The Guardian)

“Extended mask-wearing by the general population could lead to relevant effects and consequences in many medical fields.” Source (MDPI)

“Psychosocial, biological, and immunological risks for children and pupils…” Source (BMJ)

School masks: face coverings could damage children’s speech development, warn scientists. Source (The Telegraph)

“…wearing masks throughout the day can hinder language and socio-emotional development, particularly for younger children.” Source (AAP)

A database tracking mask mandates has seen no clear benefit to masking children Source (Qualtrics Dashboard)

“…the data shows that districts’ face covering policies do not impact the spread of the virus,” Source (FL Education Board)

Delta does not seem to change the game No difference in risk of hospitalisation between Delta variant and Alpha Source (MedRxIV)

The viral dynamics of the Delta variant are similar to those of Alpha. Source (MedRxIV)

Studies in favor of school masking have been extremely flawed North Carolina study without a control group.Source (WSJ)

CDC (MMWR) studies have numerous flaws. Source (Thread)
560   Patrick   2022 Jun 17, 9:41am  


We’ll get into the details shortly, but the conclusion gives a fantastic overview of the results:

While no cause-effect conclusions could be inferred from this observational analysis, the lack of negative correlations between mask usage and COVID-19 cases and deaths suggest that the widespread use of masks at a time when an effective intervention was most needed, i.e., during the strong 2020-2021 autumn-winter peak, was not able to reduce COVID-19 transmission. Moreover, the moderate positive correlation between mask usage and deaths in Western Europe also suggests that the universal use of masks may have had harmful unintended consequences.
561   Patrick   2022 Jun 17, 9:42am  


The paper’s stated most important finding: “... contrary to the accepted thought that fewer people are dying because infection rates are reduced by masks, this was not the case … Results from this study strongly suggest that mask mandates actually caused about 1.5 times the number of deaths or ~50% more deaths compared to no mask mandates.” The study theorized that the so-called “Foegen effect,” whereby hypercondensed droplets caught by masks are re-inhaled and introduced deeper into the respiratory tract, could be responsible for the increased Covid mortality rate.
563   Bd6r   2022 Jun 29, 12:30pm  

I am at Bush airport N of Houston. Federal checkpoints have "masks mandatory" signs with officers wearing them. Over 95% of diverse Texans dont and just ignore the signs. Officers dont say anything.
A few older and infirm people are the only ones wearing masks. In contrast, my wife returned recently from Minneapolis and it is infected with maskholes.

I think we are separating more and more into two different countries.
564   GNLusedtobeWineHorr   2022 Jun 29, 12:43pm  

Bd6r says

I am at Bush airport N of Houston. Federal checkpoints have "masks mandatory" signs with officers wearing them. Over 95% of diverse Texans dont and just ignore the signs. Officers dont say anything.
A few older and infirm people are the only ones wearing masks. In contrast, my wife returned recently from Minneapolis and it is infected with maskholes.

I think we are separating more and more into two different countries.

I sure hope so. Tiz the answer to the insanity imo.
565   Patrick   2022 Jul 1, 1:59pm  

That's the virus on the left.

567   Patrick   2022 Jul 5, 9:22am  


David Anber, Criminal Lawyer 🇨🇦
It’s hilarious when the mask-obsessed finally realize that there’s no rhyme or reason to mandatory mask rules.

Don S. Dizon MD 🇬🇺
Jul 4
Recalling my recent trip via #pearsonairport in #Toronto. Security made me change masks- paper mask mandated. No others allowed...including N95. 😐and no one could explain the rationale. #covid19
569   WookieMan   2022 Jul 5, 12:01pm  

Patrick says

These findings suggest that mask use might pose a yet unknown threat to the user instead of protecting them, making mask mandates a debatable epidemiologic intervention.

I'm not hippy dippy, but we do go to a holistic pediatrician. Still get the normal vaccinations. The doc is a really cool chick. She has to require masks I guess getting into the building. Once in the room though she says take that shit off. Not a joke. In front of my kid. If she was hot my dick would have punctured my shorts.

First time I've worn a mask since flying to Mexico. Was fucking weird. 6 months I think? Travel is the only time I put one on now at this point.
572   Onvacation   2022 Jul 9, 4:42pm  

Full picture

573   Onvacation   2022 Jul 9, 4:45pm  

Smoke goes right through masks and the coronavirus is much smaller.

In Mexico City right now and often a majority of people walking down the street are masked. Can't go into any museum without them.
574   Patrick   2022 Jul 11, 11:44am  


Carbon dioxide rises beyond acceptable safety levels in children under nose and mouth covering: Results of an experimental measurement study in healthy children
Environ Res. 2022 Sep; 212: 113564. 2022 May 28. doi: 10.1016/j.envres.2022.113564

This shocking paper had no coverage by the state-sponsored media, even though it shows that the average CO2 levels in inhaled air with nose and mouth coverings in children between age 6 and 17 is well beyond acceptable levels. ...

In conclusion we have produced experimental data that show that carbon dioxide content in inhaled air rises on average to 13,000 to 13,750 ppm no matter whether children wear a surgical or an FFP2 mask. This is far beyond the level of 2,000 ppm considered the limit of acceptability and beyond the 1,000 ppm that are normal for air in closed rooms. This estimate is rather on the low side, as we only measured this after a short time without physical exertion. Decision makers and law courts should take this into consideration when establishing rules and guidance to fight infections.
576   WookieMan   2022 Jul 14, 5:36am  

Onvacation says

In Mexico City right now and often a majority of people walking down the street are masked. Can't go into any museum without them.

They generally didn't enforce it the two times I went, but that was Cancun area. Probably to not hurt tourism. I've never gotten sick in Mexico and I usually forget to use the bottled water when brushing my teeth. Otherwise it's mimosa or beer. I do not trust their water supply though some hotels/resorts have their own filtration. Mexico City is obviously a different trip, but I'm betting you're getting some great authentic Mexican food. I want a taco now...

Tangent aside, masks obviously don't do shit or covid would have ceased to exist and our own medial god Fauci said they didn't work.
579   Patrick   2022 Jul 21, 11:09am  


Bacterial and fungal isolation from face masks under the COVID-19 pandemic ...

We propose that immunocompromised people should avoid repeated use of masks to prevent microbial infection.
581   Onvacation   2022 Jul 28, 12:01pm  

Patrick says


The study has reinforced the well known fact that masks limit people spitting on each other.
584   Patrick   2022 Jul 29, 2:13pm  


More Cities Vote Not to Enforce LA County’s Mask Mandate Proposal

With a decision expected tomorrow on whether Los Angeles County will re-impose an indoor mask mandate due to COVID-19, officials from several cities said they will not enforce such a rule if it is implemented.

585   Misc   2022 Jul 29, 2:19pm  

There is no indoor mask mandate.

The scum saw that people were buying tar from Home Depot and feather pillows online.

586   Misc   2022 Jul 29, 2:24pm  

If you are wondering about the DOJ case fighting for the CDC to be able to impose mask mandates on flights....well...the science has changed (the political science).

Since the DOJ filed the case on June 1 and hasn't done shit since then, the "emergency" powers kinda lost their importance.
587   Patrick   2022 Jul 30, 6:15pm  

Wow, Canadians are disobeying the stupid and dehumanizing mask mandate, which they still have in place.
588   Patrick   2022 Jul 30, 6:20pm  


Study finds plastics found in masks present in patients’ lungs

Microplastic fibres were found deep in the lower lungs of living human beings in almost every person sampled in a recent UK study.

The study from Great Britain discovered microplastic particles — present in many COVID-19 masks — in the lung tissue of 11 out of 13 patients undergoing surgery.

Polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET) were the most prevalent substances present in the lungs.

The microscopic plastic fragments and fibres were discovered by scientists at Hull York Medical School in the UK. Some of the filaments were two millimetres long in patients undergoing surgery whose lung tissue they sampled.

The plastic dust and microscopic debris comprises the same plastics used to manufacture the ubiquitous surgical masks worn by hundreds of millions of people around the world as mandated by governments in an attempt to halt the spread of COVID-19.
590   Patrick   2022 Aug 5, 9:29am  


Bernie's Tweets
CANADA - Trudeau arrives in Costa Rica by private plane and without a mask. The Covid Climate change theatre doesn’t affect the leading actors, just the audience.


Keean Bexte 🇳🇱
Video has emerged of dirtbag Trudeau and his family getting off a private airforce jet not wearing any masks. The entitlement of Trudeau and his family is un-fuckung-real. Meanwhile, moms in Canada are thrown off planes because their kid won't mask up.

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