OMG is this a piece from 1920? 🙄 MUST-READ (5 min) Wearing a mask doesn’t just protect others from COVID, it protects you from infection, perhaps serious illness, too (from USA TODAY)

A new report from a hair salon in Springfield, Missouri, shows wearing a face mask isn’t just altruistic – it also helps keep the person wearing it from getting COVID-19. And some infectious disease experts increasingly think wearing a mask could mean that even if a person is infected, they are more likely to get a milder or even asymptomatic form of the disease.  … ⇢ Read more

It’s pretty easy for the number of newly confirmed COVID-19 cases per day to go from 50,000 to 60,000, while it’s very very difficult from 900 to 90. Yet both situations can be ascribed to #COVIDIOTS.

‪37 million Canadians please resist any border reopening plan regardless of what the authorities think and say —— at least until December 31, 2020!

Face masks curb COVID-19 but add barriers for the deaf.

Home quarantine curbs COVID-19 but aggravates domestic violence.

If you can go into quarantine and wear a face mask without any problem, you should count yourself fortunate and feel blessed.

We empathize with Americans who are dying to escape from their COVID-ridden motherland. But please be empathetic towards Canadians, too, who are literally avoiding Americans like the plague!


The Face Covering Conjecture is still the hardest unsolved question in the Western world. Even the Collatz Conjecture and Goldbach’s Conjecture pale by comparison.

Is he an idiot? I’m sorry to see him and people alike pathetically torn between masking and not masking. MUST-READ (1 min) Tory wants GTA-wide agreement on encouraging mask use (by Chris Herhalt)

Toronto Mayor John Tory says he wants a GTA-wide agreement requiring or encouraging mask use in most settings, as area mayors plan to meet virtually on Monday. “People have come to understand that the best way you can protect other people from the possibility you have the virus and are spreading it through water droplets is wearing a mask,” Tory told CP24. … ⇢ Read more

I hope this piece is conclusive enough for imbeciles to consider wearing face masks when going out during a pandemic. MUST-READ (6 min) Masks help stop the spread of coronavirus – the science is simple and I’m one of 100 experts urging governors to require public mask-wearing (by Jeremy Howard)

I’m a data scientist at the University of San Francisco and teach courses online in machine learning for In late March, I decided to use public mask-wearing as a case study to show my students how to combine and analyze diverse types of data and evidence. … ⇢ Read more