On November 18, 2020, another large study has been published showing the ineffectiveness of wearing masks to help stop the spread of COVID-19. While the study showed no statistical benefit to their effectiveness, researchers in the 6,000 person randomized study… Read More ›
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New study finds blood type-O is associated with a decreased risk for contracting SARS-CoV-2 / COVID-19 infection over type-A
A new Danish study has found those with type-O blood are less likely to acquire COVID-19. The study states, “we demonstrate that blood group O is significantly associated with reduced susceptibility to SARS-CoV-2 infection. Additionally, ABO blood groups were not… Read More ›
So, taking all this data in, it is clear there is no consensus, regardless of what people are saying, it is more important to look at unbiased data, regarding the efficacy on masks regarding viruses and especially relating to COVID-19/SARS-CoV-2. To be frank, when I started this story a few days ago I had expected different results and was surprised, and disappointed, we do not have better data at this point.
As this point, we do not know enough about COVID-19 due to not having enough time and enough quality studies to base any concrete facts regarding whether herd immunity would work for COVID-19. And if herd immunity was effective, how many people would die during the process is an unknown, at least until a safe vaccine was readily available for those willing to take it.