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old sarge

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Do Masks Work?
« on: August 01, 2020, 09:21:36 PM »
Lots of controversy or arguments along political lines as to whether wearing a cheap throw away surgical mask works in slowing the spread of the covid 19 virus.  Maybe this video will help folks decide yes or no.  I can tell you that where I live they are mandatory.  Most folks comply; some do not.  Anyway, enjoy the video.

https://www.popularmechanics.com/science/health/a33472479/blowtorch-coronavirus-face-mask-experiment/?source=nl
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Re: Do Masks Work?
« Reply #1 on: August 02, 2020, 02:08:38 PM »
They only work when worn over nose. :)
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Re: Do Masks Work?
« Reply #2 on: August 03, 2020, 03:50:02 PM »
Very good! Thanks for sharing.
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Re: Do Masks Work?
« Reply #3 on: August 09, 2020, 09:56:04 AM »
My buddy here has family in Arizona and know they had trouble getting hand sanitizer, masks, and gloves down there. Shipped them a 10 lb box about two months ago. Hope the supply chain is back to normal down there soon.

They have made them mandatory here as well. Lots of locals making cloth masks and selling them on etsy.
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Re: Do Masks Work?
« Reply #4 on: August 09, 2020, 07:02:58 PM »
Except for lysol spray and similar, many stores now have masks and hand sanitizer.  And they have long since recovered from and restocked that all important upper respiratory commodity:  toilet paper!
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Re: Do Masks Work?
« Reply #5 on: August 15, 2020, 08:09:10 PM »
Lol. Yeah. the picture of people at Costco with shopping carts full of TP was something to behold. The masks aren't so bad. You get used to them. Still looks weird though.
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