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An internal email obtained by the Associated Press revealed 65 World Health Organization (WHO) staffers have been infected with the coronavirus.

The United Nations health agency is investigating how and where the staffers at its base headquarters contracted the virus despite safety measures such as PPE and social distancing.

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World Health Organization chief Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (pictured) self-quarantined after being identified as a contact of a person who tested positive for Covid-19.

"To my knowledge, the cluster being investigated is the first evidence of potential transmission on the site of WHO," Dr. Michael Ryan told reporters on Monday after the AP released a report on the email.

According to the AP the email said about half of those infected worked from home. But 32 of the infected staffers worked on the premises at The W.H.O. headquarters building in Geneva, Switzerland.

The CDC reported last month that 88% of Covid-19 positive tests were people who always wore masks.

Researchers quietly withdrew a study on the effectiveness of face masks after Covid-19 positive tests surged in places where face masks are mandated.

"The authors have withdrawn this manuscript because there are increased rates of SARS- CoV-2 cases in the areas that we originally analyzed in this study," the researchers wrote.

The study was funded in part by Yale University.

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Dr. Anthony Fauci says Americans must "do what you're told” as positive Covid-19 tests surge in hotspots around the country.

Fauci is fed up that Americans are ignoring his advice about wearing masks and social distancing, particularly in wide open states such as Florida and Georgia.

The 77-year-old semi-retired doctor spoke in a forum with United Kingdom officials who are faced with similar public resistance to Covid-19 fear-mongering in their region.

"We don't want to be told what to do," Fauci acknowledged. "Well, I understand that, but now is the time to do what you're told."

Researchers quietly withdrew a study on the effectiveness of face masks after Covid-19 positive tests surged in places where face masks or face coverings are mandated.

"The authors have withdrawn this manuscript because there are increased rates of SARS- CoV-2 cases in the areas that we originally analyzed in this study," the researchers wrote.

The study was funded in part by Yale University.

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The Centers for Disease Control has changed its guidance on face masks once again. This time the CDC emphasizes that face masks protect you, rather than just the people around you.

The CDC's old guidance, which changes with the political climate, claimed face masks don't protect you, they protect those around you.

The CDC's updated guidance also advocates cloth masks over the blue surgical masks littering beaches and city landscapes.

According to the CDC: "Studies demonstrate that cloth mask materials can also reduce wearers' exposure to infectious droplets through filtration, including filtration of fine droplets and particles less than 10 microns."

The coronavirus is 1 micron or less.

The CDC suggests wearing multiple layers of cloth with higher thread counts such as silk, which the CDC claims filters "nearly 50% of fine particles less than 1 micron."

The CDC maintains that silk "may help repel moist droplets and reduce fabric wetting and thus maintain breathability and comfort."

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Maryland rapper IDK, real name Jason Mills, is pictured above on the cover of British GQ Style issue 31.

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IDK, who was born in London, is the first artist ever to creative direct his own GQ cover, which was shot by Micaiah Carter.

IDK (Ignorantly Delivering Knowledge) explains, "The cloth represents roots. The doll represents youth. And I represent the 70 per cent [sic], which is education."
 

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Used face masks and gloves are being discarded carelessly all over city landscapes. Contaminated face masks littering side walks are a common sight in urban centers.

According to London's DailyMail.com, face masks and latex gloves litter 30% of beaches. That number is expected to rise by next year.

Besides being an eyesore, face masks pose health hazards to restaurant workers and city workers who say they aren't being paid additional hazard pay to handle the virus-laden masks.

Diners who wear masks in restaurants often remove their masks and place them on tables - thus contaminating the table surface.

Masks worn by children in schools are even riskier, since children touch their masks, pull the masks down or remove their masks to eat. Their contaminated hands then transfer the virus to everything they touch.

These factors explain why Covid-19 cases are surging in hotspots around the country where masks are mandated.

In a hospital setting, masks when worn while treating patients infected with contagious diseases, are considered hazardous waste. We are trained to dispose of hazardous waste. Masks are never discarded with regular trash. Masks and other hazardous material are sent to be incinerated or disposed of properly.

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Kourtney Kardashian sparked fury on social media when she shared a warning that disposable face masks may cause cancer.

On Halloween, the reality TV personality and socialite posted a now-deleted meme that read, "Those Blue Masks Mandated at grocery stores & airplanes are made of PTFE, a carcinogen made of synthetic fluoride."

According to OSHA mask experts, the blue face masks contain Teflon and other chemicals.

Masks are "sterilized" with Ethylene Oxide and PTFE and other chemicals that are known carcinogens.

The masks are meant to be worn for short periods of time (up to 3 hours) and then discarded and exchanged for a new mask.

People who wear masks for extended periods of time (all day) complain of headaches, dizziness, and lightheaded symptoms.

The American Cancer Society disputed the claim. "There is no evidence to support the claim that the presence of PTFE in a mask causes cancer," Dr. William Cance, chief medical and scientific officer of the ACS, told The NY Post.

"As a surgical oncologist, I, along with thousands of colleagues in the health-care profession, have been wearing masks for years to protect patients from the spread of infections."

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A woman was tasered on a Spirit Airlines plane during a brawl over face masks. Video footage recorded by another passenger shows a woman in a striped shirt throwing punches at passengers who complained about her not wearing a mask.

The woman, later identified as Nyasy Veronique Payne, was tasered by police who boarded the plane after it landed in San Juan, Puerto Rico from Newark, New Jersey on Sunday.

Payne, who wore a mask under her chin, was traveling with a female companion who is seen in the video attempting to break up the fight.

"Stop! Stop! Calm down! she is heard screaming in the video. Payne is seen climbing on seats and swimming wildly at a man in a white T-shirt.

The other passengers described the male-identified lesbian as "aggressive, hostile and defiant" during the flight.

Payne was arrested and booked into jail, where she is being held on $150,000 bail.

Fights over face masks have become a common occurrence on domestic and international commercial flights amid the coronavirus outbreak.

All U.S. based airlines require passengers to wear face masks over their noses and mouths throughout the duration of the flight.
 

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A tiny notice in a small-town newspaper about a meeting to enact a local mask mandate resulted in more than 100 angry citizens packed into the town hall Tuesday night.

On Monday, Waynesville, NC Mayor Gary Caldwell told The Mountaineer newspaper he supported a mask mandate and he would "more than likely" sign it into law after the City Council meeting on Tuesday.

"To keep the citizens here in Waynesville safe, this will be a good step," Caldwell told the paper on Monday. "It's gotten to the point where we gotta do this to try to get those numbers to come down."

But the mayor and five board members did not expect the angry backlash from more than 100 people piled into town hall screaming their heads off about their rights being violated.

When told they had to wear a mask to participate in the meeting, they refused, and chanted "take it outside" since the tiny town hall wasn't large enough.

Residents were tired of city government mandates telling them what to do. Many demanded the right to make their own medical decisions.

More police were called in to control the crowd. Those wishing to speak were asked to fill out a form and wait until their names were called.

According to The Mountaineer, the five City Council members entered through a back door and were ushered into a back room to wait until police reinforcements arrived.

Attempts to disperse the angry crowd were futile. The residents were told only 20 people could enter the board room at a time. The others would have to wait outside.

Eventually the doors to the board room were closed to drown out the loud cheers and clapping by those in the hall.

Attorney Bill Cannon finally called the meeting after 32 minutes, saying the allotted time for the hearing was up. The hearing was expected to last 90 minutes.

Many outside still waiting to speak were furious. Waynesville resident Janet Presson told The Mountaineer that board members were "unprepared" for the backlash to a mask mandate.

"I think they were dumbfounded and horrified," Presson said. "Mask mandates are a major issue that affect every single person. It is a hot-button issue. They should have done some better planning."
 

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The mask hysteria that has gripped parts of the U.S. has extended to Jamaica.

Reggae dancehall legend Buju Banton triggered two of his daughters by urging Jamaicans to ditch face masks.

According to Urban Islandz, Buju's daughter Jodian Myrie took to Twitter on Thursday, Oct. 22, to criticize her own father for choosing not to wear masks.

"Let us all as Jamaicans play our part in flattening this curve by continuing to wear our masks and practicing social distancing!" she tweeted. "Follow the protocols set in place to protect not only your life, but the life of your loved ones."

Buju's other daughter, Abihail Myrie, also tweeted, "So anyway y'all wear your masks!!!"

The blatant disrespect angered Buju's concubine, Tasha Rodney, criminal defense attorney. Jamaicans are very big on respecting elders and particularly showing obedience to one's father.

"Go study your books and stop allowing them to use you to tear down your father," Tasha wrote.

Abihail responded: "If it is that you were studying yours enough you wouldn't be on twitter.com advertising your ignorance. It's a shame. Wear a mask, certified rebel."

Tasha reminded Buju's ungrateful daughter that she paid her college tuition and other expenses.

"You are the one showing your ignorance. Those who want to wear masks are doing so. Before you disrespect me, please send me back every dollar I ever sent you. Please and thanks. By the time I was your age, I already had a degree and was working on my second one but carryon."

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Abihail replied in the third person: "Whatever monies you think you have sent Abihail Myrie please post those as opposed to old photo memories you so sadly hold on to. I guess with all those degrees you still couldn't calculate not to sleep with a married man who at the time had 13 kids and counting."

She continued: "I hope the second degree made a difference with your life choices. And let's not get carried away here. A degree at 20? Carryon."

"Yes dear. I had a degree at 20," Tasha wrote, defending her concubine status. "Don't worry about my life choices. You and your mother are still hurt that she couldn't hold him. Don't be upset with me. Be upset with him [crying laughing emojis]."

Abihail was livid at the mention of her mom by one of her father's mistresses.

"My mom??? From mask to man. Your bitterness is showing. You were oh so praying for a man you thought you'd have when he got here you were the one who had to eat all of your unwanted kids. Using all the money you have to pay mortgage for his house that you've never even been to...

"moved all your shit here in jamaica thinking when he got here he would've moved in with you and he didn't even visit you. Defending a man that doesn't even want you. Be blessed, champion [crying laughing emojis]."

"Rude as hell. I don't even argue on here," Abihail continued. "But don't think you're gonna talk down to me AND mention my good good mom and i not say anything. Go roun gyal. Not one of his wh*res arguing with me."

"I'm not Buju's b*tch dear," said Tasha. "And unlike your mother, I never needed him to give me a dime."

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The entire thread was deleted on Twitter. It is beneath the dignity of Jamaicans to argue about personal drama on social media.

Los Angeles-based physician Dr. Simone Gold agrees with Buju that masks do not work against a coronavirus. Watch the video below.
 

 

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Jordyn Woods trolled Khloe Kardashian earlier this month by wearing masks printed with the phrase: "I don't need your situation" -- her response to being accused of hooking up with Khloe's baby daddy, Tristan Thompson.

If you recall, the 23-year-old Libra made headlines after she was fired as personal assistant to Khloe's half-sister, Kylie, for allegedly creeping with Tristan.

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The entire family turned against Jordyn (pictured left with Kylie). Jordyn initially fled overseas before returning to the U.S. and remaking herself as a social media star.

This week Jordyn announced she is selling the custom masks on her personal website www.jordynwoods.com.

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36-year-old Khloe (pictured left with Kylie) has undergone drastic changes to her face and completely overhauled her body. Fans now dub her "Newface Khloe" because she is unrecognizable. Check the gallery to take a trip down memory lane.
 

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An update by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) suggests wearing masks or face coverings increases your risk of contracting Covid-19.

According to an update on the CDC website, in the 14 days before illness onset, 85% of case-patients and 88% of control-participants reported often or always using cloth face coverings or other mask types when in public.

In the 14 days before illness onset, 71% of case-patients and 74% of control-participants reported ALWAYS using cloth face coverings or other mask types when in public.

Only 12% of control-participants reported never wearing a mask before Covid-19 illness onset.

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All disposable masks are "single use" only and should be discarded after 2 hours because the moisture from your breath renders masks ineffective.

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The latest statistics confirm what U.S. Surgeon General Jerome Adams said about face masks in February.

Dr. Adams previously said the public should not wear masks to protect against the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus disease because masks offered little protection against a virus.

"Seriously people — STOP BUYING MASKS!" Adams tweeted on Feb. 29.

The WHO, the CDC and NIH's Dr. Anthony Fauci also strongly discouraged wearing masks as not useful for the public.

Dr. Adams changed his tune months later. He encouraged Americans to wear a mask to stop the spread of the coronavirus — insisting the face coverings don't infringe on Americans' "freedom".

Adams was not wearing a mask in August when he and another man were cited for trespassing in a park in Hawaii that was closed.

Adams, 46, was with his personal assistant, Dennis Anderson-Villaluz, a 37-year-old dietician with the U.S. Health Dept. The two men were "taking pictures" inside the rural park.

People who are most at risk for contracting Covid-19 include those with preexisting conditions such as cardiac problems, hypertension, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), immunodeficiency (HIV), psychiatric condition, diabetes, or obesity.

There are other risks associated with prolonged use of face masks by the public.

One doctor said he expects to see a huge spike in throat and lung cancers from breathing in the "resins" and other chemicals that coat face masks.

Consult an attorney if you are sickened by Covid-19 after wearing a mask or if you are diagnosed with throat or lung cancer.

You will need a diagnosis of a mask-related disorder in order to collect damages in a lawsuit.