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Reaffirmed: Masks make 'little to no difference' after 15-month review prompted by NYT columnist

Posted on AllSides June 15th, 2024
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Fifteen months after caving to pro-mask public figures by applying a scarlet letter to its research questioning the effectiveness of masks against influenza and COVID-19 – over the strident objections of its authors, whose critics declared victory – a U.K.-based international research collaborative funded by American taxpayers has reached an anticlimactic conclusion.

The collaborative, Cochrane, said it will not require the authors of "Physical interventions to interrupt or reduce the spread of respiratory viruses," an ongoing 18-year systematic review last updated in January 2023, to revise the "plain language summary and abstract" despite Editor-in-Chief Karla Soares-Weiser...

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