At the end of this article you’ll find 3 sources that speak to the fact that masks may be safe and effective at reducing the spread of coronavirus. Meanwhile, all of the following articles and videos have been shared in one of our Facebook groups in response to a community member’s inquiry. She wanted to know what the best rationale for not wearing a mask is:
Blaylock: Face Masks Pose Serious Risks To The Healthy – Dr. Russell Blaylock received the Integrity in Science Award from the Weston A. Price Foundation in 2004. Also: Face masks pose serious risks to the healthy – Blaylock
FTC Shuts Down Dr. Brownstein’s Blog for Explaining How He was Curing COVID-19 Patients – Dr. Brownstein’s article about masks was censored on his own website, but included in the article.
Should you really wear a mask? A video by Del Bigtree The Highwire
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Recommendations published from the Journal of the American Medical Association known as JAMA: “Face masks should not be worn by healthy individuals to protect themselves from acquiring respiratory infection because there is no evidence to suggest that face masks worn by healthy individuals are effective in preventing people from becoming ill.”
One of our community members writes: “I’m looking for studies that support homemade cloth mask use, if there are any. Because if it’s being recommended, there should be good data to back it up. Maybe there isn’t, but I’m really trying to be fair about this and look hard for information that supports the mainstream narrative. And I’d like to feel confident about saying ‘there isn’t good data to support mask use’ if I want to push back against it in various situations.”
These were offered to her:
How masks helped Hong Kong control the coronavirus – someone in the community pointed out that this isn’t a study and that there could have been any number of other reasons why Hong Kong didn’t have as many deaths.