With politicians wringing their hands and talking about a fifth lockdown because of a new COVID strain called Omicron that has emerged out of South Africa.
Effective, Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, California’s Santa Cruz County will require people to wear facemasks in private homes, even if everyone is fully vaccinated.
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. READ: CDC: …
Disturbing report on how police arrested three people attending an outdoor church service in Moscow, Idaho. Approximately 200 people attended the service put on by Christ Church, a Reformed Evangelical church.
More from the “do as I say, not as I do” file. One of the responsibilities of New York State Liquor Authority is to hand out fines to restaurants that are violating COVID regulations. And they have been doing it with a passion imposing tens of thousands of dollars in fines as restaurants struggle to survive the pandemic lockdown.
There have been several reports in the media recently of people becoming unhinged when encountering people in public who weren’t wearing masks. This is happening even in areas where mask wearing is not required.
A cute tweet by Berliner Verkehrsbetriebe (BVG), Berlin’s Transportation System, reveals that deodorant or should I say the lack of deodorant may be the next tool used in the fight to combat COVID.