https://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2021/02/27/effects-of-mask-mandates-and-school-closures.aspx?ui=9a5a9783c0e14a9229346e265becd2d34f79822c53171cf2d433d3c43cd090f1&sd=20210107&cid_source=dnl&cid_medium=email&cid_content=art2HL&cid=20210227_HL2&mid=DM816135&rid=1094777510

mask study – harming children

A new study shows children have experienced great psychological, behavioral and physical harm from the mandates and lockdowns handed down during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The harsh reality is that virtually none of it was necessary and the real damage has been the result of decisions made by global health and government officials who appear to have been acting in concert, according to some predetermined plan.

 

The fallout from this event will be experienced by many for the remainder of their lives. Suicide rates,2 child abuse3 and drug deaths4 have risen dramatically. Prescriptions for anti-anxiety drugs had risen 31% and for antidepressants by up to 22% by mid-2020.5 But children, whose voices are not often heard, may be suffering the most.

At the end of December 2020, researchers from Rational Ground revealed results of data analysis evaluating the use of masks from all 50 U.S. states.27 It was completed by data analysts, computer scientists and actuaries, who divided the information into states that had mask mandates and those that did not.

 

They evaluated data from May 1, 2020, through December 15, 2020, and calculated how many cases per day occurred by population with and without mask mandates. Among states without a mask mandate, 5,781,716 cases were counted over 5,772 days, which worked out to:28

 

No mask mandates — 17 cases per 100,000 people per day

Mask mandates — 27 cases per 100,000 people per day