from TheFederalist Website
A Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report (Community and Close Contact Exposures Associated with COVID-19 Among Symptomatic Adults ≥18 Years) released in September shows that masks and face coverings are not effective in preventing the spread of COVID-19,
A study conducted in the United States in July found that when they compared 154 "case-patients," who tested positive for COVID-19, to a control group of 160 participants from health care facilities who were symptomatic but tested negative, over 70 percent of the case-patients were contaminated with the virus and fell ill despite "always" wearing a mask.
In addition, over 14 percent of the case-patients said they "often" wore a face covering and were still infected with the virus.
The study also demonstrates that under 4 percent of the case-patients became sick with the virus even though they "never" wore a mask or face covering.
Despite over 70 percent of the case-patient participants’ efforts to follow CDC recommendations by committing to always wearing face coverings at,
...they still contracted the virus.
While the study notes that some of these people may have contracted the virus from the few moments that they removed their mask to eat or drink at,
...the CDC concedes that,
In fact, the report suggests that,
Despite this new 'scientific information', the CDC, Director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) Dr. Anthony Fauci, and many political 'authorities' are still encouraging people to wear masks.
Many states and cities have even mandated masks, citing them as one of the main tools to "slow the spread" of coronavirus and keep case numbers in their area down...