Articles tagged with: Face mask


New York Post article makes speculative, unsupported claim that mutation could enable the virus causing COVID-19 to evade handwashing and mask-wearing

in New York Post, by Jackie Salo

— 08 Oct 2020

"The preprint that the article focuses on actually says nothing about the most egregious claim made in the article: that the virus is evolving to get around hand-washing, masks, et..

Telegraph article describing the hypothesis that face masks can variolate a population receives mixed reviews on its scientific accuracy

in The Telegraph, by Georgina Hayes

— 24 Sep 2020

"The Telegraph headline is obviously misleading but the subheading is accurate. Masks don’t give immunity; rather, the argument is that infections are milder or asymptomatic and ..


Multiple studies show that face masks reduce the spread of COVID-19; a Cochrane review doesn’t demonstrate otherwise

Face masks are ineffective at reducing the spread of COVID-19 and other respiratory diseases, a Cochrane review demonstrates

SOURCE: Robert Malone, Substack

Published: 17 Feb 2023


Mask-wearing helps to reduce the spread of COVID-19; social media posts misinterpreted Annals of Internal Medicine study on N95 respirators

“‘Gold Standard’ Scientific Trial Deals Massive Blow to N95 and Surgical Masks as Way to ‘Stop Covid’”

SOURCE: Kyle Becker, Becker News

Published: 06 Dec 2022


Face masks don’t cause hypercapnia or blood acidity; no evidence indicates that these conditions increase cancer risk

Face masks cause hypercapnia and blood acidity, which might increase cancer risk

SOURCE: Christina Parks, America's Frontline Doctors

Published: 24 Nov 2022


CDC’s updated developmental milestone checklists don’t mean that standards for children’s development are lowered; they signal a change in the surveillance strategy

The CDC “lowered the bar” for developmental milestones instead of acknowledging the effects of COVID-19 restrictions in children

SOURCE: Jim Hoft, Social media users, Gateway Pundit, Facebook, Instagram, Reddit, Twitter

Published: 25 Feb 2022


Multiple scientific studies suggest that masking can help limit transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in schools, contrary to claim in Federalist article

“There’s no science behind masks on kids”.

SOURCE: Shawn Fleetwood, The Federalist

Published: 27 Aug 2021


U.S. prison releases complemented other strategies to limit the spread of COVID-19 in jails and prisons, including face masks

Masks don’t work; prisoners were released instead of being given masks

SOURCE: Facebook Users , Facebook

Published: 16 Aug 2021


Face masks can filter small airborne particles, including respiratory droplets, and are effective at reducing the spread of COVID-19

Science debunks the use of face masks to stop viruses like COVID-19

SOURCE: Byram Bridle, Liz Wheeler, Net Nuance, The Liz Wheeler Show

Published: 14 Aug 2021


Family physician Daniel Stock repeated previously debunked misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines, treatments, and control strategies in a Mount Vernon School Board Meeting

Face masks don’t reduce the spread of respiratory infections; COVID-19 vaccines are ineffective, and may lead to more severe disease; ivermectin, vitamin D, and zinc are effective COVID-19 treatments

SOURCE: Daniel Stock, YouTube

Published: 13 Aug 2021


Fauci’s emails don’t support viral claims on masks, hydroxychloroquine and virus engineering

Fauci’s emails prove he knew that masks don’t work against the spread of COVID-19, that hydroxychloroquine is effective against COVID-19, and that the virus is likely engineered, and he lied about these things to the public

SOURCE: Social media users, Facebook, TikTok, Twitter

Published: 10 Jun 2021


Fully vaccinated individuals are exempt from wearing a mask because they are less vulnerable to infection by SARS-CoV-2 than unvaccinated people

Unvaccinated people have to wear masks to protect vaccinated people

SOURCE: Facebook Users, Facebook

Published: 04 Jun 2021



Computing Forever interview with Dolores Cahill contains numerous inaccuracies about COVID-19 and vaccines

— 22 May 2020

This video, first published on 11 May 2020, features an interview between Dave Cullen, also known as Computing Forever on YouTube, and Dolores Cahill, a professor at University Col...

“Plandemic” vignette featuring anti-vaccination activist Judy Mikovits contains numerous false and unsupported claims about COVID-19

— 08 May 2020

This video is the first in a series of vignettes preceding a movie titled “Plandemic”. First published on 5 May 2020, it quickly went viral on Facebook, with more than 2.2 mill...