CH1 Podcast Andrew Rouchotas EP091 - Malakas

“So the only way you can really explain that argument is to say ‘well, it’s not really that the masks are working,” he said. It’s because the masks are a way of driving you towards vaccination. Experts testified that it was illogical to force healthy nurses to wear masks” and Hayes concluded the masks were not protecting patients or nurses.” – Jim Hayes, Arbitrator (2015)

“The sad part about it is it was giving our patients a false sense of security, and we knew that,” – ONA (Ontario Nurses Association) president Linda Haslam-Stroud (2015)

“Naively fooled to think that masks would protect them, some older high-risk people did not socially distance properly, and some died from Covid because of it. Tragic. Public-health officials/scientists must always be honest with the public.” – Dr Martin Kuldorff, Epidemiologist, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School

According to the hospital, youth admitted for medical support after a suicide attempt has tripled (300% increase) over a four-month period, compared to last year. “We are all coping with multiple stressors brought on by the current pandemic,” – Dr. Paulo Pires, psychologist and clinical director of Child & Youth Mental Health Outpatient Services.

The irrational guilt and shaming techniques associated with mandatory masking must end. This is a flagrant strategy meant to coerce Canadians into taking a vaccine. Vaccine coercion via mandatory and forced masking is a flagrant breach of the Geneva convention and the Nuremberg Code. Those participating are directly complicit in harm against our most vulnerable, including children and the elderly.

The fact people assume the right to self righteously preach and lecture their fellow Canadians from a perceived perch of moral authority is inappropriate and must end. If public health officials are willing to lie about something as simple as wearing masks to “protect others” from a respiratory virus – something we have known to be scientifically nonsensical, and for decades at this point – what else are they willing to lie to you about?

Trust the science.

PLEASE – Fact check this.

CH1 Podcast Andrew Rouchotas EP091 – Malakas

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Podcast Notes

Nursing Unions demand, sue and win legal case that shaming Nurses into wearing masks and/or taking vaccines is unethical, even in a hospital environment and even during influenza outbreaks, stating that masks are useless with respect to respiratory viruses –

Effects of COVID public health policies on children –

Harvard Medical School Professor, Epidemiologist writes open letter re COVID lockdown measures and how masking created a false sense of security in our vulnerable population and directly resulted in more deaths amongst that demographic –

Active testing of groups at increased risk of acquiring SARS-CoV-2 in Canada: costs and human resource needs –

Fully vaccinated couple being harassed by Public Health after travelling to the US and returning home. Public Health officials demanding illegal access into their homes –

Both scientists were booted from working at the lab in 2021 over what the Public Health Agency of Canada has called a “policy breach” and “possible breaches of security protocols.” –

United States officials suspected China had developed a vaccine for COVID-19 prior to the outbreak, with the claims included in a “sensitive but unclassified” internal report. –

Lack of scientific evidence towards Asymptomatic Spread

  4. University of Florida –
  5. Cao, S. et al. (2020) Post-lockdown SARS-CoV-2 nucleic acid screening in nearly ten million residents of Wuhan, China. A comprehensive study of 9,899,828 people in China found that asymptomatic individuals testing positive for COVID-19 never infected othersNat. Commun. 11:5917

Le Bert, N. et al. (2020) SARS-CoV-2-specific T cell immunity in cases of COVID-19 and SARS, and uninfected controls. immunocompetent individuals are protected against SARS-CoV-2 by cellular immunity. Vaccinating low-risk groups is therefore unnecessary. Moreover, none of the vaccine trials have provided any evidence that vaccination prevents transmission of the infection by vaccinated individuals; urging vaccination to “protect others” therefore has no basis in fact.– Nature 584:457-462 – NIH Influenza death rate research – CDC Infection Fatality Rates by Age Demographic

Scientific Evidence clearing demonstrating the lack of efficacy with respect to masking in order to prevent contamination 

Ritter et al., in 1975, found that “the wearing of a surgical face mask had no effect upon the overall operating room environmental contamination.”

Ha’eri and Wiley, in 1980, applied human albumin microspheres to the interior of surgical masks in 20 operations. At the end of each operation, wound washings were examined under the microscope. “Particle contamination of the wound was demonstrated in all experiments.”

Laslett and Sabin, in 1989, found that caps and masks were not necessary during cardiac catheterization. “No infections were found in any patient, regardless of whether a cap or mask was used,” they wrote. Sjøl and Kelbaek came to the same conclusion in 2002.

In Tunevall’s 1991 study, a general surgical team wore no masks in half of their surgeries for two years. After 1,537 operations performed with masks, the wound infection rate was 4.7%, while after 1,551 operations performed without masks, the wound infection rate was only 3.5%.

A review by Skinner and Sutton in 2001 concluded that “The evidence for discontinuing the use of surgical face masks would appear to be stronger than the evidence available to support their continued use.”

Lahme et al., in 2001, wrote that “surgical face masks worn by patients during regional anaesthesia, did not reduce the concentration of airborne bacteria over the operation field in our study. Thus they are dispensable.”

Figueiredo et al., in 2001, reported that in five years of doing peritoneal dialysis without masks, rates of peritonitis in their unit were no different than rates in hospitals where masks were worn.

Bahli did a systematic literature review in 2009 and found that “no significant difference in the incidence of postoperative wound infection was observed between masks groups and groups operated with no masks.”

Surgeons at the Karolinska Institute in Sweden, recognizing the lack of evidence supporting the use of masks, ceased requiring them in 2010 for anesthesiologists and other non-scrubbed personnel in the operating room. “Our decision to no longer require routine surgical masks for personnel not scrubbed for surgery is a departure from common practice. But the evidence to support this practice does not exist,” wrote Dr. Eva Sellden.

Webster et al., in 2010, reported on obstetric, gynecological, general, orthopaedic, breast and urological surgeries performed on 827 patients. All non-scrubbed staff wore masks in half the surgeries, and none of the non-scrubbed staff wore masks in half the surgeries. Surgical site infections occurred in 11.5% of the Mask group, and in only 9.0% of the No Mask group.

Lipp and Edwards reviewed the surgical literature in 2014 and found “no statistically significant difference in infection rates between the masked and unmasked group in any of the trials.”Vincent and Edwards updated this review in 2016 and the conclusion was the same.

Carøe, in a 2014 review based on four studies and 6,006 patients, wrote that “none of the four studies found a difference in the number of post-operative infections whether you used a surgical mask or not.”

Salassa and Swiontkowski, in 2014, investigated the necessity of scrubs, masks and head coverings in the operating room and concluded that “there is no evidence that these measures reduce the prevalence of surgical site infection.”

Da Zhou et al., reviewing the literature in 2015, concluded that “there is a lack of substantial evidence to support claims that facemasks protect either patient or surgeon from infectious contamination.”

Henning Bundgaard et al, in 2020, specifically with respect to COVID transmission, concluded that “A total of 3030 participants were randomly assigned to the recommendation to wear masks, and 2994 were assigned to control; 4862 completed the study. Infection with SARS-CoV-2 occurred in 42 participants recommended masks (1.8%) and 53 control participants (2.1%). The between-group difference was −0.3 percentage point (95% CI, −1.2 to 0.4 percentage point; P = 0.38) (odds ratio, 0.82 [CI, 0.54 to 1.23]; P = 0.33). Multiple imputation accounting for loss to follow-up yielded similar results. Although the difference observed was not statistically significant

University of Louisville, Shattering the Masking myth re COVID specifically, 2021 –