Masks are useless and harmful

Below is a collection of articles asserting that wearing a mask does no good and can actually cause harm.

  1. 47 studies confirm ineffectiveness of masks for COVID and 32 more confirm their negative health effects (lifesitenews.com)  (7/23/21)
  2. The Science of Masks  (childrenshealthdefense.org) a collection of dozens of articles on why masks don’t work.
  3. CDC finds masks, indoor dining bans do little to stop virus, but media ignores (lifesitenews.com)
  4. Researcher debunks every falsehood about COVID masking policies – LifeSite (lifesitenews.com)  (9/27/21)
    • accuses the CDC, the WHO, and Big Tech of being responsible for ‘countless deaths.’
  5. Washington Post: everyone wore masks during 1918 flu pandemic they were useless/
  6. Tucker Carlson: Science shows there is no reason to wear’ a mask (lifesitenews.com)
  7. Mask mandates are counterproductive — How much more data do we need?
  8. An Evidence Based Scientific Analysis of Why Masks are Ineffective, Unnecessary, and HarmfulMeehanMD
    • Wearing a mask may increase the severity of Covid-19
    • Cloth masks may increase the risk of contracting Covid-19 and other respiratory infections
    • Wearing a mask makes exhaled air go into the eyes, which causes dry eyes, and increases the likelihood that you touch your eyes / face with your hands
  9. Masks ‘a possible risk’ for spreading COVID, ‘predisposing’ people to infections: study
  10. Masks & Oral Health (vashiva.com)
  11. It’s Been Nearly A Month Since Texas Governor Lifted Mask Mandate And COVID Cases Continue To Fall | The Daily Wire
  12. Masking children: tragic, unscientific, and damaging | LifeSite News
  13. NY Magazine: The Science of masking kids at school remains uncertain.
    1. Masking then-unvaccinated teachers and improving ventilation with more fresh air were associated with a lower incidence of the virus in schools.
    2. Distancing, hybrid models, classroom barriers, HEPA filters, and, most notably, requiring student masking were each found to not have a statistically significant benefit.
  14. Study shows how masks are harming children – LifeSite News
    • Data from the first registry to record children’s experiences with masks show physical, psychological and behavioral issues including irritability, difficulty concentrating and impaired learning
    • Since school shutdowns in spring 2020, an increasing number of parents are seeking drug treatment for attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) for their children
    • Evidence from the U.K. shows schools are not the super spreaders health officials said they were; measured rates of infection in schools were the same as the community, not higher
    • A large randomized controlled trial showed wearing masks does not reduce the spread of SARS-CoV-2
  15. 9/7/21 – The potential educational harms of mandatory-masking policies are much more firmly established, at least at this point, than their possible benefits in stopping the spread of COVID-19 in schools.