February 2020 – Certified masks do not work when used by the public

April 2020 – Uncertified cloth masks made of random materials using unknown designs, assembled by persons of unknown skill, worn over the mouth and not the nose, and rarely cleaned, are now mandated and are effective

June 2020 – Fauci – we had to lie and say don’t wear face masks because of a shortage of masks for health care workers; however, there was never a shortage of homemade DIY masks for the public so unclear why his statement has any relevancy.

Jan 26, 2021 Fauci: 2 masks are common sense

Dr Fauci says “If you have a physical covering with one layer, you put another layer on, it just makes common sense that it would likely be more effective…And that’s the reason why you see people either double masking or doing a version of an N95.”

January 27, 2021Experts say you should wear two masks

Time to double or upgrade masks as coronavirus variants emerge, experts say

Better face coverings are needed to curb more-transmissible strains as vaccine rollout is underway, they say

January 28, 2021Fauci – no evidence to support two masks

Dr Fauci says the CDC has not changed any recommendations on mask wearing. “Maybe I should put two masks on … but there is no data that indicates that is going to make a difference” (This became the subject of a Newsweek “fact check” which confirmed that Fauci said there is no evidence.)

January 28, 2021 – Canada says you should wear “three layer masks”, or N95s, even outdoors . One of “top aerosol scientists in the world” says cloth masks basically do not work (may 1/2 million virus particles instead of 1 million!) – and the experts say you should wear N95s even outdoors.

January 30, 2021 – We should be wearing THREE MASKS

January 31, 2021 Expert says wearing two masks may increase infection rates

Wearing two masks may increase infection rate says Dr. Michael Osterholm: “If you add on another mask, you may actually make it tougher for the air to move through the two-cloth area, and then at that point it causes more air to actually leak around the sides, which actually enhances your ability to get infected,”

Multiple dates in January

The White House, Austria and Germany announce that cloth masks are no longer acceptable and mandate N95s (or FP2 equivalent in EU) for everyone. France asks everyone to discontinue using cloth masks and switch to medical-grade masks only. The NBA bans cloth masks for staff and coaches and mandates N95s. They all agree that cloth masks did not work.

Epidemiology seems to have the accuracy of astrology and the honesty of alchemy.

Coldstreams Skeptic