Prior to 2020, it was long understood that masks are ineffective against the spread of airborne viruses.
Randomized controlled trials (RCTs) are the highest scientific standard that studies can adhere to, and none have shown masks to have a significant effect on viral spread. Additionally, wide samples of real-world data have shown no difference between localities with mask mandates and those without.
Surgeons wear masks to prevent bacterial spread between their face and the open wound – not to guard against viruses.
Mask-wearing is a cruel panic measure that has continued for far too long.
I have listened to the concerns of the parents of Union County, and consistently voted against masks.
Teachers not in danger:
Mask-free Swedish schools are safe:
Pandemic plans do not call for lockdowns or universal masking: