Why does it seem the same people who have fought wearing a mask often proclaiming the horrific pandemic was either a hoax, political strategy, or worse, continue appearing to be in some state of denial to – this – day?
Many of these individuals appear to subscribe to and/ or believe some or several of the conspiracy theories which align with their wishes! The reality is, simply denying something never makes it go away but, rather often creates a series of undesirable circumstances/ ramifications!
Wouldn’t it be nice if they would be willing to understand and accept although everyone is entitled to their own personal opinion that does not make it a fact? One would hope after the millions of Americans infected and hundreds – of – thousands dead from the pandemic each of us would prioritize making public health a top – priority!
Instead of doing what they want to and proclaiming it’s their right/ freedom to do – so shouldn’t they become part of the solution instead of adding to the problems? Nearly every public health expert agrees, until/ unless we approach herd immunity and about 70% or more of the population gets vaccinated wearing a mask not only protects the wearer but the greater good!
With that in mind, this article will attempt to briefly consider examine the review and discuss 4 considerations.
If You Aren’t Vaccinated, Wear A Mask Instead Of Risking Infection!: 4 Considerations!
1. Herd immunity: The best way to defeat this pandemic is to achieve as close to herd immunity as possible! To do so, at least 70% must get thoroughly vaccinated yet it seems the same 30% or so who complain about wearing a mask, refuse to get the vaccine! Is this stupidity/ ignorance denial resistance refusal to effectively listen or just not caring about the health and well-being of society in – general?
2. Vaccinated data/ statistics, vary, by region: Statistics indicate the citizens and residents of certain geographic regions/ areas/ locations/ states, cooperate by being vaccinated to a far – larger proportion (greater rate) than others! Since these people are free to move around the country, they create public health risks and ramifications!
3. New strains riskier to children: Although, around the world, there are many reports of new strains of this virus which are reportedly far, more dangerous to children, than the original version. We continue watching parents protesting children wearing masks in school! Since children under 12, are not yet, eligible to be vaccinated, and, there are still so many adults who refuse this concept especially inside where airborne viruses more easily spread continuing to wear a mask for unvaccinated people makes sense!
4. This shouldn’t be political, but a public health issue: We must not accept a political solution to public health issues! How many more must die before certain people stop playing – politics with the lives and well-being/ public health of the rest of society!
Wake up America and demand your public officials stop the empty rhetoric and lies and proceed using well-considered public health approaches and plans! Will you let your representatives know you are sick – and – tired and not going to take – it anymore?