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Science: Force Kids To Mask To Defeat Systemic Racism
Nov 17, 2022
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William M Briggs

Statistician to the Stars! Ex-SSgt.

EVERYTHING YOU BELIEVE IS WRONG

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Let's think about evidence, and its nature using a modern peer-reviewed paper as our example.

The paper is "Lifting Universal Masking in Schools -- Covid-19 Incidence among Students and Staff", by Tori Cowger and host of others (all female?), in the New England Journal of Medicine.

Now if we were to play a game and I were to ask you, What to you think this paper is about, you'd lose. You'd use the title, look at where the paper was published, a medical journal, and say, "It's about how great masks are at preventing the coronadoom in kids."

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