All posts tagged: facemasks

UK imposes facemasks on school children based on a study that shows they don’t work

Despite several studies showing that facemasks, particularly the cloth ones, basically do nothing to stop the spread of COVID, the NY Post is reporting that the UK is requiring students to wear masks during the significantly milder Omicron surge.

Take the COVID mask quiz

Governments and public health authorities have mandated that people had to wear masks, even outside in some instances, to stop the spread of COVID. The following COVID mask quiz provides a chart of daily COVID case counts of several countries over the past several months and asks you to pick the date when the country implemented its mask mandate.

Five states lift facemask requirements

With Texas taking the lead stating it was lifting its COVID facemask requirements and allowing businesses to function at 100% capacity, four other states have followed suit stating they will end the need for facemasks when out in public. This was in response to rising vaccination rates and declining numbers of COVID cases. In addition, the Democrat Governor of Connecticut, Ned Lamont, has announced that stores can return to 100% capacity, but its facemask requirement remains in place. CBN explains: Meanwhile, a number of states are lifting restrictions as new cases and hospitalizations have plunged. Gov. Ned Lamont (D) of the blue state of Connecticut announced he’s lifting nearly all limits on businesses – returning to full capacity at restaurants, hair salons, and gyms. Five states: Alabama, Mississippi, Iowa, Montana, and Texas have all lifted their mask mandates. “Texans have mastered the safe strategies – they don’t need an order from Austin, Texas telling them what to do,” says Gov. Greg Abbott (R-TX). READ: 5 States Lift Mask Mandates and Even This Blue State Lifted …

The Virus Wars: Are you ready?

Many people are protesting the restrictions we live under, with the COVID 19 pandemic. I work with the public, and recently a woman talked back to me and protested me. I am trained to wear a mask and use disinfectants; we have safety procedures, and I think they are good. I think we are all safer with the procedures and disinfectants, and I can still do my work. One woman protested that face masks cause distress for the client I was talking to. The woman took out her phone and found a government web site with information for people who have problems with masks. If you are wondering, I didn’t look to verify the information. The place was isolated and there were no known cases of COVID 19 for many miles. I carefully disinfected myself and made sure my mask was in position, and I finished my work, and I cleaned myself carefully after. The risk was small, and those people made their own decisions about their safety. I did not want to be a …