The Magical Thinking and Dangers of Masks
Not only have health officials lied about face masks' effectiveness in reducing COVID-19 infection, but science is increasingly showing they don't work. Why, then, are they still being worn?
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lied about masks’ effectiveness when CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky tweeted, “Masks can help reduce your chance of #COVID19 infection by more than 80%”
Walensky didn’t give a reference for her claim, but a large study from researchers at Yale, Stanford and the University of Californ…