@vandys How many lost their lives to me socially distancing and being careful to avoid being a vector for viral transmission via handwashing and mask usage? I'm gonna be pretty sure that's a zero, bud.
@FuchsiaShock OTOH, mask mandates have no correspondence with deflecting any curve--and in some cases, a negative correlation. Theory: people feel an unwarranted increase of safety, as they fiddle their mask, then touch products, doors, money, card terminals, ....
OTOH, the culture of fear is a part of the destruction of our economy, especially hard on the poor. And _that_ has demonstrably killed many people.
Cold, hard numbers, bud.
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