Covid 19 Masks. What the experts say and How politicians behave. (Updated)

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May 22, 2020 Masks are a Joke

March 30, 2020 – Tam: Current evidence doesn’t support public needing masks

April 13, 2020 Tam: The science is not sure.

Feb 5, 2020 WHO: Medical masks cannot protect against the new Coronavirus.

Research shows coronavirus can survive on a surgical mask for up to seven days.

 

Coronavirus: Mike Pence defends not wearing face mask

CDC recommends wearing cloth face coverings in public settings where other social distancing measures are difficult to maintain (e.g., grocery stores and pharmacies), especially in areas of significant community-based transmission.

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/diy-cloth-face-coverings.html

What do politicians think?

A picture is worth a thousand words. Here are pictures of Canadian politicians not wearing masks in May 2020.

Finance Minister Morneau and colleagues.

Canada’s finance minister May 1, 2020 – NO mask

Ontario’s Premier and Health Minister

Ontario’s Premier and Health Minister – May 7, 2020 – No Masks