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Covid-19: "Hi-So" face shields on their own are pointless, says leading Thai public health official


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Dr Fauci has said on tv they are acceptable as a replacement for a face mask as long as they go below the chin and back to just in front of the ears and this a man who knows what he is talking about .

i am saving up for a face lift, not a face mask. 

Human nature. Even in crisis, people feel the need to differentiate themselves to show they are ‘better’. 

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Sweden no Lockdown,  no face masks, no closing of anything schools , restaurants etc all stayed normally open..

Why Spain with their full Super tight  lockdown and  mandatory Face-masks has been hit much more badly then sweden?

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Since there are space between the sides of the head and the face shield, of course

air with possible Covid 19 in it could still require a mask as well to stop the very

tiny Covid from getting into the nose and mouth. But of course somone like

Homer Simpson would think otherwise, and Homer is not a real person.

  I get it.

Geezer

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As it was said a hazmat suit may stop the Covid 19 virus better than face shields, or safety goggles

and N95 or better masks, but they are hell on a hot day if the AC unit quits.   I would rather

have on a cap, goggles and good mask as I can still have some ventilation on my 

clothes, and I can drive my car a bit better without wearing a hazmat suit as well.

  The world is a different place today, and I am looking forward to the day that

there will be a vaccine for covid 19, and its weak or strong strains.

Geezer

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23 hours ago, Canuck1966 said:

How long are you willing to wear a mask for?

1 year, 5 years, forever??

 

since 9/11, cant have 100ml+ liquid and nail clippers on the planes....19 years....

sincerely hope these masks wont stay that long, totally pointless.

 

since weeks Thailand pretty much have imported virus cases, so really unclear the spread of what they trying to stop?

 

on same basis, Thailand could save 20000 lives if only ban all cars and tracks and motorbikes in favor of hand carts and walking.

 

on the upside, Thai Airways may get the field even, if they force all airlines to leave empty seats 😄

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16 hours ago, Advocatus Diaboli said:

On thing that no one can argue against and say it is not correct, is that COVID19 haS saved lives in Thailand. 

more so... saved from:

 - a lot of work related pregnancies 

 - a lot of going-on-a-trap-run debt 

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10 hours ago, GAZZPA said:

Complete and utter rubbish. it is not a joke people are dying so keep this nonsense to yourself, very childish comment. Do your research if you want to know why people are dying in the western world.

 

The shield is a better cover then a mask as it is not porous, however wearing with a face mask will be extra protection but the reality is if you want to completely protect yourself and others you need a fully sealed affair such as a hasmat suit.

Wring meds it's a bacteria which clots the blood.

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10 hours ago, Stargrazer9889 said:

Since there are space between the sides of the head and the face shield, of course

air with possible Covid 19 in it could still require a mask as well to stop the very

tiny Covid from getting into the nose and mouth. But of course somone like

Homer Simpson would think otherwise, and Homer is not a real person.

  I get it.

Geezer

It just takes little research to learn that face masks are totally unable to stop any kind of virus, due to its extremely microscopic size, so the masks fabric can't prevent it if it is there. It's the same as building a linkchain fence to block out mosquitoes. Plus I'm seeing more and more medical specialists reports about coronavirus not being airborn anyway. 

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On 6/2/2020 at 2:07 PM, Bob A Kneale said:

They will also be moved around randomly by air currents which means that they can be blown in any direction after their initial sneeze/cough velocity has stopped, and that includes up face shields and noses.

Previously, the WHO was saying Covid19 can remain suspended in the air for up to 3 hours. Now they are saying it is not airborn but can only be shot through sneezing, etc. So, which is it? Looks like they are confused and make stuff on the go. 

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15 hours ago, Sunderland said:

The point of wearing most masks is to prevent spread from someone who has the virus, not protect the wearer. 

If you are looking for protection, you need to wear a minimum of an N95 mask and either wraparound goggles or a face shield to provide protection for your eyes.

 

Most mask wearers misunderstand this.

Face masks might protect from spreading bacteria but not viruses, as we can all see with little research that plenty of prominent epidemiologists say that virus is so tiny it can't be contained by mask pores, if it is there. So either Covid19 is not a virus or if it is, masks are useless. 

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On 6/2/2020 at 3:56 PM, worgeordie said:

AS well, the more protection the better,US,UK its a serious problem

regards Worgeordie

One of the main problems is the virus can enter your eyes more so than any other way! But if you have already got the virus the face mask 😷 will stop you from spreading it ! The Question is if you don't know if you already have it 🤔 And you don't want to spread it , then wear a mask 😷 and if you differently know you don't have the virus the face shield is perfect 👌 and clean your hands as often as possible 😁

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2 hours ago, LeadingEdge said:

It just takes little research to learn that face masks are totally unable to stop any kind of virus, due to its extremely microscopic size, so the masks fabric can't prevent it if it is there. It's the same as building a linkchain fence to block out mosquitoes. Plus I'm seeing more and more medical specialists reports about coronavirus not being airborn anyway. 

Every little helps, especially if you get it and didn't wear a mask, you will always wonder..😊

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