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Old 05-20-2020, 08:41 AM
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Yet another study regarding mask effectiveness.......conducted scientifically........given a choice of staying home or wearing a mask? No contest wear the mask.

And if the effectiveness is any where near conclusions.....why would one not wear one?


Wearing a face mask can reduce coronavirus transmission by up to 75 percent, study says | Fox News

And we already know, the reaction of the mask nay sayers.....and those who will go after the media source and bypass the message completely.
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Old 05-20-2020, 08:55 AM
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I'll discount the media source, and twist the article. Here goes:

It's not really 75%. It's only 40%.

That's enough to convince me that wearing a mask has benefit, and there's very little downside to wearing one - other than inconvenience and a some claustrophic anxiety, which is temporary.
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Old 05-20-2020, 09:04 AM
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75%, 40% or whatever. It's enough for me: I'll NEVER let my hamster go out in public again without a mask!

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"The study, described as a first of its kind, placed hamsters in two cages, with one of the groups infected with COVID-19 and the other being healthy."
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Old 05-30-2020, 12:25 PM
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Hamsters are dumb!
They spend all night running in a wheel.
Do not trust hamsters, they hate humans, and would stay healthy just to spite us!!
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Old 05-30-2020, 02:14 PM
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Thanks for sharing

though IMHO I suspect that at this point scientific tests aren't going to make much of a difference

people have made up their minds that they are gonna wear masks or they aren't going to wear masks
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Old 05-31-2020, 07:35 AM
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The new norm? Maybe we should have been doing this for years. How about eye protection? Let's make everyone feel guilty.
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