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Coronavirus and masks/face coverings [Consolidated thread]

Old Jun 24, 2020, 6:06 am
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Moderator announcement - June 23, 2020:

Flyertalks moderators generally take a hands-off approach when it comes to judging the accuracy of members statements. While thats fine for travel debates, a pandemic is clearly a more serious issue.

A meta-analysis of 172 studies that looked at various interventions to prevent the transmission of COVID-19, SARS and MERS from an infected person to people close to them, published in The Lancet on June 1, found that mask wearing significantly reduces the risk of viral transmission.

Given the science, the forum moderators are disallowing any further posts that debate whether or not masks should be worn. Posts that do so will be deleted and members subject to discipline.

Please also note, we do not allow posting of conspiracy theories or racist terms used in place of Covid-19, coronavirus, etc.

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Coronavirus and masks/face coverings [Consolidated thread]

Old Jul 12, 2020, 3:18 pm
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We’ve received a flurry of ‘bad post’ reports in the last few hours, and it’s clear that we’re now both going round in circles and have probably reached the stage where there is nothing left to add to the thread that could possibly shed any new light on the debate.

We’re therefore going to close the thread and ask members to put their efforts into something more productive.

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