Outrage! Why The US Gov’t Lied To Us About Masks

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The Honey Badger virus refuses to give up the fight.

Global cases have crossed the 8 million mark, and eighteen US states have reported a rise in new infections this week vs last.

China, too, is grappling to suppress a new outbreak, this time in the capital city of Beijing.

We do see, though, plenty of examples where covid-19 has been successfully suppressed or eradicated by good anti-contagion practices including masks, social distancing, handwashing/hygiene, and other measures.

So why was the US government so intent back in February and March on convincing us that “masks don’t work” and urging us not to wear them?

Presidential pandemic task force medical chief Dr. Anthony Fauci is twisting history, claiming that they didn’t want to direct needed PPE away from medical workers. But that’s not the full story.

The truth is, the US government badly under-invested in maintaining the national stockpile of PPE for such a pandemic, which was pretty much depleted by the end of March. And they didn’t want us to know that. So that tried to convince us that masks don’t work.

While they obviously should have funded adequate preparation, the government could have instead been honest with us from the get go and encouraged a national citizen mask-making brigade, akin to the civilian war efforts of WW2. We could have much better protected ourselves AND reduced demand for the higher-standard PPE that the hospitals needed.

It didn’t have to be this way…

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  1. Unfortunately, Canada's Chief Public Health Officer Dr. THERESA TAM also LIED numerous times about the effectiveness of masks. To the point where she stated that it was MORE DANGEROUS to wear a mask, as it may enter the EYES of mask wearers and putting them more at risk…. WHAT? She needs to be FIRED. Not to mention that in the beginning of all of this she LIED about the actual virus itself saying that Canadians were at LOW RISK, as the virus was in CHINA, WHAT? She needs to be fired, not only did she not admit the virus was a danger but that ppe wasn't necessary. So many Canadians are NOT wearing masks as a result, Thank you DOCTOR TAM.. WHAT A JOKE… TAM, YOU SHOULD BE ASHAMED, as we are ashamed of you. How many deaths are you responsible for? How do you sleep at night?

  2. Brazil & Pakistan are both believed to be significantly under-reporting. Russian data questionable too. Regarding Beijing, officials took bat samples from from that market and found coronavirus but not SARS CoV 2 that causes COVID-19. You know what they say about the Chinese? They'll eat anything with legs except a table and anything with wings except a jumbo jet. ?

  3. 23:40: the oxford dudes bumble along;) they know they got their asses covered by the fantaaaaastic nhs, and the prevailing commie mood.

    they should be ashamed of their numbers. and criminally prosecuted.

  4. I knew this from the beginning- been wearing masks since February – Truth is in order to cover up our inability to have enough PPE they lied to us to insure that front liners would at least have enough PPE for themselves They should have been making these masks back in February the way We made Bullets in the beginning of world war 2 Bottom line is our federal leader is the worst ever and the people who work for him can't ever tell him what he does not want to hear or they get fired Can't wait to fire His fat, stupid,narcissistic ass in November…

  5. 1 salon with employees wearing face masks does not prove they work. It's been demonstrated quite well with proper controls that the virus gets through the mask. If you think a mask will filter a viral particles I've got a butt mask to block fart smells. On top of that the numbers of deaths from covid are being exaggerated. Die from a car crash and it's labeled covid. Come on.

  6. "Why would you be negative against something that may have upside and has no downside?"
    Because the medical Establishment is methodologically incompetent.
    They don't do risk management. They don't maximize expected outcome.
    Instead, they just
    1) Call anything without an FDA trial to a 95% CI something that has "no evidence".
    2) Then argue against using an "unproven" treatment as something "unscientific", "unapproved", "bad practice", etc.
    They are murdering us.
    The FDA is always murdering us like this, but usually we're not watching the death in real time every day on the news.

  7. Thanks for the great info Dr. Chris. Been following you since the beginning. There are those that are arguing against masks, ie COPD sufferers, or people who assert that re-breathing in CO2 leads to a worsening of respiratory symptoms or possible full blown distress. While this may be true with a true prolonged obstruction of the airways, is the same true when wearing, say, a cloth mask or the like for a short period of time, like when going to the grocery store, or the doctor’s office for example? There is a large group of people who state that the masks should not be worn by all. I work in healthcare, and at my medical office, EVERYONE must wear a mask. Still others assert that this is not possible for everyone. What is your expert opinion?

  8. If they were sick with heart problems and then tested pos for Covid, they count that as a covid death. Therefore, we are being lied to. Doctors were forced to change the way they write death certificates just for this Covid Pandemic; never before were they Coached on how to fill out a death certificate. There are scewed numbers not only deaths but the tests were very bad with false positives.

  9. The dosages for vit D you are suggesting are way too low. Read Dr. Michael Holick's book the Vitamin D solution. I take 10 k IU per day to get my levels up and the current doctors are stupid. Your levels should be between 50 and 100, not 30 . That was the old science. to fight off cancer, and all other diseases, you need to get the levels way up. I was very sick at 23 mm/ml now at 57 and thriving. Depressing, heart palipitions, shortness of breath to name just of few of my symptoms.

  10. I guess the New England Journal of Medicine did, too: "We know that wearing a mask outside health care facilities offers little, if any, protection from infection. Public health authorities define a significant exposure to Covid-19 as face-to-face contact within 6 feet with a patient with symptomatic Covid-19 that is sustained for at least a few minutes (and some say more than 10 minutes or even 30 minutes). The chance of catching Covid-19 from a passing interaction in a public space is therefore minimal. In many cases, the desire for widespread masking is a reflexive reaction to anxiety over the pandemic." New England Journal of Medicine, May 21 2020.
    From the OSHA website:, the following statement under headings discussing both cloth and surgical masks: "Will not protect the wearer against airborne transmissible infectious agents due to loose fit and lack of seal or inadequate filtration"

  11. Personally I take vitamin D only on the days that I dont go outside enough. Is it true that vitamin D made naturally is slightly different than synthetic?

  12. Chris, can you explain why losing 20% of people on ventilators is too high a death rate? Surely these people would have an almost nil chance of survival?

  13. Dr HB should just make a video with clips from all the times he said the stuff he said before then someone auto tune it.
    Call it "I was right"
    Maybe even someone with a hobby for doing such things, go into his vids and find all the times he talked about masks and how they were being lied about… Mash it up with the confession

  14. If others refuse to wear masks, then we need to switch to N95 masks to protect ourselves. Cloth masks only work if everyone wears them. I have some left over from a painting project 3 years ago, but I have been reluctant to wear them. I am going to number them 1-7 and wear them in sequential order and place the used one in a plastic bag and place them in the sun for a few hours and not reuse them for at least 7 days and then re wear them as long as they retain structural integrity. I will not throw them away! I'm ashamed of my fellow Americans for their selfish behavior.

  15. So, What about what this guy Norris Jr. Gros is saying?

    For all you mask wearers (especially those of you who think wearing it outside is NOT stupid ??‍♀️). I know I’m about to burst your “google doctor degree” bubble, but here goes nothing.

    So Masks?

    I am OSHA 10&30 certified. I know some of you are too. I don’t really know WHY OSHA hasn’t come forward and stopped the nonsense BUT I want to cover 3 things
    • N95 masks and masks with exhale ports
    • surgical masks
    • filter or cloth masks

    Okay, so upon further inspection, OSHA says some masks are okay and not okay in certain situations.

    If you’re working with fumes and aerosol chemicals and you give your employees the wrong masks and they get sick, you can be sued.

    • N95 masks: are designed for CONTAMINATED environments. That means when you exhale through N95 the design is that you are exhaling into contamination. The exhale from N95 masks are vented to breath straight out without filtration. They don’t filter the air on the way out. They don’t need to.

    Conclusion: if you’re in Target and the guy with Covid has a N95 mask, his covid breath is unfiltered being exhaled into Target (because it was designed for already contaminated environments, it’s not filtering your air on the way out).

    • Surgical Mask: these masks were designed and approved for STERILE environments. The amount of particles and contaminants in the outside and indoor environments where people are CLOGGING these masks very, VERY quickly. The moisture from your breath combined with the clogged mask will render it “useless” IF you come in contact with Covid and your mask traps it, YOU become a walking virus dispenser. Everytime you put your mask on you are breathing the germs from EVERYWHERE you went. They should be changed or thrown out every “20-30 minutes in a non sterile environment.”

    • Cloth masks: I can’t even believe I’m having to explain this, but here it goes. Today, three people pointed to their masks as they walked by me entering Lowe’s. They said “ya gotta wear your mask BRO” I said very clearly “those masks don’t work bro, in fact they MAKE you sicker” they “pshh’d” me. By now hopefully you all know CLOTH masks do not filter anything. You mean the American flag one my aunt made? Yes. The one with sunflowers that looks so cute? Yes. The bandanna, the cut up t-shirt, the scarf ALL of them offer NO FILTERING whatsoever. As you exhale, you are ridding your lungs of contaminants and carbon dioxide. Cloth masks trap this carbon dioxide the best. It actually risks your health, rather than protect it. The moisture caught in these masks can become mildew ridden over night. Dry coughing, enhanced allergies, sore throat are all symptoms of a micro-mold in your mask.

    -Ultimate Answer: 

    *N95 blows the virus into the air from a contaminated person.

    *The surgical mask is not designed for the outside world and will not filter the virus upon inhaling through it. It’s filtration works on the exhale, (Like a vacuum bag, it only works one way) but likely stops after 20 minutes, rendering it useless outside of a STERILE ENVIRONMENT (correct Becky, they don’t work in a bar, not even a little bit).

    *Cloth masks are WORSE than none. It’s equivalent to using a chain link fence to stop mosquitos.

    The CDC wants us to keep wearing masks. The masks don’t work. They’re being used to provide false comfort and push forward a specific agenda. For the love of God, research each mask’s designed use and purpose, I bet you will find NONE are used in the way of “viral defense.”

    Just like EVERY Flu season kids, wash your hands. Sanitize your hands. Don’t touch stuff. Sanitize your phone. Don’t touch people. And keep your distance. Why? Because your breath stinks, your deodorant is failing, your shoes are old and stink, that shirts not clean, & I like my space. Trust me I can hear you from here. Lots of reasons to keep your distance and work on body hygiene. But trust me, the masks do not work.

    *Occupational Safety & Hazard Association sited.

    The top American organization for safety.

    They regulate and educate asbestos workers, surgical rooms, you name it.

    I know, facts suck. They throw a wrench into the perfectly (seeming) packaged pill you are willingly swallowing. Facts make you have to form your OWN OPINION, instead of regurgitating someone else’s, and I know how uncomfortable that makes a lot of you. If your mask gives you security, by all means wear it. Just know it is a false sense of security and you shouldn’t shame anyone into partaking in such “conspiracies.”

    If select politicians stopped enforcing it, no one would continue this nonsense. Don’t drink the kool-aid.

  16. Would MATH be your course of choice if affected? I take all the immune boosters noted and would like to request a regimen if contracted. I've been following you since late February and your my course of action!

  17. Chris, Your about the only person I could think of that I can reach that can make sense of this: The only reason I don't dismiss it out of hand is because it is Denis Rancourt. His CV ( and other pieces I've read by him suggests he is someone to be taken seriously. It's to the point now where one does not know what to believe. Us lay people rely on experts and if the experts are so at odds where does tha leave us. Just thought I'd pass this along to someone better equipped to definitively support it or knock it down. Of course, if you have the time to pour over soemthing like this. Here is an interview with Rancourt as well:

  18. Would Remdesavir be helping with some people's co-infections thus helping and/or the vir means viral? Measleading at least yeah? Totally guessing. I don't know what is real anymore.

  19. In Massachusetts we’ve been mandated to NOT be able to die from anything else but Covid19. Everyone dies from Covid19 regardless of your condition at death. That’s logical, RIGHT? I saw that on CNN, so it’s gotta be true RIGHT?

  20. The only mask rated for viruses is a CBRN mask.
    Every thing else is psycho somatic.

    Social distancing….
    A non smoker can smell a cigarette from over 300 meters away with the wind blowing just right.

    If the smoke can travel that far and be noticeable, then it could also work the same for airborne pathogens.

    6ft rule..if it makes you feel better.