Major Study Finds Masks Don’t Reduce COVID-19 Infection Rates <<MOD WARNING>>

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  1. truth and justice

    truth and justice Well-Known Member

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    LOL And still no criticism of the OP!
     
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    Starcastle Well-Known Member

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    Nothing sweeping about it. Libs claim that 20% of deaths worldwide are in the USA knowing full well that China has outright lied about their own Covid stats especially deaths. There might be millions of Covid deaths in China. Then you have India that has probably had hundreds of thousands of deaths that were never counted because the people were never tested. What about Russia? You believe only 60,000 deaths there?

    All China did was bio engineer a killer virus and unleash it on the world. No need to even mention them for anything. Orange man bad!
     
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    Oh goody if you add China, America looks slightly better. I think most people were shocked to see how badly America has done compared to most countries where we have numbers.
     
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    Has someone read the link in the second post?

    I quote a passage:
    [I have underlined a verb ...]

    I'm trained about NBC events. Masks work where you cannot keep the distance [like on a bus, on a subway, in a crowded post office, in a supermarket, in a classroom ... if "other public health measures" [like social distancing and frequently washing your hands] are common, the masks are not that essential.
     
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    If you live alone and you always stat at at least two meters from everybody else ... you don't need a mask to protect you.
     
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    You need at least 4 (four) masks to be really safe.
    Here's why:



    And a hoody.
    And goggles. ;-)
     
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    Or if your country has managed the virus so well that the current community transmission is zero you do not need masks
     
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    Ooooh! Do you want to compare yourself to other countries?
    Let’s see

    Top 8 countries


    Rank Country
    1 New Zealand
    2 Vietnam
    3 Taiwan
    4 Thailand
    5 Cyprus
    6 Rwanda
    7 Iceland
    8 Australia
    9 Latvia
    10 Sri Lanka

    Look at that and think about what good leadership is and why it makes a difference
     
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    Half a mile minimum distancing seems to be working well for me! :)
     
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    Read my post again. Slowly. Carefully.
     
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    Top 8 countries in what? Go move to Rwanda then.
     
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    According to a lib Rwanda a country with a per capita GDP of $800 has good leadership!

    A history of genocide extreme poverty and "good leadership".
     
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    There is another way to check if masks/lock down works - take a small country like Israel or Czechia and see if there is any difference id daily infection with masks/lock down or not. My impression is that lock down slows the infections rate. Masks? Common sense says yes, but I trust experts who investigated this problem.
     
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    Great leadership from Iceland!! A country of 350,000 people isolated in the middle of nowhere. The nearest real country is 1200 miles away.
     
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    Wow 59 pages propping up this bullshit thread. I know the discussion has gone off into several tangents but every time I navigate to this section and see this blatantly false conspiracy theory nonsense LIE of a thread title I just shake my head.
     
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    I advise caution. If you shake your head at every blatantly false nonsense thread title on PF, your head will soon become detached from your body! :)
     
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    Correct.

    Now, it's just the difficulty to be sure to always be alone that has suggested to some governments [like the Italian one] to make it obligatory to wear a mask also outdoor. It's enough to walk in a very crowded street [may be on Saturday afternoon going shopping] to be at risk of being exposed to SARS-Cov-2.

    Unfortunately for wide countries with a high circulation of the individuals it's not possible to be sure that SARS-Cov-2 is not around.
    To get such a goal, you would need a 3 weeks strict total lockdown [Chinese style], but we are the "Free World", we cannot use the army to imprison the population! Only little countries, easy to be isolated, and with a low density of population can run very effective common lockdowns, with the collaboration of the population, without using "tools" which are not compatible with democracy.

    A great example of this has been New Zealand where they have been able to do this. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-53274085
     
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    You're just unsociable ;)
     
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    Perhaps you could provide a little bit of evidence that the virus was bio engineered?

    As for China's figures; odd that many people state that the world is over counting cases and deaths but at the same time say that China is under counting?

    As for how China has handled this pandemic:
    So if other countries adopted the same type of lock down rules as China then they may also get similar case numbers. Little doubt that China is down playing case numbers; every country is
     
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    Move to China then.

    How about you prove that this virus occurred naturally. It cannot be tied to any animal species.

    Trump built hospital beds. So?

    China good America ****! Biden rules!
     
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    ~ China is doing so well they have begun locking residents in their homes once again. Some are out of food and others need medical care. Communist government is the best ! :w00t: :tombstone:
     
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    Reality does not support your claim.

    Many regular mask wearers have become sick with the infection, from professional sports players to political figures.
     
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    The key word is 'history'
    Stupid answer of the week. "Well move to China then", ner ner na ner ner.
    Fact is China's authoritarian system worked for them in this instance, doesn't mean we want to adopt it.
    But it does explain why China's numbers are so low.
     
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