Bibliography of Articles on Mask Wearing

A bibliography of articles – studies and opinion, on the wearing of masks for reducing infection spread and severity.

I consider it prudent to wear a mask when in close contact with people not in your personal “bubble.” I do not feel it makes sense to wear one when outside in the fresh air while maintaining a couple of meters of distance from those who are not in my “bubble.” This is risk management 101. I also think that claims of harm, physical and psychological from the wearing of masks are overblown to the point of absurdity. The other issue, that of social control, seems possibly overblown as well, although I am aghast at some of the draconian steps taken by authorities is some places. There are also a number of ill-informed interpretations of the research literature.

I am by most indicators some sort of socialist libertarian, so yes, a libertarian. I still am not sold on the idea of masks being some part of a plot to control us. I believe that a lot of conspiracist views are well founded, since there are clearly many deep state conspiracies. I am not so sure about this one.

See for instance: https://www.opednews.com/articles/Motivated-Reasoning-by-Mike-Zimmer-Belief_Bias_Ideas_Motivated-Reasoning-200804-599.html and https://www.opednews.com/articles/Masks-and-Motivated-Reason-by-Mike-Zimmer-Belief_Bias_Covid-19_Empathy-200805-253.html

 

  1. Psychology Today. “5 More Ways That COVID-19 Is Not Like the Flu.” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/beastly-behavior/202005/5-more-ways-covid-19-is-not-the-flu.
  2. Bored Panda. “30 People Shame Those Who Refuse To Wear A Mask Due To Their Own Stupid Reasons.” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://www.boredpanda.com/no-excuse-not-to-wear-a-mask-reasons/.
  3. Aj, Sant, and McMichael A. “Revealing the Role of CD4(+) T Cells in Viral Immunity.” The Journal of Experimental Medicine 209, no. 8 (July 1, 2012): 1391–95. https://doi.org/10.1084/jem.20121517.
  4. Twitter. “Alex Berenson on Twitter.” Accessed October 6, 2020. https://twitter.com/AlexBerenson/status/1308798932097658881.
  5. Twitter. “Alex Berenson on Twitter.” Accessed October 6, 2020. https://twitter.com/AlexBerenson/status/1308798932097658881.
  6. Anfinrud, Philip, Valentyn Stadnytskyi, Christina E. Bax, and Adriaan Bax. “Visualizing Speech-Generated Oral Fluid Droplets with Laser Light Scattering.” New England Journal of Medicine 382, no. 21 (May 21, 2020): 2061–63. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMc2007800.
  7. “Are Face Masks Effective? The Evidence. – Swiss Policy Research.” Accessed September 9, 2020. https://swprs.org/face-masks-evidence/.
  8. ResearchGate. “Assessment of Fabric Masks as Alternatives to Standard Surgical Masks in Terms of Particle Filtration Efficiency | Request PDF.” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.17.20069567.
  9. “Association of Country-Wide Coronavirus Mortality with Demographics, Testing, Lockdowns, and Public Wearing of Masks. Update August 4, 2020. | MedRxiv.” Accessed September 9, 2020. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.05.22.20109231v5.
  10. Aug 06, 2020. “OSHA Addresses Inaccurate Claims That Face Coverings Cause Wearer Harm -.” Occupational Health & Safety. Accessed September 10, 2020. https://ohsonline.com/articles/2020/08/06/osha-addresses-inaccurate-claims-that-face-coverings-cause-wearer-harm.aspx.
  11. Author, Alternate. “Blaylock: Face Masks Pose Serious Risks To The Healthy.” Technocracy News. Accessed September 9, 2020. https://www.technocracy.news/blaylock-face-masks-pose-serious-risks-to-the-healthy/?fbclid=IwAR0EtvZsmXqKARtPaJNamsuFPsAOrrHq-CHcH0_wcPDwMihQfpgcCgMA0g8.
  12. Av, Mueller, Eden Mj, Oakes Jj, Bellini C, and Fernandez La. “Quantitative Method for Comparative Assessment of Particle Filtration Efficiency of Fabric Masks as Alternatives to Standard Surgical Masks for PPE,” April 22, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1101/2020.04.17.20069567.
  13. B, Chandrasekaran, and Fernandes S. “‘Exercise with Facemask; Are We Handling a Devil’s Sword?’ – A Physiological Hypothesis.” Medical hypotheses. Med Hypotheses, June 22, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mehy.2020.110002.
  14. Bae, Seongman, Min-Chul Kim, Ji Yeun Kim, Hye-Hee Cha, Joon Seo Lim, Jiwon Jung, Min-Jae Kim, et al. “Effectiveness of Surgical and Cotton Masks in Blocking SARS–CoV-2: A Controlled Comparison in 4 Patients.” Annals of Internal Medicine 173, no. 1 (April 6, 2020): W22–23. https://doi.org/10.7326/M20-1342.
  15. Beder, A., U. Büyükkoçak, H. Sabuncuoğlu, Z. A. Keskil, and S. Keskil. “Preliminary Report on Surgical Mask Induced Deoxygenation during Major Surgery.” Neurocirugia (Asturias, Spain) 19, no. 2 (April 2008): 121–26. https://doi.org/10.1016/s1130-1473(08)70235-5.
  16. Psychology Today. “‘Beginner’s Mind’ Just Might Save Lives.” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/think-act-be/202004/beginners-mind-just-might-save-lives.
  17. News Break. “Both Big and Tiny Coronavirus Droplets Can Travel Far through Air.” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://www.newsbreak.com/news/1611636431970/both-big-and-tiny-coronavirus-droplets-can-travel-far-through-air.
  18. Bourouiba, Lydia. “Turbulent Gas Clouds and Respiratory Pathogen Emissions: Potential Implications for Reducing Transmission of COVID-19.” JAMA 323, no. 18 (May 12, 2020): 1837–38. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2020.4756.
  19. Brooks, John T., Jay C. Butler, and Robert R. Redfield. “Universal Masking to Prevent SARS-CoV-2 Transmission-The Time Is Now.” JAMA, July 14, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1001/jama.2020.13107.
  20. Brosseau, Lisa M., ScD, Margaret Sietsema, PhD | Apr 01, and 2020. “COMMENTARY: Masks-for-All for COVID-19 Not Based on Sound Data.” CIDRAP. Accessed September 8, 2020. https://www.cidrap.umn.edu/news-perspective/2020/04/commentary-masks-all-covid-19-not-based-sound-data.
  21. Caddy, Sarah L. “Coronavirus: Does the Amount of Virus You Are Exposed to Determine How Sick You’ll Get?” The Conversation. Accessed September 23, 2020. http://theconversation.com/coronavirus-does-the-amount-of-virus-you-are-exposed-to-determine-how-sick-youll-get-135119.
  22. Mayo Clinic. “Can Face Masks Protect against the Coronavirus?” Accessed September 9, 2020. https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/coronavirus/in-depth/coronavirus-mask/art-20485449.
  23. CDC. “Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, February 11, 2020. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/hcp/planning-scenarios.html.
  24. Chaudhry, Rabail, George Dranitsaris, Talha Mubashir, Justyna Bartoszko, and Sheila Riazi. “A Country Level Analysis Measuring the Impact of Government Actions, Country Preparedness and Socioeconomic Factors on COVID-19 Mortality and Related Health Outcomes.” EClinicalMedicine 25 (August 1, 2020). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eclinm.2020.100464.
  25. Chu, Derek K., Elie A. Akl, Stephanie Duda, Karla Solo, Sally Yaacoub, Holger J. Schünemann, Derek K. Chu, et al. “Physical Distancing, Face Masks, and Eye Protection to Prevent Person-to-Person Transmission of SARS-CoV-2 and COVID-19: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.” The Lancet 395, no. 10242 (June 27, 2020): 1973–87. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0140-6736(20)31142-9.
  26. Chughtai, Abrar A., Holly Seale, and C. Raina Macintyre. “Early Release – Effectiveness of Cloth Masks for Protection Against Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 – Volume 26, Number 10—October 2020 – Emerging Infectious Diseases Journal – CDC.” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://doi.org/10.3201/eid2610.200948.
  27. Clase, Catherine M., Edouard L. Fu, Aurneen Ashur, Rupert CL. Beale, Imogen A. Clase, Myrna B. Dolovich, Meg J. Jardine, et al. “Forgotten Technology in the COVID-19 Pandemic. Filtration Properties of Cloth and Cloth Masks: A Narrative Review.” Mayo Clinic Proceedings, July 31, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mayocp.2020.07.020.
  28. Clase, Catherine M., Edouard L. Fu, Meera Joseph, Rupert C.L. Beale, Myrna B. Dolovich, Meg Jardine, Johannes F.E. Mann, Roberto Pecoits-Filho, Wolfgang C. Winkelmayer, and Juan J. Carrero. “Cloth Masks May Prevent Transmission of COVID-19: An Evidence-Based, Risk-Based Approach.” Annals of Internal Medicine, May 22, 2020. https://doi.org/10.7326/M20-2567.
  29. “COVID-19: Considerations for Wearing Masks | CDC.” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/prevent-getting-sick/cloth-face-cover-guidance.html.
  30. “COVID19 PCR Tests Are Scientifically Meaningless – Bulgarian Pathology Association.” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://bpa-pathology.com/covid19-pcr-tests-are-scientifically-meaningless/.
  31. “COVID-19–Related Perceptions, Context and Attitudes of Adults with Chronic Conditions: Results from a Cross-Sectional Survey Nested in the ComPaRe e-Cohort.” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://journals.plos.org/plosone/article?id=10.1371/journal.pone.0237296.
  32. “Dear Humans: Face Masks Don’t Work; the Study-Review Was Published by Your Very Own CDC « Jon Rappoport’s Blog.” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://blog.nomorefakenews.com/2020/07/20/face-masks-dont-work-study-published-by-your-very-own-cdc/.
  33. News Break. “Does Personality Predict Willingness to Wear a Mask?” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://www.newsbreak.com/news/1605745385073/does-personality-predict-willingness-to-wear-a-mask.
  34. “Does Wearing a Mask Cause Diagnostic Tests to Read False-Positive for COVID? « Jon Rappoport’s Blog.” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://blog.nomorefakenews.com/2020/07/23/wearing-mask-cause-diagnostic-tests-read-false-positive-covid/.
  35. “Does Wearing a Mask Pose Any Health Risks?” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://medicalxpress.com/news/2020-07-mask-pose-health.html.
  36. Healthline. “Does Wearing a Mask Prevent the Flu?,” July 29, 2020. https://www.healthline.com/health/cold-flu/mask.
  37. “Does Wearing a Mask Protect Me? Some Evidence Says Yes – The New York Times.” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://www.nytimes.com/2020/07/27/health/coronavirus-mask-protection.html?campaign_id=34&emc=edit_sc_20200728&instance_id=20709&nl=science-times&regi_id=4688638&segment_id=34547&te=1&user_id=87f07d5c82fd6eeab8a4f850cd830fa6.
  38. News Break. “Dutch Dr. Fauci Thinks Masks Won’t Work. Here’s Why.” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://www.newsbreak.com/news/1611980964379/dutch-dr-fauci-thinks-masks-wont-work-heres-why.
  39. EDT, Basit Mahmood On 7/23/20 at 1:29 PM. “Doctor Runs 22 Miles Wearing Face Mask to Show It Doesn’t Cut Oxygen Levels.” Newsweek, July 23, 2020. https://www.newsweek.com/masks-covid-19-doctor-oxygen-1520060.
  40. Esposito, Susanna, Nicola Principi, Chi Chi Leung, and Giovanni Battista Migliori. “Universal Use of Face Masks for Success against COVID-19: Evidence and Implications for Prevention Policies.” European Respiratory Journal 55, no. 6 (June 1, 2020). https://doi.org/10.1183/13993003.01260-2020.
  41. “Face Masks Considerably Reduce COVID-19 Cases in Germany: A Synthetic Control Method Approach.” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://www.iza.org/publications/dp/13319/face-masks-considerably-reduce-covid-19-cases-in-germany-a-synthetic-control-method-approach.
  42. MSN. “Face Masks Protect You More From COVID Than You Thought, Doctors Say.” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://www.msn.com/en-us/Health/medical/face-masks-protect-you-more-from-covid-than-you-thought-doctors-say/ar-BB16ylTh.
  43. “Facemasks and Similar Barriers to Prevent Respiratory Illness Such as COVID-19: A Rapid Systematic Review | MedRxiv.” Accessed September 10, 2020. https://www.medrxiv.org/content/10.1101/2020.04.01.20049528v1.
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  45. Frankel, Todd C. “The Outbreak That Didn’t Happen: Masks Credited with Preventing Coronavirus Spread inside Missouri Hair Salon.” Washington Post. Accessed September 10, 2020. https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2020/06/17/masks-salons-missouri/.
  46. G, Monica, and hi. “Mask Wearers Are ‘Dramatically Less Likely’ to Get a Severe Case of Covid-19.” Inverse. Accessed September 9, 2020. https://www.inverse.com/mind-body/masks-breathing-in-less-coronavirus-means-you-get-less-sick.
  47. Gandhi, Monica. “Can People Spread the Coronavirus If They Don’t Have Symptoms? 5 Questions Answered about Asymptomatic COVID-19.” The Conversation. Accessed September 9, 2020. http://theconversation.com/can-people-spread-the-coronavirus-if-they-dont-have-symptoms-5-questions-answered-about-asymptomatic-covid-19-140531.
  48. Gandhi, Monica, Chris Beyrer, and Eric Goosby. “Masks Do More Than Protect Others During COVID-19: Reducing the Inoculum of SARS-CoV-2 to Protect the Wearer.” Journal of General Internal Medicine, July 31, 2020. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11606-020-06067-8.
  49. Gandhi, Monica, and Diane Havlir. “The Time for Universal Masking of the Public for Coronavirus Disease 2019 Is Now.” Open Forum Infectious Diseases 7, no. 4 (April 2020): ofaa131. https://doi.org/10.1093/ofid/ofaa131.
  50. Gandhi, Monica, and George W. Rutherford. “Facial Masking for Covid-19 — Potential for ‘Variolation’ as We Await a Vaccine.” New England Journal of Medicine 0, no. 0 (September 8, 2020): null. https://doi.org/10.1056/NEJMp2026913.
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