Sweden’s Tegnell: Wearing face masks may be ‘very dangerous’

Sweden’s top infectious disease expert has resisted recommending face masks for the general population — arguing it’s “very dangerous” if people believe the coverings alone will stop the spread of the coronavirus. Anders Tegnell, chief epidemiologist at Sweden’s Public Health Agency, has repeatedly expressed skepticism that face masks will control virus outbreaks, the Financial Times reported. …

Holland’s top scientists say there’s no solid evidence masks work

Face masks in public places are not necessary, based on all the current evidence,' said Coen Berends, spokesman for the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment. 'There is no benefit and there may even be negative impact.' This is a bold but highly controversial stance – especially as fears grow of a second …

Mask Fatigue: Some Workers Claim Headaches, Shortness Of Breath, Anxiety

McKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The mask mandate to keep Texans from spreading COVID-19 is coming with some side effects.Some people who are forced to wear face masks all day in the workplace complain of headaches, shortness of breath and anxiety. Whether the elastic is too tight or the cloth is too thick, there are a …

Miami Police Setting Up Mask Traps – $100 Fines For Wearing Masks Improperly

It's been less than two weeks since Miami-Dade County announced it would be fining people for not wearing masks in public. Already, Florida media outlets are filled with stories of people cited for wearing masks improperly, lowering masks to sip a drink, or removing their face coverings once outside of a store.On Thursday, the Miami …