“Could face masks be spreading the coronavirus?”

From:  AMERICAN THINKER

July 29, 2020

By:  J.H. Capron

“. . .imagine my shock when I went grocery shopping after this viral panic hit.  Here were people with face masks and nitrile gloves — their hands all over their face masks, pulling them up and down, rubbing their eyes.  They played with their smartphones, touched everything in the store, and acted as if they came from the planet Krypton.

“. . . In June of 2018, five researchers published a study titled “The Spread of a Norovirus Surrogate via Reusable Grocery Bags in a Grocery Supermarket.”  What they analyzed was the possible spread of a norovirus via reusable grocery bags.  Think “bring your own bag” (BYOB).  They used a viral surrogate, a virus that infected only bacteria, and contaminated reusable bags with it and had volunteers shop at three grocery stores.  The result?  They demonstrated that the viral surrogate in the bags was spread throughout the stores, with specific areas of high concentration.

“So now, in 2020, here’s my concern:  we may have virus-contaminated face masks worn by people with absolutely no concept of face mask hygiene and viral contamination.  They are unwitting agents for spreading this pathogen. . .

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Do YOU want your life back? I do!

from: American Thinker

March 22, 2020

Coronavirus Lunacy: Take a Deep Breath, Society

By David Scott Strain

. . . for the vast majority of the population, we’re acting as if we’re facing something with a 100% mortality rate — that if you catch it, you’re dead. Yet virtually everyone recovers. There are 155 COVID-19 deaths in the U.S. thus far. So what? Approximately 7,452 people die every day in the U.S. — without help from COVID-19. In the time it took you to read this paragraph, two people died. COVID-19 deaths thus far are two one hundredths of one percent of all average yearly deaths. With self-quarantine of the elderly and at-risk groups, and the heightened alerts for use of hand-sanitizer, cleaning of surfaces, etc., we should be able to survive this without closing schools and killing simple entertainment pursuits. In other words, give us our lives back! (How did we let government take them in the first place?)

Read more: https://www.americanthinker.com/articles/2020/03/coronavirus_lunacy_take_a_deep_breath_society.html#ixzz6HSNh3RUF