This makes no sense:

Despite the vaccine’s meager level of protection, this flu season has been the second in a row to show low overall case counts. That may be because the surge of the Omicron variant in December and January had people wearing masks and practicing social distancing, thereby preventing the spread of the flu, Schaffner suggested.

Source: Flu vaccine ‘essentially ineffective’ this season – UPI.com

They why did masks fail to stop Covid during this wave? Some experts have estimated 25-40% of the population had Covid over about 2-3 months time frame. If masks worked for flu, why did the fail to stop Covid? Anyone? Hello?

By EdwardM