Someone ought to remind Dr. Jeff Duchin, health officer at Public Health — Seattle & King County, in Washington State, not only that masks do not pass muster, but that he, along with colleagues in public health, has lost credibility.
Still, with the alleged rise of the COVID-19 delta variant, panic-prone Duchin — on Friday — urged all residents above the age of five to mask up in indoor public settings again — notwithstanding vaccination status.
So tell me: what’s the point of being vaccinated with an experimental agent that has not been FDA-approved if we are still being bullied into covering our faces?
Duchin’s fear-mongering comes even as the efficacy of face coverings has been refuted time and again.
“It boggles my mind when there is some notion that by wearing a face covering you are actually doing a ‘service’ to your neighbor and therefore everyone has to protect everyone by this,” writes Roger Koops in The Year of Disguises (American Institute for Economic Research, AIER). Koops is a 25-year veteran of the pharmaceutical and biotechnology industries.
“Actually, the opposite is true,” he adds. “You are now becoming an additional potential source of environmental contamination. You are now becoming a transmission risk; not only are you increasing your own risk, but you are also increasing the risk to others.” read more