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Oxygen therapy is said to cure cancer and face masks cut down on your regular oxygen intake because they force you to breath through a filter. The theory is if oxygen deprivation goes on for weeks for millions of people it will increase the rates of cancer! What do you think?

This is all while hospitals have shut their doors to most people due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 scare. Right now people are not able to visit their regular doctors and may not even be able to get a check-up if they suspect something is wrong, or it will be more expensive so they won't go. Only the emergency room is still open at hospitals if you arrive by ambulance.

Wearing face masks over your nose and mouth has been advised or mandatory in the west since March and if it's true that they cut down on oxygen and help cancer to spread then the longer they remain advised or mandatory for workers and shoppers the worse it will be for people's state of health. Is this part of the Corona cover-up? Some people paranoid of catching the infection will continue wearing the masks even past when the government gives the all clear.

The masks most people around the world are wearing are made by 3M who don't have a clean record when it comes to the materials they use. A similar company Johnson & Johnson used asbestos in their baby powder. Who's to say that the masks themselves don't cause cancer?

June 15, 2018
Toxic Secrets: The town that 3M built - where kids are dying of cancer https://www.smh.com.au/world/north-amer ... 4zl83.html

13 July 2018
Johnson & Johnson has been ordered to pay $4.7bn in damages to 22 women who alleged that its talc products caused them to develop ovarian cancer. https://www.bbc.com/news/business-44816805
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I wear a makeshift mask, not a medical one and I can breath better. The mask is worn to protect others from your spittle, not to protect you in any meaningful way. If someone sneezes around you, your face and eyes can become infected with the virus, not to mention the contamination of your clothing.

I do feel for the people who have to work with masks. Many long hours of not breathing normally can't be good at all.
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Masks are not the same, there are big differences between those products. Some are based on textiles, others are like paper, some can filter even smallest particles, others can not.

I never heard anything that face masks can cause cancer.

Here in Asia, using masks is very common among ordinary people. In Japan they always use them in case of a cold not to infect others nearby like in the subway, in Thailand in some cities they are using them against dust because of traffic pollution or in rural areas to protect yourself against smoke from burning grass. Workers of many professions, not only medical staff, are using them frequently, like workers preparing food or construction workers etc.

In case of virus infections like now with the Corona-Virus, masks are doing a good job, if we compare infection rates in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan with those in USA and Europe where wearing masks is not a common part of life-style.

The difference of the rate of infections is remarkable.

In my area, Okayama province, about 2 million people, with 700.000 in the only large city which is not very crowded, and 1.300.000 living in rural areas, so far only 23 infections were detected, 8 people still in hospital, 15 recovered, nobody died.

In South Korea, a very crowded small country of 52 Million people next to China with excellent medical facilities and really everybody is wearing a mask and discipline is strictly enforced, 10.806 infections were registered so far, 9.333 recovered, 255 people died - in isolation remaining are only about 1.200 people. Corona Virus is almost finished in South Korea.
Same in Taiwan, only 438 infections and 6 people died.

Compare that with any country in EU, and especially UK.

USA so far reported 1,237,761 infections, and about 72,275 people died.

In all Japan, we have so far 15,231 infections, 521 people died and 4,587 people recovered, however Japan is not forcing people to keep such a strict discipline like in South Korea.
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Yohan wrote:
May 5th, 2020, 11:53 pm
Here in Asia, using masks is very common among ordinary people.
That shouldn't inspire confidence in masks because being blindly obedient is also very common among ordinary people in Asia as Winston will tell you and Asians often behave like they are oxygen deprived.

If I lived in China I would sometimes wear a mask to avoid pollutants. People in China are already deprived of clean oxygen in the big cities where they can't even see the sky is blue. The cons of a small reduction in oxygen from wearing a mask would be outweighed by the pros of not inhaling toxic fumes. I'd assume the risk of cancer from wearing a mask daily would still be lower than the increased risk of cancer from breathing in carcinogens the factories put out. Unless the mask itself was carcinogenic.
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USA so far reported 1,237,761 infections, and about 72,275 people died.
Only someone in another part of the world would believe that. If you think Asia is handling this better than the west because they wear masks then think again. The hospitals in the west are ghost towns. The crisis exists in the media but not on the streets and most people under 70 don't even care and go on like business as usual. Many under 50 don't even believe in the viral disease and don't wear masks and they still buy Chinese take out for dinner.

I've also seen people who take their masks and social distancing very seriously while they stand in line to pick up food at dirty restaurants! The real newsworthy story is how they put up 5G towers in the middle of the night while towns were under lockdown with strict curfew orders. And during the day they were removing plants and cutting down trees in the middle of the so-called pandemic while non-essential workers were under lockdown. Why were they suddenly doing city landscaping projects during a crisis? Maybe the towers would kill nearby trees or turn them half brown and the authorities didn't want people to notice and question their long-term safety.
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It remains the fact that the corona virus infections are by far higher in USA and Europe than in Japan, Taiwan and South Korea.

There must be a reason for that, several reasons I would say, and one reason is because using a mask is very common in these countries, it is clearly reducing the infection rate between people near to you.

There are other reasons too like good medical care covered by national health insurance. Another reason is about discipline to follow rules, another might be that to shake hands is not what is the custom in these Asian countries. Also cleanliness of restrooms with washlets, regular desinfection of your hands etc. might play an important role.

These videos from South Korea will explain this all in details. South Korean research/response in this Covid-19 issue is really very advanced. Now only about 1200 people are in isolation despite a huge number of testing, this out of 52 million people living in an overpopulated small country.
Most people already recovered, totally about 11000 were found to be infected.

These videos are in Korean language but with excellent subtitles in English.





1:24 Updates on characteristics of covid-19
4:02 Can you get reinfected or relapse after contraction?
9:02 Burial vs Cremation which is more effective and how culture plays a role
12:05 How is the virus affecting young people to date
19:59 covid-19 fatality rate vs contagion rate in comparison to MERS, Ebola etc
26:05 Is a strong immune system effective to prevent infection?
28:57 How effective are cotton masks?
30:37 Is your mask e. g. KF94 still effective after washing?
32:16 The dangers of Chloroquine as 'Game Changer' for treatment
39:01 The next pandemic, when? and why do they occur periodically?
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Asian countries handled the virus well, in a nutshell, because they have had more experience with this sort of thing. They shut down their borders and took strong measures early. Like my Vietnamese friend was saying the other day, when you live close to a dangerous neighbor (China) you have to be prepared for shit to happen.

I think mask-wearing is one part of that. If grizzled Asian doctors who have been around since the SARS outbreak are saying that masks are effective I'm inclined to believe them.

Asian people for their part seem to think that masks are THE reason the USA has high numbers of infections. They look at the news and the reported cases and deaths, and they look at how some people are protesting the use of masks and think "no wonder the USA is in trouble."

I think the reasons are more complex than that.
For one thing, evidence suggests that the virus has mutated once. The version that hit Wuhan was more aggressive and deadly. The version that the USA is now dealing with is more contagious but less deadly. That is, the virus mutated into a form that has been very successful in spreading throughout the world but became benign enough that probably most people who have it don't even know that they have it. (reminiscent of how organized religion tends to start out aggressive and becomes benign over time if it wants to keep being successful :lol: )

Which also might explain why hospitals are not being overrun is much as previously thought. The USA is dealing with a form of the virus that is more difficult to contain than the original Wuhan strain and the disease is not as serious as we had feared.
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flowerthief00 wrote:
May 6th, 2020, 11:52 pm
Asian countries handled the virus well, in a nutshell, because they have had more experience with this sort of thing. They shut down their borders and took strong measures early. Like my Vietnamese friend was saying the other day, when you live close to a dangerous neighbor (China) you have to be prepared for shit to happen.
It depends on the Asian country, its policy how to deal with such a situation.
I don't know about Vietnam, but I am good informed about what is going on in South Korea and in Japan.

South Korea is a special case - and yes, true, the dangerous neighbor (North Korea) plays a major role.

South Korea is always very worried about chemical or biological warfare from North Korea and was much better prepared for such a situation as most other countries worldwide.

Today, in South Korea only about 1000 people are still in hospitals, the COVID-19 infections registered per day are often zero. About 9500 people recovered and were sent back home already. Daily life is almost everywhere back to normal.

South Korea - in case of any emergency - is acting quickly as it is something like a police state/military government and has draconic laws how to respond to such threats like an epidemic.

For example, South Korea has a large military hospital facility, with over 2000 beds, ready to use anytime, fully equipped with anything you need to isolate and treat infected people. Nobody can leave from there without permission - not only patients, but also the entire medical staff has to live there during an epidemic and cannot go home. No personal contact to outside, you can only talk to your family using phone, internet etc.

If you resist to be sent to isolation as a suspect or ignore otherwise emergency rules, you might be arrested on the spot and sent to jail for one year and receive a fine of 10 million won (more than USD 8000,-).

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In Japan, the situation is totally different. The government does not have such rights like in South Korea.

Everything takes a while until the government is reacting and it reacts usually softly when dealing with its Japanese citizens, not to force anything, but only to recommend to do this or that... however the huge majority of the Japanese usually comply and do not complain - but it takes a while...

There is also a huge difference between the few large cities which are clearly overpopulated and where people, locals and foreigners are coming and going often using crowded public transport - or within the wide rural areas of fields and forests and fishing villages on islands etc. with little population which is not moving far around, with almost no public transport, almost no tourists and where locals using only their own little cars to go shopping to the next supermarket for their needs....

In the province I am living now with 2 million people (1.3 million rural area, 700.000 in the only larger city) there are so far 23 confirmed cases (all from Japanese tourists coming back from Europe and China) and only 8 are still in isolation in hospitals.

Totally different if you compare that with Metropolitan Tokyo and nearby Kanagawa (Yokohama) and Chiba prefecture which reported more than 6700 infections totally.

I think, the situation will improve in June considerably. In both countries, Japan and South Korea - likely the virus will be gone and life will be back step by step to normal.
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https://www.technocracy.news/blaylock-f ... e-healthy/
Dr. Russell Blaylock warns that not only do face masks fail to protect the healthy from getting sick, but they also create serious health risks to the wearer. The bottom line is that if you are not sick, you should not wear a face mask.
https://pjmedia.com/news-and-politics/m ... le-n392431



The mainstream:
https://www.forbes.com/sites/victoriafo ... d1f44c7b88

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HappyGuy wrote:
May 26th, 2020, 6:15 pm
Dr. Russell Blaylock warns that not only do face masks fail to protect the healthy from getting sick, but they also create serious health risks to the wearer. The bottom line is that if you are not sick, you should not wear a face mask.
If this is true I wonder why medical doctors and their staff are using masks at all during their working hours. They are healthy, only their patients might be ill....

Comparing Japan where masks are generally used for many occasions, with USA, where masks are not appreciated, I see the following about the corona-virus

Japan: confirmed infections 17.367
USA: confirmed infections 1.725.275

considering the population, USA has about 2.5 times more inhabitants, it should be not more than 50.000 people with Covid-19

Similar situation in many countries in Europe, compared with South Korea and Taiwan....

South Korea infections confirmed 11.265
UK infections confirmed 265.227

The difference between Taiwan, South Korea and Japan (where more or less everybody is using a mask) compared with countries in Europe and North/South America is remarkable....and nobody can deny that.

Anyway, I don't care what people are doing in USA or Europe. In my place where I am living now the entire province of 2 million people had only 25 confirmed infections, nobody died and all patients left the hospitals already. No restrictions since 14th May. Now in all Japan with 127 million people, there are only 1828 people in isolation and hospital care.

Compare this with Brazil and its 392,260 confirmed infections...
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flowerthief00 wrote:
May 6th, 2020, 11:52 pm
I think the reasons are more complex than that.
For one thing, evidence suggests that the virus has mutated once. The version that hit Wuhan was more aggressive and deadly. The version that the USA is now dealing with is more contagious but less deadly. That is, the virus mutated into a form that has been very successful in spreading throughout the world but became benign enough that probably most people who have it don't even know that they have it. (reminiscent of how organized religion tends to start out aggressive and becomes benign over time if it wants to keep being successful :lol: )

Which also might explain why hospitals are not being overrun is much as previously thought. The USA is dealing with a form of the virus that is more difficult to contain than the original Wuhan strain and the disease is not as serious as we had feared.
Here in Japan everybody has a health insurance and it is not possible to buy drugs over the counter - there are many medical doctors around and people feeling unwell are usually going first of all to a medical doctor for consultation and do not wait it out at home.

In my place medical doctors referred about 1500 people with 'possible Covid-19 infection' to the large hospitals for check. About 1200 had only a seasonal flu, which is harmless and were sent home with some medicine. The other 300 were found to suffer of other medical problems, which were not related to seasonal flu or Covid-19 - up to now only 25 people were found with Covid-19 and kept in isolation, all recovered, nobody died.

About mutated, less or more aggressive or deadly, Covid-19 in Japan - recently comparing the death rate month by month of 2018, 2019 and 2020, no difference was found about same each year/each month. in Japan 868 people died of Covid-19, but more than 90 percent of them were over 80 years old or had otherwise serious medical problems.

In Japan every year about 1.3 million people die - out of a population of 127 million people - and so far these 868 Covid-19 related deceased persons did not create any remarkable difference in those statistics it seems.
The version that the USA is now dealing with is more contagious but less deadly.
Not sure if this is correct.

United States
confirmed infections 1,725,275
died 100,579

But nobody really knows how many are infected, as many people, especially young and healthy people have only mild symptoms and do not even know they have Covid-19.
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I only wear a mask when I am forced to (at grocery stores and retail stores). I also have heard that wearing a mask increases your chance of getting cancer due to oxygen deprivation.
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jamesbond wrote:
May 26th, 2020, 9:47 pm
I also have heard that wearing a mask increases your chance of getting cancer due to oxygen deprivation.
From where did you get this?
Cancer rates
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_c ... ancer_rate

I don't see really any difference of cancer rates between countries where almost everybody is wearing a mask and not only for Covid-19 - and other countries which are not known to use masks....
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The establishment media claims that face masks do not deprive you of oxygen. What do you think? See below. Can this many experts be lying deliberately or knowingly collaborating with a conspiracy? They claim that nurses in hospitals wear face masks all day without problem, so this claim makes no sense. Is that true?


https://www.health.com/condition/infect ... co2-levels

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/fac ... 260106002/

https://www.bbc.com/news/53108405

https://www.lung.org/blog/covid-masks

https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/lif ... 089083.cms





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