A loooong list of sources for no, face masks don’t work like that.
If either of us had time, we could dig through the news and medical recommendations for various fire seasons and find where they warned people AGAINST masking if they didn’t absolutely have to, even though it’s effective against smoke– because it also has a high risk of bacterial pneumonia.
Which is why my mom has permanent lung damage, ironically allowing her to not mask in the state of Washington.
As they try to force others to take the same risk, without even the benefits of “stops chunks of burnt tree from going into your lungs.”
Yes, fellow Citizens, with the Covid “Delta Variant” spreading everywhere in America, the Health Nazis are again all over the dishonest “mainstream media”, revising CDC guidelines on mask-wearing, encouraging everyone to get vaccinated with the still-experimental vaccines, and referring to the possibility of further mandated restrictions on your life.
Even with the knowledge that mask-wearing by ordinary people has little to no effect on the transmission of any virus, much less the latest version of the Wuhan Coronavirus. Thanks to a fellow Ricochet Member, I am listing below many studies that confirm that wearing a surgical mask, or maybe a homemade cloth mask, does not protect people from viruses.
- A May 2020 meta-study on pandemic influenza published by the US CDC found that face masks had no effect, neither as personal protective equipment nor as a source control. (Source)
- A Danish randomized controlled trial with 6000 participants…
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