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CDC to significantly ease pandemic mask guidelines Friday

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday will announce a change to the metrics it uses to determine whether to recommend face coverings, shifting from looking at COVID-19 case counts to a more holistic view of risk from the coronavirus to a community. Under current guidelines, masks are recommended for people residing in communities of substantial or high transmission — roughly 95% of U.S. counties, according to the latest data.

Most of the country has already started doing this over the last two or three weeks. But the CDC, being the data driven institution they are needed time to dot the i's and cross the t's. It is good to see that the states did not jump the gun in the sense of doing something where the CDC would have gone another direction though.
 

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What a vile Hoax that was and how many people did it injure physically , emotionally and in general mental health terms ?

CDC said wear this cloth with little holes in it . But did not tell that to those not very harmful viruses who 'saw' that the holes were as big as train tunnels .

One of the most remarkable and successful hoaxes in history . As well as stupid and evil .
 

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What a vile Hoax that was and how many people did it injure physically , emotionally and in general mental health terms ?

CDC said wear this cloth with little holes in it . But did not tell that to those not very harmful viruses who 'saw' that the holes were as big as train tunnels .

One of the most remarkable and successful hoaxes in history . As well as stupid and evil .
Based on your post, at least one person.
 

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Based on your post, at least one person.
Ah , you must be an intellectual employing some minimalist approach toward rational discussion .

Got any bright or not so bright ideas where the original post went wrong ?

A few examples , pieces of research , real expert views ?

Take your time .
 

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Good lord did states jump the gun on removing mask mandates. How many weeks ago did they begin pulling back? How many lives could have been saved? It's not like the pandemic is over... or even in a very good place.

 

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What a vile Hoax that was and how many people did it injure physically , emotionally and in general mental health terms ?

CDC said wear this cloth with little holes in it . But did not tell that to those not very harmful viruses who 'saw' that the holes were as big as train tunnels .

One of the most remarkable and successful hoaxes in history . As well as stupid and evil .

Why lie?
 

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I haven't seen many masks in stores other than my own and the employees for a while now. It doesn't help much when only a few people are wearing masks. COVIDiots have played a big role in the extention and expansion of the crisis, and I don't expect that to change. I do have some hope that since basically everyone has been exposed to omicron, maybe we'll get a minute to breathe before the next major variant.
 

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I haven't seen many masks in stores other than my own and the employees for a while now. It doesn't help much when only a few people are wearing masks.
You need to remind yourself that wearing your mask is meant to protect others from you, should you happen to be a carrier of the virus. The vaccines protect you (to a great degree) from others. If someone standing near you happens to sneeze that mask won't help you. There are other avenues of the virus to enter your body besides the mouth and nose. Ever notice that HCW are wearing face shields in addition to masks?
COVIDiots have played a big role in the extention and expansion of the crisis, and I don't expect that to change. I do have some hope that since basically everyone has been exposed to omicron, maybe we'll get a minute to breathe before the next major variant.
 

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What a vile Hoax that was and how many people did it injure physically , emotionally and in general mental health terms ?

CDC said wear this cloth with little holes in it . But did not tell that to those not very harmful viruses who 'saw' that the holes were as big as train tunnels .

One of the most remarkable and successful hoaxes in history . As well as stupid and evil .
You know, "little" people like you and I have said this for two years to the derision of the resident leftists who called us all manner of names, like morons, ignorant, anti-science, religious nutsos all the while they only wore masks to virtue signal because they secretly knew what a farce it was to wear masks in between bites of food and during sex. Here the morons wore masks in a building for fear of some fat nanny type calling security on them such as what happened to me in a casino sitting in the back of a sportsbook with absolutely no one around while on the phone. they go home, rip off their mask and cohabitate with their family with NO masks on.

Masks always were an "in your face" control mechanism of the stronger of the human species to show them that the nerds and incompetent ones are in charge for the next four years and they will show you just what they can do to you.
 

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday will announce a change to the metrics it uses to determine whether to recommend face coverings, shifting from looking at COVID-19 case counts to a more holistic view of risk from the coronavirus to a community. Under current guidelines, masks are recommended for people residing in communities of substantial or high transmission — roughly 95% of U.S. counties, according to the latest data.

Most of the country has already started doing this over the last two or three weeks. But the CDC, being the data driven institution they are needed time to dot the i's and cross the t's. It is good to see that the states did not jump the gun in the sense of doing something where the CDC would have gone another direction though.
Looks like fauci was right in the very beginning when he said mask don't work.
 

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Looks like fauci was right in the very beginning when he said mask don't work.
They did not work as well with Omicron. This has been known for a couple of months now.
 

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What a vile Hoax that was and how many people did it injure physically , emotionally and in general mental health terms ?

CDC said wear this cloth with little holes in it . But did not tell that to those not very harmful viruses who 'saw' that the holes were as big as train tunnels .

One of the most remarkable and successful hoaxes in history . As well as stupid and evil .
That's why you should wear a high quality mask.
 

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Cloth mask, bandanas etc never worked.
Please show credible evidence to back up this statement. By credible I mean a statement from either the CDC, NIH, etc or from a respected medical organization like Emory or Cleveland Clinic.
 

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Please show credible evidence to back up this statement. By credible I mean a statement from either the CDC, NIH, etc or from a respected medical organization like Emory or Cleveland Clinic.
Ask and ye shall receive


"The typical mask you buy in the drug store is not really effective in keeping out virus, which is small enough to pass through material. It might, however, provide some slight benefit in keep out gross droplets if someone coughs or sneezes on you."



 

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That's not what he said. You people need to learn to understand context.
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"The typical mask you buy in the drug store is not really effective in keeping out virus, which is small enough to pass through material. It might, however, provide some slight benefit in keep out gross droplets if someone coughs or sneezes on you."



 

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"The typical mask you buy in the drug store is not really effective in keeping out virus, which is small enough to pass through material. It might, however, provide some slight benefit in keep out gross droplets if someone coughs or sneezes on you."



from your link

Fauci wrote: "Masks are really for infected people to prevent them from spreading infection to people who are not infected rather than protecting uninfected people from acquiring infection.

"The typical mask you buy in the drug store is not really effective in keeping out virus, which is small enough to pass through material. It might, however, provide some slight benefit in keep out gross droplets if someone coughs or sneezes on you."


Fauci is completely correct in saying that masks are not effective in protecting yourself, but were meant to protect others. Of course that was the message the entire time ...

How did you manage to remain so ignorant on what masks did after two years? Do you need some instructive youtube videos?
 

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from your link

Fauci wrote: "Masks are really for infected people to prevent them from spreading infection to people who are not infected rather than protecting uninfected people from acquiring infection.

"The typical mask you buy in the drug store is not really effective in keeping out virus, which is small enough to pass through material. It might, however, provide some slight benefit in keep out gross droplets if someone coughs or sneezes on you."


Fauci is completely correct in saying that masks are not effective in protecting yourself, but were meant to protect others. Of course that was the message the entire time ...

How did you manage to remain so ignorant on what masks did after two years? Do you need some instructive youtube videos?
Which begs the question as to why everyone was required to wear mask and not just the covid positive. You could test negative and still be required to wear a mask.
 

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"The typical mask you buy in the drug store is not really effective in keeping out virus, which is small enough to pass through material. It might, however, provide some slight benefit in keep out gross droplets if someone coughs or sneezes on you."



KN95's and KF94's are effective. Do you wear these?
 

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Which begs the question as to why everyone was required to wear mask and not just the covid positive. You could test negative and still be required to wear a mask.
Because to know who is COVID positive at any given time would have required massive testing on a regular basis due to it being asymptomatic in many cases. Why would you want such a program of mass surveillance testing?
 

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Which begs the question as to why everyone was required to wear mask and not just the covid positive. You could test negative and still be required to wear a mask.
Trump should have had the country more prepared. He should have had high quality masks available for all people.

Many asymptomatic people were walking around spreading the virus. Also, Trump supporters wouldn't wear masks even if they were infected. Therefore because they are selfish bastards everyone had to wear a mask.
 
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