Selected Posts from June 2020

Every few months, I delete my posts from Facebook. I know FB already got some value from my activities, and want to limit what I give them. So, each month I pick some posts to preserve on this blog.


That “A cluster randomised trial of cloth masks compared with medical masks in healthcare workers” Article the Anti-Mask People are Passing Around, and Getting it Wrong

Sometime around July 8 to 11, this article made the rounds. It is an article that just won’t vanish, and as it’s passed around, the claims about it get more extreme.

They completely misread the paper, which does not compare cloth masks to “no masks”. They compare medical masks and cloth masks to standard practice, where people wore masks.