CNBC Touts ‘Experts’ Suggest Wearing Three Masks
There has never been a lack of conflicting and confusing information during the COVID-19 crisis. As vaccines roll out and many liberal cities open up, there is also debate about … wearing multiple masks. It is confusing.
After Dr. Fauci mentioned that two face masks are “more effective” at stopping the virus, prompting CNBC’s Contessa Brewer to advocate three masks. The sky is the limit; You can also carry garbage bags or sleeping bags to be on the safe side.
“The experts keep telling us that wearing masks is really about protecting others from ourselves if we are contagious. But when other people don’t wear their masks or don’t wear them properly, we have to protect ourselves. Brewer said.
Brewer then quoted experts to defend their positions: “Experts say that with a close-knit cloth mask you can double up for extra protection … a three-layer mask could block up to 90% of the particles.”
Brewer discussed with researchers at Virginia Tech, who found that doubling the masks could increase efficiency from 50% to 75%, and even “a three-layer mask could block up to 90% of the particles”.
Co-host Shep Smith told viewers to remove all facial hair as well as this would render the face masks ineffective. However, Summit News reports, “The idea of wearing three masks may not only be absurd but also dangerous.”
“During a discussion about whether people should wear two masks, CBS4 Medical Editor Dr. Dave Hnida said,” Three masks could go too far as it could interfere with breathing, “Summit News reported.