freda78 wrote: »
Lots of people here seem convinced that face coverings will protect them from covid19 - why? I have no idea as it really won't. Where does this delusion come from????
CNN have an interesting piece on this today too.
Diatonic12 wrote: »
Gisel2015 wrote: »
This is something worthy to pass aroundCover your nose with your mask to prevent COVID-19 spread | Miami Heraldhttps://www.miamiherald.com/news/coronavirus/article244473917.html
AngelOfMusic1028 wrote: »
I ALWAYS wear a mask around other people. I will not risk giving my mom any kind of sickness. She has lung, breast and bone cancer on top of COPD plus had radiation treatments. That reason is why I get so frustrated about people complaining they need to wear a mask. I don't care if I get sick. I care if she gets sick!
ShredWeek1 wrote: »
I wear a face mask just the same way I would put on a seat belt when I get in a car...probably I won't get in an accident, but if I do I want to know that I took every precaution.
The virus is an airborne virus. It travels in the air, it lands on surfaces. We don't know exactly how far it travels, how long it lingers on surfaces.
Given that we know so little, I'm taking every precaution that I can.
deputy_randolph wrote: »
I wear a mask at the gym (that's the only pubic space I've been in since March 13th); and only take off for short periods to drink water.
The risk of contracting COVID and spreading it to my kids and elderly father with emphysema outweighs the "discomfort" of the mask. I read that mask use can reduce the wearer's risk of contracting COVID by 30% (can't provide source, but I'm sure that can be googled searched). 30% is better than 0%...and wearing a mask is a super easy behavior.
Plus, I order a KISS mask, so I have a cool mask.
freda78 wrote: »
Lots of people here seem convinced that face coverings will protect them from covid19 - why? I have no idea as it really won't. Where does this delusion come from????CNN have an interesting piece on this today too.
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