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Q: What makes you not wear a mask back in your homecountry at this moment?

I could be wrong but from what I read or saw on the news, most of y'all still don't wanna wear a protective mask in your homecountry.

 

No reason to panic! They say.

 

I'm scratching my head here. Really?? Is it too big an offense to be wearing a mask while walking on the street?

 

P.E.A.C.E.!

21 weeks 6 days ago in  Health & Safety - China

 
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well,,,granted I don't know Sh*t from Shinola*, but when the USA declares official National Emergency,,,,,,  somethings going on....   and shuts down travel between the ponds,,,,  look,,, I'm not a 'Sky is fallin' guy,,, or a 'Rest easy' guy,,, Truth is I could give a fk,,, but lets all of us here on echina try to give cool info!

 

and hahaa,,,  my mask is a MotoX mask w/ replaceable filters!  of which I have a couple of yrs worth..........  disposable is not the way to go guys.... if u can get yourself the next level up....

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I think maybe people are embarrased to wear masks in my country because it's not a cultural norm. I'm not sure. But man, they should be wearing masks.

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I absolutely abhor wearinfg the mask inside places. I call it a "face bra". From my breath it makes my mouth hot, it feels silly, and I just resent having to wear the damn thing. I never wear it outside in public. I also HATE THE TERM “social distancing" with a passion, I dont like it when they have to give a term to something, but if I am near people or if I am in a crowded place (like the subway the other day) I will wear it.

 

I am American and America isnt China. It is much more difficult for the government to tell people "Stay Home'. I also hate this advice because most people have to be employed and their job is their lifeline to existance. I would love to stay home, watch YouTube, smoke pot all day, eat, read, sleep, fuck my wife, play with my phone and watch movies, but my money will run out and I will be homeless. No good to stay home if you are going to be homeless. Not everyone has a lifeline or friends, parents or relatives to float them for a time.

 

A lot of Americans at first rebelled at this thinking that this was just "the flu" and a horrendous overreaction, and there were thousands of kids at Spring Break in Florida living it up, and people outside in the parks and doing other things. It's not the Authoritarian China who tells their citizens to STAY HOME and we stay home.

 

Probably my mask habits would be the same in America as here, but probably in America I would actually try to stay away from other people as much as possible. To me, this is the true misery of all of this, to stay away from other people, we people are social beings who need to be with others, and this comes from someone who is slightly misanthropic.

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The Way Droplets Spread In Air, Captured Using Advanced Cameras By Scientists In Japan

https://mp.weixin.qq.com/s/uS2iIXXaBIWft3Y0KlSjsQ

 

In Mandarin/Japanese but you can easily understand the video.

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Because the Chinese took all the masks and medical supplies back to China

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In my home country of Denmark it is illigal to cover ones face in public. 

 

Also, masks are for healthcare professionals. There is no real evidence it works to prevent the spread. An N95 mask does prevent you from breathing in particles, or coughing them out, but does not prevent you from touching flat surfaces and licking yor fingers while not wearing it

 

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According to WHO Guidelines:

 

If you are healthy, you only need to wear a mask if you are taking care of a person with suspected 2019-nCoV infection.Wear a mask if you are coughing or sneezing.

Masks are effective only when used in combination with frequent hand-cleaning with alcohol-based hand rub or soap and water.

If you wear a mask, then you must know how to use it and dispose of it properly.

wearing a face-mask is public, it has been suggested, gives a false sense of security, and makes people more likely to ignore social distancing and wash hands less frequently.

it is simple, if you don't need to wear a mask, don't.

To do so is to waste those that may be needed by health-care professionals.

It's not rocket science people - it also helps reduce the amount of waste being generated by pointless mask-wearing.

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https://www.zerohedge.com/health/world-war-z-dead-patient-infects-medica...

 

It should now make sense why China was so adamant in cremating bodies as the fast-spreading virus terrorized Wuhan earlier this year. That is because, a new report published on April 11 says a medical examiner recently passed away after contracting COVID-19 from a corpse. 

The incident took place in Bangkok, Thailand, at an unknown date, when a medical worker was infected with the virus after conducting tests on a COVID-19 corpse, the study said, which was recently published in the Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine.

The death of the medical examiner "is the first report on COVID-19 infection and death among medical personnel in a Forensic Medicine unit," according to the authors.

Authors Won Sriwijitalai and Viroj Wiwanitkit wrote in the journal that forensic medical professionals must wear a "protective suit, gloves, goggles, a cap, and a mask" while operating on COVID-19 corpses. 

"There is a low chance of forensic medicine professionals coming into contact with infected patients, but they can have contact with biological samples and corpses," they explained. 

The authors also suggested that the same disinfection protocols used in operating rooms must be applied to forensic units. 

In the US, the dead are piling up at hospitals across the country. By Wednesday morning (April 14), total COVID-19 deaths have topped nearly 26,000 – leaving morgue storage capacity at many hospitals overflowing with bodies. Refrigerated trailers have been called in to increase storage at some facilities, specifically in New York City and Detroit

 

And maybe there are some uncanny parallels of today's COVID-19 pandemic and with the 2013 movie "World War Z"…  

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'cause I ain't a terrorist ... or bank robber ...  ... I thought ...  

 

Honest people in West don't wear masks ... or hoodies ... 

 

Now, I am going to the Condiments store with mask on ... and looking over my shoulder when 'Special branch' will approach ... They are all wearing hoodies, so I'll know right away ... 

Where was I? OK:

 

Spanish Agents Capture Europe's Most-Wanted ISIS Terrorist Wearing COVID-Mask As Disguise

"Covid-19 will allow suspected terrorists to hide indoors, and to travel outside undercover.

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  • APR 24, 2020 6:05 AM

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