Paul Stevens has written a postcard from California for the Daily sceptic. Despite the mask mandates being lifted, some Californians continue to wear masks, having become habituated to the humiliating ritual.
The evidence that masks do nothing to stop transmission of COVID-19 is now overwhelming. Why, then, is an NHS mental health trust reiterating its demands for patients to wear masks?
Smile Free, which campaigns against mask mandates, predicted that whether you had to wear masks in hospitals and clinics would become a ‘postcode lottery’, unconnected with science or evidence. And so it has come to pass.
At a time of high pressure on the NHS, a hospital is still spending £138,000 employing two people to stand at the door and hand out face masks and hand sanitiser, a Freedom of Information request has revealed.
Chinese lockdown sceptic artist Ai Weiwei has been beaten by the police for his opposition to the Chinese Communist Party and held in conditions of extreme confinement. We can say honestly he has suffered for his art.