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The Great Unmasking

• by Bill Sardi

Mandates To Wear Face Masks Part Of Selling Vaccines To A Wary Public

Face masks are baaack!  The Delta Variant of COVID-19 is not halting the spread of the virus.  The Centers for Disease Control advises face masks indoors even if fully vaccinated.  Have we ever had a vaccine that didn't work like this one?

The day after California dropped its face mask mandate, I walked into a Trader Joe's store as the lone person not wearing a mask.  It was like shoppers in the store froze.  Everyone stared at me.  Why wasn't I wearing a mask?  Why was I exposing them to the virus?  But I wasn't ill.  And the chances I had COVID were remote.  In fact, it takes 40,500 encounters with infected people to get infected and over 6 million encounters to produce 1 death.

Other reports estimate the odds of acquiring COVID-19 coronavirus infection from contact with an infected person is 1 in 3868 (ranges from  in 626 to 1 in 31,800) and the odds of dying from COVID-19 is 1 in 19.1 million (ranges from 1 in 3.1 million to 1 in 159 million).  These estimates are without citizens taking precautions such as face-masks and social distancing.  Face masks are an exercise in futility.