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A Group Of Parents Sent Their Kids' Face   The Serious You: How Current Events Affect You

Started Jun-18 by WALTER784; 716 views.

Was that on the outside the masks or the inside of the masks? And was this after they had been worn all day, or was it new out of the box?

Those details make a huge difference as to whether the masks are a source of infection, or they did their job and caught a huge amount of stuff in the air that they otherwise would have inhaled.

If they were new, fresh from the wrapper and never worn, and tested for that kind of pathogens, then I'd be wondering what kind of squalid conditions they were manufactured under.

WALTER784

From: WALTER784

Jun-18

$1,661.87 in cats (ROCKETMAN_S) said...

Was that on the outside the masks or the inside of the masks?

The report didn't say, but I would presume the outside.

$1,661.87 in cats (ROCKETMAN_S) said...

And was this after they had been worn all day, or was it new out of the box?

The article said: >>>It only stands to reason that one of those health ramifications would be the fact that millions of people, particularly children, have been forced to wear and carry around pieces of cloth they've continually breathed through for hours on end. What lurking pathogens might be found on these disgusting contraptions being incessantly handled, stuck in pockets, and mindlessly tossed on books, tables, and desks? Well, one group of Florida parents sent a batch of masks worn by their children to a lab to find out.<<<

So it seems they were either worn or carried around with them all day, so not new... out of the box!

FWIW

So it was more of a report on what kind of stuff is airborne in a typical school, that kids can catch and how nasty that the school is, that some people morphed into an indictment about the ineffectiveness of masks. Sounds to me like a case of examining the air filter on a pickup truck after going up and down oil field roads all day, noticing the amount of dust and grit and bugs and pollen and things that could destroy an engine, and saying it was proof that oil filters don't work, rather than noting the amount of stuff stirred up on a dirt road.

WALTER784

From: WALTER784

Jun-19

Quite similar... sounds like the school itself might be quarantined and investigated to find out why those things are rampant at the school!

FWIW

Showtalk
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From: Showtalk

Jun-19

Yes, those pathogens are in the air they breathe, but they weren’t getting diseases from them.

Showtalk
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From: Showtalk

Jun-19

I want to know about that too.

Showtalk said:

Yes, those pathogens are in the air they breathe, but they weren’t getting diseases from them.

Most kids who aren't immunocompromised usually can shrug off low levels of pathogen exposure. But it is always a game of chance. You never know who is more sensitive to infection,, and of course some of them could get a severe infection.

But it also illustrates that a school is full of asymptomatic carriers, or otherwise the critters wouldn't be viable and able to be cultured in a Petri dish.

Having no children is one way to reduce one's level of exposure to all sorts of pathogens, as schools are notorious for being Petri dishes of disease exchange going back decades before Covid.

Showtalk
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From: Showtalk

Jun-19

Given the amount of disease children and parents are exposed to, they stay remarkably healthy.

Showtalk said:

Given the amount of disease children and parents are exposed to, they stay remarkably healthy.

Except for those who have been raised in a nearly sterile environment. They seem to have horrible allergies and asthma and other autoimmune / inflammation type disorders, even things like diabetes and fibromyalgia and other things.

WALTER784

From: WALTER784

Jun-20

Showtalk said...

Given the amount of disease children and parents are exposed to, they stay remarkably healthy.

I have seen 5 or 6 reports over the past 20 years of studies done on children of the very rich who had butlers and maids keep the house spick and span clean with no dust what so ever versus those who lived in some of the poorest dirtiest environments, and in most of the reports I read, it said that those who were brought up in the less desirable/less favorable environments seemed to have a stronger imuno ability to germs.

I saw a few reports that also said those who lived in the really posh environments also tended to have more allergies than those who lived in less than favorable conditions too!

FWIW

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