It is April 1st and the CDC is “considering advising everyone to wear a mask”, is this an April Fool’s joke?

If you are unsure whether you should wear a mask, check out this great resource: https://shouldiwearafacemask.com.

Everybody must act as if they have the virus and do their part to not infect others. This means you do not go wait in the grocery lines every day, this means you don’t congregate where many others are coming and going, this means you don’t go outside of your house unless absolutely necessary, this means if you must go outside do everyone a favor and wear a mask.

In Japan, you do not wear a face mask to protect yourself and you certainly don’t wear it to filter the polluted air — you wear it to protect others. In cultures that prioritize the group over the individual, we are seeing people take protective measures for the betterment of everyone. We aren’t seeing the lockdowns, quarantines, and shelter in place in many countries; they are battling the pandemic on their own terms.

That this is not “fashionable” is not an excuse for murder.

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