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
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!
Sorry to our US friends, but any found here in Canada not on business or compassionate grounds, need to be deported immediately! See lots of US plates in cottage country in Ontario! We are trying to control the spread, you're not.
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’m a data scientist at the University of San Francisco and teach courses online in machine learning for fast.ai. 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