Wearing a mask prevents the wearer from spreading covid to others more than it protects the wearer. "I protect you and you protect me" and we can stop this thing.

Don't be stupid!

Wearing a mask of any sort whatsoever improves your chances of avoiding Covid-19 somewhat. A lot depends on the quality of the mask. The ones that Gov Lee bought are somewhat better than worthless and may poison you. Homemade masks can be effective at preventing the wearer from spreading Covid but not as much at preventing covid from getting to the wearer. A mask and eye shield is very good at protecting the wearer and is now the standard for medical personnel.

Trump's America is killing its citizens by studied ignorance and mean spirited stupidity.

Masks work if we all wear them.

A few weeks ago right after Missouri relaxed its COVID restrictions two hair stylists at a salon in Springfield, Missouri came down with COVID. Contact tracing revealed they had potentially exposed about 140 clients and six coworkers. The key data point is that all staff and customers at the salon were wearing masks during the period in question.

Of those 140 clients, 46 came forward to take COVID tests. They were all negative. The rest were quarantined during their possible incubation period. None of them developed the disease.

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Lost Medicaid Funding

To date, the failure to expand Medicaid / TennCare has cost the State of Tennessee ? in lost federal funding.