If Rabies And Ebola Scare The Crap Out Of You, Buckle Up. There's A Lot More Where They Came From.

The recent outbreak of Ebola made it frighteningly clear things have changed, with bizarre diseases that can hop from animal to human and around the globe. It looks like there are intertwining reasons for this weirdness, and it’s a knot that’s going take some unraveling.

As face masks have become mandatory in many places to limit the spread of coronavirus, it's also become an increasingly politicized thing. As we know, anything that involves political polarization also involves vast amounts of misinformation and disinformation. Whose idea was the internet again?

No one I know loves wearing a mask. We all wish we didn't have to. But there are an awful lot of people saying they can't wear one, or they refuse to wear one because they've been led to believe that masks are somehow more dangerous than not wearing one. I've seen and read "information" on everything from masks depriving people of oxygen to masks causing CO2 build up to masks creating fungus problems.

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