Face Masks Mandated By UK Government Specifically Say They Don’t Protect Against COVID-19

18-07-20 07:21:00,

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson,

The same type of face masks that the UK government is mandating people wear in shops from July 24 onwards to protect against the spread of coronavirus specifically state on their packaging that they don’t protect against coronavirus.

Genius.

Earlier this week, the government confirmed that anyone caught not wearing a mask when entering a shop or supermarket will be subject to a police fine of £100, prompting the Chair of the London Metropolitan Police Foundation to complain that this would be totally unenforcable.

However, the law states that cloth masks, scarves or other textile items that don’t require the use of hands to hold them in place are acceptable forms of protection against COVID-19.

One problem with that, the packaging on these kind of cloth masks specifically states that they don’t protect against COVID-19.

“This product is an ear loop mask. This product is not a respirator and will not provide any protection against COVID-19 (coronavirus) or any other viruses or contaminants,” states the packaging on a standard set of cloth masks currently being sold.

Only ‘scientists’ for hire. The rest say they are useless, as do the manufacturers of the masks… pic.twitter.com/1Wb3F2lSHC

— Cornubian (@Cornubian2) July 15, 2020

Skeptics have also pointed out that people continually touching potentially infected masks and then touching surfaces could even exacerbate the spread of coronavirus.

“Apart from everything else, the only coverings the Government is insisting on are cloth ones, which every man and his dog knows are COMPLETELY USELESS,” writes Toby Young.

“As Allison Pearson says in her excellent comment piece in today’s Telegraph, “anything other than tight-fitting, surgical-grade masks are utterly pointless – like trying to stop a bullet with a chain-link fence”. I mean, the evidence that the gold-standard N95 masks are effective in non-healthcare settings is threadbare at best – and they have to be disposed of after a single use.”

“There is literally no evidence that re-usable cloth masks are effective in community settings. None. It’s like wearing a tin foil hat in case you get struck by lightening – an ineffective way to protect yourself from an almost non-existent risk.

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Masks are Covid-19 ‘new normal’ and those refusing them should be SHAMED like drunk drivers, says Royal Society chief

08-07-20 06:39:00,

Royal Society president Venki Ramakrishnan urged everyone to wear facemasks as the “new normal” until the coronavirus disappears, comparing the refusal to do so with antisocial behaviors like driving without seatbelts or drunk.

No one should leave their home without a face covering in their possession, and they should be worn “particularly indoors in enclosed public spaces” where social distancing is difficult, Venkatraman ‘Venki’ Ramakrishnan, a Nobel Prize-winning biologist and head of the UK scientific academy, said on Tuesday.

It used to be quite normal to have quite a few drinks and drive home, and it also used to be normal to drive without seatbelts. Today both of those would be considered antisocial, and not wearing face coverings in public should be regarded in the same way. 

Ramakrishnan described face masks as “another item of clothing that is part of the new normal” and should be worn because it’s “the right thing to do.”

Quarantine shaming: the mask of discord

Wearing masks would lower the chances of virus resurgence and the need for future lockdowns, Ramakrishnan argued, adding that this would protect everyone from National Health Service staff to one’s grandparents.

Protecting the NHS was the pretext for the original lockdown in the UK, as experts pointed to models showing intensive care wards getting overwhelmed by dying Covid-19 patients otherwise. 

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“The UK is way behind many countries in terms of wearing masks and clear policies and guidelines about mask wearing for the public,” Ramakrishnan added, pointing to their widespread adoption in Italy, Spain and France. He blamed inadequate messaging by the government, noting that “If guidance is inconsistent people will follow their own preferences.”

He did not address the fact that the government’s credibility in the matter may have been chipped by the discovery that the author of the lockdown model, Imperial College Professor Neil Ferguson, had stepped down in May after the media revealed he had violated quarantine to meet with his married lover, possibly infecting her family with Covid-19 in the process.

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Do Masks Even Work? Can You Be Forced To Wear One? Dr. Kaufman Weighs In – Activist Post

22-06-20 10:49:00,

By Spiro Skouras

We are beginning to see more and more mask mandates being rolled out, which raises many questions. Does wearing a mask offer protection from the virus? Does wearing a mask for extended periods of time pose any risk to your health? Can the government or employers really make you wear a mask?

In this interview, Spiro is joined by Dr. Andrew Kaufman to discuss these issues in addition to another concerning aspect regarding mandated masks.

Are we being conditioned to accept other mandates? If they can make you wear a mask, what will they make you do next? Mandatory testing? Mandatory vaccination? Do not miss this important interview!

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Dr. Andrew Kaufman’s Website
https://www.andrewkaufmanmd.com

Department of Labor & OSHA
https://www.osha.gov/laws-regs/standardinterpretations/2007-04-02-0

Department of Labor & OSHA
https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/covid-19/covid-19-faq.html#cloth-face-coverings

Universal Masking in Hospitals in the Covid-19 Era
https://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJMp2006372?query=TOC

A Cluster Randomised Trial of Cloth Masks Compared With Medical Masks in Healthcare Workers
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25903751/

The Physiological Impact of Wearing an N95 Mask During Hemodialysis as a Precaution Against SARS in Patients With End-Stage Renal Disease
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/15340662/

Masks Don’t Work: A Review of Science Relevant to COVID-19 Social Policy
https://www.rcreader.com/commentary/masks-dont-work-covid-a-review-of-science-relevant-to-covide-19-social-policy

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‘The masks are off’: Moscow says ‘occupier’ US openly sided with terrorists with new sanctions

27-09-19 01:43:00,

By blacklisting a shipping company and five vessels for supplying the Russian military battling terrorists in Syria with fuel, the US has come out as a sponsor of militants there, the Russian Foreign Ministry has said.

Three Russian individuals, five vessels and a shipping company were sanctioned by Washington for their alleged role in “a sanctions evasion scheme to facilitate the delivery of jet fuel to Russian forces operating in Syria,” the US Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) reported Thursday.

Maritime Assistance LLC was designated for serving as “a front” for another shipping firm, Sovfracht, blacklisted by the US back in September 2016 over its operations in Crimea, after the peninsula reunited with Russia. The three Russians are senior Sovracht executives, who were allegedly in charge of Maritime Assistance LLC’s operations.

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Moscow has minced no words in responding to the move, saying that by punishing people and entities who make it possible for Russian warplanes to destroy militant positions, the US effectively admitted it is in league with terrorists.

“The US exposed itself as a terrorism enabler,” the ministry said, adding that the fight against terrorists on the ground will go on “despite the fact that that the US patronizes them and illegally occupies part of this sovereign country’s territory,” thus delaying the end of the Syrian bloodshed.

The ministry noted that while the US used the situation in Crimea as a pretext to sanction Sovfracht, it did not bother to cover its true intentions now.

The masks have fallen – this is directly about seeking to prevent the complete eradication of terrorists on the Syrian soil

A day after slapping Russia with the Syria-related sanctions, the US accused Damascus of conducting a chlorine attack near the village of Kabana in Latakia province on May 19. US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that the US intelligence “has concluded” that chemical weapons – specifically, chlorine – was used in the reported attack on militants.

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