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Thu Nov 18, 2021, 07:34 AM

Major New Global Study Proves Mask-Wearing Is Super-Effective at Stopping COVID

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Major New Global Study Proves Mask-Wearing Is Super-Effective at Stopping COVID
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Jamie Ross
News Correspondent
Published Nov. 18, 2021 6:51AM ET


Mask-wearing is by far the most effective non-pharmaceutical method to stop the spread of the coronavirus, according to a major new global study. According to The Guardian, the new study—written by researchers at Monash University and the University of Edinburgh—is the world’s first robust review that can reliably rate the effectiveness of various public-health measures in slowing down the pandemic. It reportedly showed a 53 percent reduction in the incidence of COVID with mask-wearing, and a 25 percent reduction with physical distancing. Handwashing also appeared to be effective, but more research is required to rate it accurately. “This systematic review and meta analysis suggests that several personal protective and social measures, including handwashing, mask wearing, and physical distancing are associated with reductions in the incidence of Covid-19,” the researchers wrote in the British Medical Journal.

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Reply Major New Global Study Proves Mask-Wearing Is Super-Effective at Stopping COVID (Original post)
babylonsister Nov 18 OP
Lunabell Nov 18 #1
jpak Nov 18 #2
Botany Nov 18 #3
Celerity Nov 18 #4
Lonestarblue Nov 18 #8
KS Toronado Nov 18 #9
Celerity Nov 18 #13
triron Nov 18 #14
ShazzieB Nov 18 #16
groundloop Nov 18 #18
SheltieLover Nov 18 #5
Sherman A1 Nov 18 #6
FakeNoose Nov 18 #7
IronLionZion Nov 18 #10
HUAJIAO Nov 18 #11
Peacetrain Nov 18 #12
Grammy23 Nov 18 #15
Thunderbeast Nov 18 #17

Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 07:38 AM

1. But...

Freedumb!!

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 07:38 AM

2. K&R

And bookmarked.

But do you think the anti-maskers will care about this?

Nope

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 07:44 AM

3. +1

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 07:56 AM

4. MAGAts will never give in and wear them, they literally are a death cult

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Response to Celerity (Reply #4)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 08:46 AM

8. So long as they're the ones dying, they can just keep on being ignorant.

I’ve lost any ability to have empathy for them.

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Response to Lonestarblue (Reply #8)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 08:57 AM

9. I'm with you 100%

R's deserve no empathy what so ever since they're the ones keeping it alive and will blame Biden
going into the midterms.

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Response to Lonestarblue (Reply #8)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 09:32 AM

13. the problem is that the fuckers will likely keep brewing up new variants, or pass along the

existing strains, and thus kill so many innocent people

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Response to Lonestarblue (Reply #8)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 09:33 AM

14. Yeah but they cause hardship and suffering amongst innocent and all the rest of us.

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Response to triron (Reply #14)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 10:01 AM

16. Exactly.

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If they ccould all be sequestered together somewhere away from the rest of us, I'd be fine with letting them kill each other off. But as long as they are able to move freely among us, we're all screwed.

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Response to ShazzieB (Reply #16)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 10:18 AM

18. That, and taking up valuable space in hospitals

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 08:08 AM

5. K&R!



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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 08:21 AM

6. Thanks for posting

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 08:43 AM

7. Of course it is ... also a good solution for colds and flu

Just ask the Asians who have higher density population centers than we do. They have managed nicely for the most part. Once the threat is known, their overall use of facemasks has kept their infection rates down. They understand how it works and they take immediate steps to prevent further infections. How stupid we must look to them.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 09:13 AM

10. We've known this as soon as it was discovered that COVID was aerosol

washing hands and surfaces is still good for other stuff like general hygiene against bacteria.

Fauci and other experts said their biggest regret was not getting Americans to mask up sooner because of the PPE shortages. If nothing else, I would hope we are better prepared when the next big pandemic hits.

Unvaccinated Maskholes can spread it to each other as much as they want. The rest of us can still protect each other with masks and vaccines.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 09:23 AM

11. "We" knew this almost 18 months ago!


And some countries long before that..

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 09:24 AM

12. We did not get a cold or anything last year because we wore masks!!

makes sense to me

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 09:36 AM

15. Gee, lemme think. Where have I heard that??


Wear a mask. Wash your hands. Socially distance yourself.

Hmmmm, could it be last year when Covid was getting a strangle hold here in the US?

Looks like those simple steps might be pretty darned effective at slowing the spread.

And guess what? It works for other things, too. Colds and flu can be reduced the same way.

The morons who refuse to do these simple things are demonstrating their ignorance and stubborn willfulness without saying a word. The ones who speak against these simple steps and put a political spin on them are even worse. Reprehensible comes to mind.

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Response to babylonsister (Original post)

Thu Nov 18, 2021, 10:18 AM

17. I WOULD DO ANYTHING TO STOP THE VIRUS!

but not that...

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