Let's put this to bed right now. This thread is a rundown of the countries with mask mandates and their infections transmissions.
Venezuela. Mask wearing mandated in March. Oops. Image
Vietnam. Introduced in March. Ooops. Image
Czech Republic. Mar 18th mandated. Oops. Image
Slovakia. March 25th mandated. Ooops Image
Bosnia. March 29th mandated. Ooops Image
Columbia. April 4th mandated. Oopsie. Image
Cuba. April 6th. Ooops. Image
Morocco. April 7th. Whoooooops. Image
April 8th. El Salvador. Ooops. Image
Argentine (very high mask compliance). April 15th. Oh dear. Image
Philippines - highest compliance on the planet. Ooops. Image
Need I go on?
Israel. April. Oooooooops. Image
Poland. April. Oops. Image
Honduras. May. Oops Image
Ok, bored now, you get the point.

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16 Sep
Nearly a month after my tweets about infection rates AFTER countries mandated mask wearing gained some attention, perhaps it's time for an update.
Some countries have strengthened their use, such as UK, France, Spain.
Remember, they tell you that mask wearing reduces how far an aerosol can travel (absolutely true) and this equates to reduced infections. So do we see this in any of the global data?
Let's have a look.....
Venezuela. Mandated in March. Nothing here to show masks have made a difference. Damn.
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9 Sep
Many months later, the Scottish Government finally responded to my FOI request on masks.
I asked:
- The evidence to support the wearing of face coverings, including data on the effectiveness of
such measures.
- The scientific studies on the risk of wearing face coverings
They replied with the following. And I'll try and break it down.
"Regarding face coverings, decisions were based on evidence and
advice from the World HealthOrganisation (WHO) and Scientific AdvisoryGroup for Emergencies
So, June 4th SAGE minutes.
As seen here; assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/upl…
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