Wednesday, November 18, 2020

Yes, Indeed: Masks are Bullsh**

Denmark.  Doctors.  Randomized.  Large-scale group of subjects.

Masks?  They aren't worth the price of........oh........a subscription to your local Pravda.  Just sayin'....

...The study, published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, did not contradict growing evidence that masks can prevent transmission of the virus from wearer to others. But the conclusion is at odds with the view that masks also protect the wearers — a position endorsed just last week by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…

About 4,860 participants completed the study. The researchers had hoped that masks would cut the infection rate by half among wearers. Instead, 42 people in the mask group, or 1.8 percent, got infected, compared with 53 in the unmasked group, or 2.1 percent. The difference was not statistically significant....

These were SURGICAL masks, not your toilet-paper variety that most people have.  Granted, they were not N-95--but you don't wear those, either.

Wearing a SURGICAL mask will reduce, but not PREVENT, Chinese Lung-Rot Cooties from circulating if you have the disease and sneeze or cough.  

OK, then.

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