Tag: masks

Cooper, Cohen spread COVID-19 data; officials, media report it without context, proper analysis

By Joseph Coletti Raleigh, NC – It is hard to know things. It’s harder to know how to know things. Harder still is knowing how to know the right things. In North Carolina, Gov. Roy Cooper and much of the…

The great debate: To wear or not to wear?

by Andy Taylor Raleigh, NC – It’s trite to say the country is divided. It’s a presidential election year and the racially charged protests over police conduct ended whatever fleeting moment of national unity there was in the age of coronavirus.…

Do masks prevent viral infection?

by Taylor Kish Pittsboro, NC – No.  I’ve seen so many masks worn improperly (e.g. poor fitting, wrong kind). Coronavirus can attach to our eyeballs, hands, skin, hair, clothing. The coronavirus is less than one micron. Coronavirus can float right…

Let’s try kindness

by Joan Triplett Pittsboro, NC – I’ve read so many conflicting opinions on why to wear a mask or not to wear a mask that my head is spinning. Actually there seems to be only two opinions but repeated over…