New post: A timeline of the strange period last year when the most prominent anti-mask campaigners were public health officials https://lessonsfromthecrisis.substack.com/p/what-on-earth-happened-with-covid …pic.twitter.com/0taxHvUQZq
@BellumPaxBR Damn thing is airborne. It was clear to anyone with an ounce of common sense by February 2020. https://twitter.com/jljcolorado/status/1391111720526024708 …
After a year? In Hong Kong and Taiwan most people had known in January 2020.
Unfortunately this still applies in Finland. Public health agency recommends masks as do its figureheads, but many of its employees are prominent "there's no evidence for efficacy" types on Twitter.
We have https://its-airborne.org/2020/March which figures masks a lot as well as "early masking countries" in a timeline https://its-airborne.org/early-masking-countries …. The west's handling mostly sucked.
what a cliffhanger ending! looking forward to next week
I'm sure they understood there was some benefit, but had a responsibility to direct stocks to where they were most needed, namely health and social care sectors
And this Time article which had a psychologist comparing masks to touching wood and other superstitious behaviour (they’ve updated the headline)https://time.com/5794729/coronavirus-face-masks/ …