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Letter to the Editor

Mask Effectiveness

Elizabeth McAllister
Posted 3/4/22

Liberty

To the editor:

I just looked up the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) regarding the effectiveness of masks in preventing the spread of …

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Letter to the Editor

Mask Effectiveness

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Liberty

To the editor:

I just looked up the latest information from the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) regarding the effectiveness of masks in preventing the spread of COVID. In the lab, masks are very effective at blocking virus-sized particles, but they say that real-world effectiveness has not been widely studied.

However, according to a February 2022 CDC report of a study in California from February to December 2021, “Consistent use of a face mask or respirator in indoor public settings was associated with lower odds of a positive SARS-CoV-2 test result…” And obviously the best masks were associated with the most protection.

So if I have to choose between believing people quoted in the newspaper, doctors or not, who say that masks are of no value, and a report from the CDC saying they are, I’ll take the CDC every time.

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  • lhfc1563

    The CDC said the original shots would take care of the infection.

    Then said that they lost effectiveness after 6 months.

    They say you need a booster.

    Now you need a nd booster.

    Soon it will be a monthly shot, but you believe the CDC when they keep changing their minds.

    Next it will be all caused by the shot.

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