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Old 09-29-2020, 10:34 AM
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The Dems have their ruling elite as well in the House, media and corporations.



WTF???
Consider the source. Enough said.
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Sweden bucks trend in refusing to recommend masks
Sweden attracted worldwide attention earlier this year when it famously stayed open throughout the first months of the coronavirus pandemic, and now it is holding out again, this time refusing to recommend the use of masks.
While most of the world has come to terms with covering their noses and mouths in crowded places, people in Sweden are going without, riding buses and metros, shopping for food, and going to school maskless, with only a few rare souls covering up.
Public health officials here argue that masks are not effective enough at limiting the spread of the virus to warrant mass use, insisting it is more important to respect social distancing and handwashing recommendations. ...
...But unlike many countries in Europe seeing a resurgence of cases—such as France, the Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Spain and Italy—Sweden's data now seem to be pointing in the right direction: down.
Its daily death toll peaked in April and is now down to a couple of deaths a day, the number of cases have been in steady decline since early June, and its R-number has pretty much stayed under 1 since early July.
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Sweden's public health officials say they see no reason to change their strategy given the seemingly positive trend—including their stance on masks.
State epidemiologist Anders Tegnell of the Public Health Agency insists scientific studies have not proven that masks are effective in limiting the spread of the virus, suggesting they can do more harm than good if used sloppily.
"There are at least three heavyweight reports—from the World Health Organization, the (EU health agency) ECDC and The Lancet report that the WHO cites—which all state that the scientific evidence is weak. We haven't carried out our own assessment," he recently told reporters....
https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-...end-masks.html
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I just ran across this article. The author's credentials are listed at the end of the article, but I put them here.

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Roger W. Koops holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of California, Riverside as well as Master and Bachelor degrees from Western Washington University. He worked in the Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Industry for over 25 years. Before retiring in 2017, he spent 12 years as a Consultant focused on Quality Assurance/Control and issues related to Regulatory Compliance. He has authored or co-authored several papers in the areas of pharmaceutical technology and chemistry.
Here is a snippet from the article as it is much too long to post the entire article:

The Year of Disguises

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I understand the psychological crutch that people feel with something covering their mouth/nose. I am sorry, but that is a false sense of security. Perception is NOT reality, just like the neutrino. The mind says that you have some solid thing covering your mouth and nose but that is not really the case, it is porous; things get through (or go around).
https://www.aier.org/article/the-year-of-disguises/

I know that this will offend the sensibilities of people that have grown dependent upon wearing a bacteria factory over their nose and mouth. But as I have been saying from day 1, a cloth mask is doing far more harm than good.

If you have the time, the article is well worth the read. He does get a little technical, but really does a good job of explaining what he is talking about so that even our friends on the left can understand it. (Just kidding. I just wanted to mess with you guys.)
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