Face Masks Don’t Protect and Risk Serious Harm to Health. Stanford Study

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US-dominated Western governments lie and otherwise mass deceive their people on key domestic and geopolitical issues.

So do their press agent media. On most all things mattering most, nothing they claim can be taken at face value. Secret motives are concealed.


A new Stanford University study — conducted under the auspices of the National Institutes of Health’s National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) — concluded that face masks don’t protect against covid (or other) viral droplets and risk serious harm to health if worn longterm.

The NCBI study’s abstract said the following:

“Many countries across the globe utilized medical and non-medical facemasks as non-pharmaceutical intervention for reducing the transmission and infectivity of coronavirus disease-2019 (covid).”

“(S)cientific evidence supporting facemasks’ efficacy is lacking…”

“(A)dverse physiological, psychological and health effects are established.”

It’s “hypothesized that facemasks have compromised safety and efficacy profile and should be avoided from use.”

“The current (assessment) comprehensively summarizes scientific evidence with respect to wearing facemasks in the (covid) era…”

It “provid(es) information for public health and decision making.”

The NCBI study concludes as follows:

“(E)xisting scientific evidences challenge the safety and efficacy of wearing facemask as preventive intervention for (covid).”

“The data suggest that both medical and non-medical facemasks are ineffective to block human-to-human transmission of viral and infectious disease such (as) SARS-CoV-2 and (covid), supporting against the usage of facemasks.”

“Wearing facemasks has been demonstrated to have substantial adverse physiological and psychological effects.”

“These include hypoxia, hypercapnia, shortness of breath, increased acidity and toxicity, activation of fear and stress response, rise in stress hormones, immunosuppression, fatigue, headaches, decline in cognitive performance, predisposition for viral and infectious illnesses, chronic stress, anxiety and depression.”

“Long-term consequences of wearing facemask(s) can cause health deterioration, developing and progression of chronic diseases and premature death.”

“Governments, policy makers and health organizations should utilize (a) scientific evidence-based approach with respect to wearing facemasks, when the latter is considered as preventive intervention for public health.”

Face masks can’t protect. They’re porous to permit breathing. Otherwise, they’d hermetically seal wearers and suffocate them.

Peer-reviewed studies showed no relationship between their use in public and protection from covid.

Aerosolized viral droplets are too minute to be blocked.

If exposed when masked, they penetrate what’s worn and accumulate inside.

Pathogens are then inhaled into lungs in concentrated form.

Nations and local communities with the lowest incidence of mask-wearing had fewer outbreaks.

The NCBI study and considerable other scientific evidence proves beyond a reasonable doubt that virtually everything mandated and recommended by US-dominated Western countries on all things covid risks serious harm to health — not the other way around.

Countless millions of people in the US, West, and elsewhere have been — and continue to be — conned to believe what’s shown up annually for time immemorial with no fear-mongering created mass hysteria became harmful to health and well-being like never before.

So it became necessary to institute draconian policies to address it.

Countless numbers of medical and scientific experts profoundly disagree.

What’s gone on since last year is state-sponsored/media supported madness.

Ignored is that the survival rate for seasonal flu-renamed covid for individuals under age-70 is 99.95% — 95% for people over age-70.

Since last year in the West, countless numbers of reported deaths from causes unrelated to covid were falsely attributed to the renamed viral illness.

Artificially inflating numbers is all about fear-mongering ordinary people to self-inflict harm by going along with draconian/harmful to health policies.

They include multiple inoculations with experimental, high-risk, unapproved, rushed to market, DNA altering mRNA technology and vaccines for covid.

When taken as directed, they risk serious harm to health — including contraction of the illness they’re claimed to protect against.

If ongoing madness continues unchecked — what’s highly likely in the West — the toll on health and well-being may be catastrophic.


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Stephen Lendman is a Research Associate of the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG).

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“Banker Occupation: Waging Financial War on Humanity”


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