“Masks provide a hell of a lot of protection. And I’m more comfortable relaxing things if everybody is wearing masks than if they weren’t,” Dr. George Rutherford, a UC San Francisco epidemiologist and infectious diseases expert, said recently.
The conspiracy theories about low oxygen and high CO2 levels are bogus. Face masks reduce the daily growth rate of reported infections. It communicates, “I am considerate” (a quote from Brad Pitt.) And it’s the only way we will all get back to work and our kids get back to school.
On June 20, bars were allowed to reopen in L.A. County, about 500,000 people decided to go out for a drink, according to the Department of Public Health. Last week, Orange County reported 1,179 new coronavirus infections — a weekly record overall, and up 22% from the previous week.
According to Damian Carabello, MD, with this amazing mask technology, you magically reduce the chance of spreading Covid by 85%! Worried masks make you look like a wuss? Write your High School bench press max on your mask—everyone will be impressed. Missing sports? You have a zero chance of watching NFL, NBA, and MLB without wearing a mask.
Just do it and get over yourself.