It’s true. Masks don’t work. It’s not me saying that. What would I know? I defer to a whole deluge of independent studies undertaken by highly qualified doctors across a huge swathe of recent history. Which is all being ignored by a welter of governments driven by some other agenda.
Revealed: The US Center for Disease control has zero confidence in Covid face masks. Does this make them denialist fanatics? Radio 4 thinks it does.
I’m indebted to veteran Slogger Clive for drawing my attention to a slight cock-up here on the face-mask front: as this excerpt from the CDC’s view of the matter shows:
Now pay attention, because the following thing gets tricky here and there.
An N95 mask is designed for use in a contaminated environment: for argument’s sake, it’s the one to wear when dealing with a roomfull of dead Covid victims. The mask filters the air you inhale, but not your exhalation. So it’s not, repeat not, the one to wear if you are yourself infected. If you are, you should be in hospital. The N95 mask will not tell you if you’re infected – for that you need a test. But if you have had…
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