By Michael Wong, JD (Founder/Executive Director, Physician-Patient Alliance for Health & Safety)
Research has demonstrated that early adoption of wearing face masks slowed COVID infections – “Countries with early interest in face mask use had milder COVID-19 infection rates, according to a letter-to-the-editor published in the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.”
Myth #1 – COVID Doesn’t Exist, So What’s There to Worry About?
In March 2020, PolitiFact debunked a Facebook post with 8,000 shares claiming that “there is no virus.” PolitiFact is a non-partisan fact-checking website that checks the accuracy of claims and after reviewing Facebook posts denying the existence of COVID-19, PolitiFact concluded “Facebook users are claiming there ‘is no’ coronavirus. That’s ridiculously wrong.”