All posts tagged: masks

Academic wonders why politicians are treating Omicron like Ebola?

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.

Study: 85% of Covid cases wore masks?

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: …

More government ‘mask’ hypocrisy

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.