They play us for fools….and this one takes me over the top. They insult our intelligence and are laughing at us.
We are wrapping rags around our mouths…rags that do nothing and are more likely to increase the risk of infection.
So Doctor Surgeon General, what happens when we put our rags around our mouth?
Follow the dates: First
Then they told us we should wear bandanas…. now we are to hunker down and make our own. How much more will Americans take of this total nonsense? Apparently plenty.
You want to talk about inept, we have gone from masks don’t work to everybody needs a mask in weeks. Thank you CDC, WHO, and Surgeon General. My confidence in you is off the Charts.
Meanwhile the world walks around not only with surgical masks but N95’s. Surgical masks protect OTHERS from you. You? Zip. N95’s protect YOU from others and others from you. Cloth masks don’t do squat except maybe make you sick. Tell me, which one would you chose?
If they protect doctors and nurses then why would they not protect citizens?
Tell me how is it we are not infecting ourselves putting on these rags?? Note how he touches all aspects of his material –
Now this past Monday WHO comes out with masks are bad. I swear they want to kill us. Guess Who is the head of WHO?
Tedros was elected as Director-General of the World Health Organization by the World Health Assembly on 23 May 2017,[becoming the first director-general who is not a medical doctor
.[Wiki footnote #58].
Thanks go to David Drake for the info on Tedros.
Lots of luck with this.
World Health Organization: Monday April 6, 2020.
Advice on the use of masks in the context of COVID-19
Global health officials still insist that medical masks should be reserved for health-care workers, even as an increasing number of governments recommend the general public wear them to help slow the spread of coronavirus.
“There is currently no evidence that wearing a mask, whether medical or other types, by healthy persons in the wider community setting, including universal community masking, can prevent them from infection with respiratory viruses, including Covid-19,” a report released late Monday by the World Health Organization said.
Nevertheless, countries around the world are advising people to wear masks. Asian governments recommend them in crowded places, while eastern European countries have mandated wearing them in public. The U.S. last week recommended Americans wear nonmedical cloth masks in public, whether they’re infected or not.
6 April 2020
This document provides advice on the use of masks in communities, during home care, and in health care settings in areas that have reported cases of COVID-19. It is intended for individuals in the community, public health and infection prevention and control (IPC) professionals, health care managers, health care workers (HCWs), and community health workers. This updated version includes a section on Advice to decision makers on the use of masks for healthy people in community settings.
As those jackass Docs of Trump at the daily briefing always start out.
“Looking at the granular data.” Well here is the so called granular data.
Okay, you want to get people back to work? Give them N-95’s. That’s it folks…..the best of the swamp. I have had my say.
For more on masks see earlier posts:
Coronavirus – Time to stock up on N95 Respirator masks
Making best use of you N95 Respirators and other options