Can this face shield be the practical solution to control COVID-19 and help to reopen economy?
The Chicago Tribune article titled: These are real heroes, reports how out of work film workers are making reusable face protectors for the medical personnel.
The Purpose of This Post
Is to relate an ancient wisdom verse to help explain why the USA needs to direct its existing manufacturers to produce a practical reusable face mask to protect against COVID-19.
I have seen all the things that are done under the sun; all of them are meaningless, a chasing after the wind. (Ecclesiastes 1:14)
What’s My Point?
The news and social media is exploding with articles on the need to reopen the economy.
Yet at the same time we understand how the virus is spread in aerosol minute droplets and health workers in hospitals treating virus patients are being protected with a combination of masks and plastic face mask coverings.
We also know that there is a shortage of N95 face masks mainly because of limited machinery facility’s being located 8000 miles away and the massive demand for these facemasks which are 95 percent effective in comparison to other types of mask materials.
I also know from using the face masks that the N95 masks are uncomfortable to wear all day long in a working environment, or when engaging in a physically exerting activity like bike riding, etc.
My point is after reading this article and seeing on the internet the product being made, I would buy and use this product if available because I believe it would be a practical protection to prevent the aerosol (blowing in the wind (air)) that transmits the virus.
Wearing this type of face mask will reduce the risk of the aerosol virus droplets blowing in the air as we walk about from entering my eyes, face and nose which would reduce the risks of transmission of the virus.
For example, if walking or riding a bike outside, and a person ahead of you coughs or sneezes who has COVID_19, the virus will remain in the air for a period of time, enough time that six feet of distance walking and one quarter mile riding a bike, anyone can become infected.
In My Opinion
Ancient wisdom can be interpreted to provide both practical and spiritual advice.
I was able to view the products on the internet site while the site was on line. If you try to enter the site it is probably unable to because the site cannot handle the traffic now probably because the interest in their products.
In my opinion, as I expressed in previous posts, the sooner practical protective equipment becomes available and used by the public while traveling to and from work, stores, and restaurants, etc., the sooner our economy the sooner the risks of the virus being spread will be reduced until a vaccine becomes available.
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Do you agree that whether wisdom is practical or spiritual, or a virus blowing in this wind, this following statement is true?
“Wisdom is the quality that keeps you from getting into situations where you need it.”
Is wearing preventative equipment meaningless during a pandemic?
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