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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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Miami police escorted an unruly passenger off a Delta flight after she slapped a flight attendant who asked her to wear a mask.

The flight from Miami to Atlanta was preparing to take off when the altercation occurred in front of shocked passengers.

Other passengers filmed the incident and shared the footage on social media.

The video shows the flight attendant asking the female passenger and her boyfriend to buckle up and wear their face masks in accordance with local ordinances.

But the passenger refused to put on her face mask which was hanging under her chin. The passenger's boyfriend tried to hold her back after she slapped the flight attendant in the face.

Other passengers stood up and intervened in the argument, separating the two women.

The footage shows Miami police escorting the couple off the plane moments later. The flight was delayed for 4 hours.

"The police have boarded the aircraft. The passenger does now seem to be leaving," said Katty Kay, a journalist with BBC News, who was on the flight. "The @Delta flight attendants handled it with remarkable patience and good humor," she tweeted.

There have been numerous altercations over airline passengers refusing to wear face masks amid the weakening pandemic.

A recent study by the CDC shows 74% of people who always wear face masks were infected with Covid-19. The same study shows only 12% of people who never wear face masks were infected.
 

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President Donald Trump was front and center in the pews during a mask-free service at a non-denominational church in Las Vegas on Sunday.

President Trump attended church service at the International Church of Las Vegas, where he pulled out a wad of bills and placed the cash in a collection plate.

Pastor Paul Marc Goulet thanked Trump for helping the church open its door during the fading coronavirus pandemic.

"He gave the church back a voice. He's given a voice to the unborn," Goulet said, as parishioners gave Trump a standing ovation.

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Trump attended the indoor service on Sunday morning alongside close aides Hope Hicks, Kayleigh McEnany and Dan Scavino. None of the four wore masks and there were only a handful of mask wearers in the crowd.

The president recently recovered from a coronavirus infection and he is now fully immune to the virus.

McEnany and Hicks both tested positive for the coronavirus a few days before Trump, the first lady Melania, and their son Barron, 14, tested positive.

All have fully recovered, and all are immune to Covid-19.

Hours before Trump attended the church service, Twitter flagged an anti-mask tweet by Scott Atlas, a member of the White House coronavirus task force.

"Masks work? NO," Atlas tweeted Saturday with a link to an article that confirms masks are ineffective against a virus. "LA, Miami, Hawaii, Alabama, France, Phlippnes [sic], UK, Spain, Israel."

The tweet was deleted by Twitter for violating the social media site's "misleading information" policy, a spokesperson confirmed to the Daily News on Sunday.

A recent study by the CDC shows masks are ineffective against the virus.

According to the study, 85% of people who "always" or "sometimes" wore masks were infected -- while only 12% of people who "never" wear masks were infected.

The CDC has since pushed back against their own findings by claiming some of the people who "always" wore masks removed their masks to eat in restaurants.

The CDC seems to suggest that mask wearers should never remove their masks even to eat. The CDC stated that restaurants "are locations where even mask users become vulnerable by dropping their guard to exposure."

But in an email to WCNC News' VERIFY team, a CDC spokesperson stated mask wearing is not intended to protect the wearer from a virus.

"CDC guidance on masks has clearly stated that wearing a mask is intended to protect other people in case the mask wearer is infected. At no time has CDC guidance suggested that mask[s] were intended to protect individual wearers."

This is just another example of the CDC sending mixed messages to the public. If masks are not intended to protect wearers, why does the CDC urge healthy people to wear masks?

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Terrell Jason, aka @tjthecontender, is a nurse, a certified fitness trainer and creator of a fitness app called TJFiT.

When TJ isn't working out, he likes to swim, jog and spend time with his adorable Siberian husky.

TJ had this to say about the mask hysteria sweeping the country.

"I see all these national news about putting on a mask, staying away from each other, but i have not seen one national news about how my brothers and sisters should stay healthy and keep their immune system functioning while you got our mouths covered. Now you want to save the human race with a vaccine, jokes on you!"

He urged his followers to eat a balanced diet and exercise to build a strong immune system:

"There's more benefits to health, fitness than just working out and eating your next meal. It's the best form of prescription drugs or vaccine you will ever receive.

"You may ask what does all this gotta do with 'bicep curls TJ'. Your mind is the most important weapon and your health is the vehicle you need to carry you through this life. Don't get too caught up in the distractions, it's a tool to keep you unaware of what the real issues are. Keep that mental, spiritual and physical arsenal sharp. You gonna need it. We are living in different times, but humans can adapt. Don't rely on anyone for guidance but God."

 

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So i heard some smoke ? gyms might be opening up in a week. Not gonna lie they got me when the lockdown first started ?. But render onto Cesar what belongs to Cesar. Stop trying to enslave the whole earth to change prophecy, you fighting a losing battle. ????????? I see all these national news about putting on a mask, staying away from each other, but i have not seen one national news about how my brothers and sisters should stay healthy and keep their immune system functioning while you got our mouths covered. Now you want to save the human race with a vaccine, jokes on you!? ????????? There’s more benefits to health, fitness than just working out and eating your next meal. It’s the best form of prescription drugs or vaccine you will ever receive. ????????? You may ask what does all this gotta do with “bicep curls TJ”?. Your mind is the most important weapon and your health is the vehicle you need to carry you through this life. Don’t get too caught up in the distractions, it’s a tool to keep you unaware of what the real issues are. Keep that mental, spiritual and physical arsenal sharp. You gonna need it. We are living in different times, but humans can adapt. Don’t rely on anyone for guidance but God. ????????? Dumbbells bicep curls hits different when you focus on controlling the weights and contraction. Use that mind to muscle connection to maximize your gains. I perform 4 sets with 12-15 reps and 60 sec rest between sets. ????????? For all training inquiries, hit the link in my BIO??or shoot me a DM?

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Sharon Stone blames "non-mask wearers" for infecting her beloved sister with Covid-19. Stone made the allegations in an emotional Instagram post on Saturday, as she revealed her family's battle with the coronavirus.

The Basic Instinct star took to social media to share a picture taken from her sibling Kelly Stone's hospital room.

In the caption, Sharon explained that her sister, who already has lupus, contracted the coronavirus after a trip to the pharmacy. It is assumed her sister was wearing a face mask and still contracted the virus anyway.
 

"My sister Kelly, who already has lupus, now has Covid-19," she wrote. "This is her hospital room. One of you Non-Mask wearers did this. She does not have an immune system. The only place she went was the pharmacy. There is no testing in her county unless you are symptomatic, & then it's 5 day wait for results. Can YOU FACE THIS ROOM ALONE? Wear a mask! For yourself and others. Please."

In a separate video shared to her Instagram page on Sunday, Sharon revealed that Kelly's husband Bruce is also fighting Covid-19 in the same hospital as his wife, and that her grandmother and godmother both lost their lives to the coronavirus.

"I posted about my sister being in the hospital in a Covid room and that she has lupus and she's fighting for her life," the tearful 62-year-old actress said.

"I didn't let you know that her husband Bruce is also in a Covid room in the same ward fighting for his life. And that they stayed at home as long as they could. I want to tell you a little bit about why.

"In Montana where they live you can't get tested unless you're symptomatic and then you don't get your test results for five days. Also the people that they came in contact with, like my mother - who has had two heart attacks, five stents and a pacemaker in the last five months, couldn't get a test because she wasn't symptomatic, even though she could have been the asymptomatic contact that gave them Covid...

"They keep telling you that the risks are so small and that you might not die and that it will be fine but I'm telling you what is going on with my family. My grandmother died of Covid and my godmother died of Covid. My sister and her husband are fighting for their lives and my sister is not doing well."

Sharon concluded her powerful video by urging her followers to vote for Joe Biden in the upcoming U.S. presidential election, alongside vice president hopeful Kamala Harris, explaining that the countries where women are in power have fared better during the pandemic.

There are only 82 Covid-related deaths reported in Montana this year.

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Viral Twitter photos that show students crowding a Georgia high school hallway resulted in the suspension of a student who took the photos.

The photos were taken at North Paulding High School in Dallas, Georgia on the first day of school this week. The school is less than 50 miles northwest of Atlanta.

The photo shows students - many not wearing face masks - crowded in a packed hallway on their first day back to class since the coronavirus pandemic.

More photos were tweeted from the same high school on Day 2 that showed even fewer students wearing face masks.

15-year-old student Hannah Watters was suspended for 5 days for posting the images on Twitter, according to her mother, Lynne Watters, who said she filed a grievance with the school Thursday morning.

"I expressed my concerns and disagreement with that punishment," Lynne Watters said in a text message to the Chicago Tribune.

In an email to Fox News, North Paulding High School principal Gabe Carmona said a few cases of Covid-19 positive students with mild, flu-like symptoms "have already been identified."

Paulding County School District, Brian Otott, defended his decision to reopen schools, saying the viral photo was "taken out of context" because the students were only in the hallway between classes.

"There is no question that the photo does not look good." Masks are not required at the school, Otott said, although the administration strongly encourages masks for students and staff members.

Otott said mask wearing is not mandated at North Paulding High School.

"Wearing a mask is a personal choice," he wrote, "and there is no practical way to enforce a mandate to wear them."

Scott Sweeney, Georgia Board of Education Chairman told Fox News, "Mask wearing is not something that we can mandate... from the state board of education standpoint."

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp refused to mandate face masks in the state, preferring to leave the decision to local communities.

Recent studies published in The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) concludes face masks - which were designed to stop bacteria - are not effective against viruses such as the coronavirus, which is 100 to 1000 times smaller than bacteria.

"We know that wearing a mask outside health care facilities offers little, if any, protection from infection," the article said.

The New England Journal of Medicine noted "the truth about mass mask wearing, and that the main if not only benefit of masks is that it eases anxiety of some people.”
 

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Mask hysteria is bringing out the worst in people who believe it is their duty to police free-thinking citizens who choose not to wear a mask.

A viral video on Twitter.com shows a white male "Karen" assaulting a Black man for not wearing a mask.

When the customer pushed back, the man began screaming, "WTF? You assaulted me. Call 911! He assaulted me! Do NOT give him his food!"

After the shop keeper handed the customer his pizza, the male Karen destroyed a display case. "You shouldn't have done that. He assaulted me!" the man yelled, before leaving the store to pursue the customer.

Twitter users noted that the man wasn't wearing his own mask correctly. Nor was he practicing social distancing.

"He's screaming call 911 while holding a phone," tweeted @TPostMillennial. "Man, those masks really do keep oxygen from reaching the brain. And so guess that display case pushing isn't violence either."

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Former GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain has died apparently from complications related to COVID-19. Cain, 74, was hospitalized earlier this month after attending a Trump rally in June.

Cain's website announced his passing on Friday morning.

Cain had attended President Trump's rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

Cain's team said he was informed that he had tested positive on June 29. His team added: "There is no way of knowing for sure how or where Mr. Cain contracted the coronavirus.

Cain was hospitalized in Atlanta on July 1.

Uninformed Twitter users bashed conservatives and others who refuse to wear face masks during the coronavirus pandemic.

"Herman Cain died because of his blind loyalty to Trump. He made a decision to attend," a Twitter user wrote.


 

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A detailed New York Times map shows where masks are being worn most in the United States.

The map was created from 250,000 survey responses and reflect the behavior patterns, political affiliations, peer pressure and the footprint of the coronavirus.

You are most likely to see all 5 people wearing masks in five random encounters in states where face masks or face coverings are mandatory.

According to The NY Times, the chances of all five people wearing masks in five random encounters are almost non-existent in states where the coronavirus rates are low.

At least 45 states require face masks to be worn in public or indoors in public places.

You are least likely to see all 5 people wearing masks in 5 random encounters in states where masks are not mandated - such as Florida, Georgia and Mississippi.

About 59% of respondents in the U.S. say they wear a mask whenever they leave home. Compare that to 92% of people who wear masks in the Philippines and 85% of respondents in Mexico.

The next highest percentage of mask wearers in the world are Spain (84%), Hong Kong, Italy and Thailand (83%), Japan and Malaysia (77%), Vietnam (71%), and Germany (63%) followed by the U.S. (59%).

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Respondents who are majority mask-free when leaving home include the U.K. (19%), Australia (10%), Netherlands (9%), and Norway (4%).

Residents of Denmark, Finland and Sweden (where coronavirus cases are very low) rarely wear face masks.

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Canadian Rapper Drake was pictured posing with his entourage while visiting ex-Girlfriend singer Rihanna's childhood home in Barbados.

Drake caused mask hysteria on Twitter when photos surfaced of the Toronto rapper going maskless while not social distancing with friends in Barbados.

Drake arrived on Sunday in Barbados on his private jet with his crew of Toronto boys. None of them wore face masks or socially distanced.

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Dozens of states in the U.S. require mandatory face masks despite the low death toll. Dozens of retailers and financial institutions require mandatory face masks to enter.

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Most celebrities realize the virus is polarized in the United States to the extent that Americans are losing their freedoms and liberties. Those stars who have the financial means are fleeing the United States less draconian locations.

Stars who fled America for Europe say they will return to the U.S. after the November election when the coronavirus will suddenly vanish.
 

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