Dr George Rutherford, Asymptomatic, Ucsf discussed on Kim Komando

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Way have to stop pretending that politics is religion. And were fighting over nonsense. I personally wear my mask when I go out. I don't know if it's all that effective, but I do wear it When I go out. I just I think it's ah courteous. Toe. Wear one. And if it will help, you know, just evil help one person. Well, then I've done my job. I don't know how effective it is, and that's why we're having a conversation between a couple of doctors today we're going about and join 1/3. But is talking about masks whether or not they're effective in the way we're doing it and 95 masks make sense to me. They made sense to me when they were telling us that mask don't make a difference. Saw that is a way for everybody to stop buying Mass. So you could get enough at the hospital because it seemed to work at the hospital. But, ah, the masks that, for instance, that I wear that my wife has made and so many people are making Is this just? Ah, the kind of Ah, the last hurrah of masks. Does it do anything we're talking to. Ah, we're talking to Dr George Rutherford, Epidemiology professor at UCSF. Do those handmade cotton masks make any difference or a scarf around your face? Yeah, As long as you put it over your nose. It makes a difference that you know people who wear these Underneath their nose. Like there's some, You know, some some half baked bank robber, you know, just work your you inhale and exhale through your nose. So we're trying to do three things were first of all we're trying to protect. People around you. In case you're one of the 40% of people to 60% of people who have asymptomatic infection and don't know it. The second thing we're trying to do is to protect you. And.

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