Mask mandates are making a comeback in some areas as COVID-19 “surges” and new variants surface. Several schools and private companies have reinstated mask mandates as COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to increase across the country if mainstream media can be believed.
COVID-19 hospitalizations have increased by nearly 16 percent over the past week alone, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and parroted by the mainstream media.
The official narrative is that the new variants are coming for everyone and we all need to get more injections that proved ineffective the first four times, and mask up, which has been shown to be detrimental to both mental and physical health.
In Alabama, Kinterbish Junior High School issued a mask mandate in late August for students, staff, and visitors due to COVID-19 and just this week, Rosemary Hills Elementary School in Silver Spring, Maryland, issued a mask mandate for 10 days, after three people at the school tested positive for the virus. “It always starts the same way, as a temporary mandate ‘15 days to [slow the spread],’” Kyle Wilkens, a parent in Silver Spring, told The Epoch Times. “I can’t go through this again, my child is not wearing a mask to school.”
A lot of healthcare professionals say masking has no significant benefit to avoiding infection by the coronavirus. The science is far from settled.
“85 percent of those infected with COVID wore masks some or all of the time before their infection. The countless jurisdictions that mandated masks actually saw an increase in infections during the mandate. A key randomized, controlled study of mass masking during the COVID outbreak, concluded that wearing a mask had no significant effect on viral spreading.”