A recent study conducted by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC) revealed that masks seem to be ineffective when it comes to stopping the spread of the Coronavirus.
A survey of people who contracted COVID and showed symptoms for the disease discovered that 85% of them “always” or “often” wore a mask.
Investigative journalist Jordan Schatchtel reports on the study:
An underreported, recently-published CDC study adds to the pile of evidence that cloth masks or other forms of mandated face coverings only contribute negatives to our COVID-19 problem. The study also displays — despite the constant accusations of widespread misbehavior from public health officials — that Americans are adhering to mask wearing, but mask wearing is not doing us any good.
The CDC study, which surveyed symptomatic COVID-19 patients, has found that 70.6% of respondents reported “always” wearing a mask, while an additional 14.4% say they “often” wear a mask. That means a whopping 85% of infected COVID-19 patients reported habitual mask wearing. Only 3.9% of those infected said they “never” wear a face covering.
Of course, we have to cite the Tweet from California Governor Gavin Newsom’s office stating that when in a restaurant eating a meal, people should be putting their mask on between bites.
Then there are those pesky negative side effects of wearing a mask.
Mark Changizi, a theoretical cognitive scientist researcher, noted on Twitter the study showed that usage of a face mask leads to:Increased rebreathing of expelled carbon dioxide
* Significant increase in respiration, increased respiratory rate, and hyperventilation
* Increased heart rate
* Increase in Co2 in the blood
* Hypoxemia, which is an abnormal decrease in the partial pressure of oxygen in the arterial blood
* A hypercapnia, which is an increase in the pressure of Co2 in the blood
* General cognitive decline
* Greater difficulty in psychomotor tasks
Below is the start of Changizi’s Twitter thread on the negative effects of masks: