Doctor Proves Anti-Maskers Wrong By Running 22 Miles While Wearing A Mask

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Masks have now become a necessity for everyone. When leaving the house we remember our wallet, keys, watch, and now mask. This is our first line of defense against the coronavirus. But, there are some people who believe that the masks are not helping. They believe that this is all a plan by the US government to control the people. They believe that this is a spoke in their freedom. This is all wrong but the people who believe in it think that they are right. Luckily there are some people who know how to prove them wrong.

1The anti-maskers pandemic

As if one pandemic wasn’t enough now we have the rise of the anti-maskers. These are full-grown adults who sincerely believe that the masks people are wearing to keep themselves safe from the coronavirus is actually bad for you. They justify this by saying it limits the oxygen going into your body hence making you fall sick easily.

The anti-maskers pandemic

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2One doctor proved them wrong

Seeing all the rage online between mask wearers and anti-maskers, one doctor decided to put it to the test. Tom Lawton is a doctor form Yorkshire decided to debunk the common argument of anti-maskers that the mask prevents adequate oxygen supply. He did this by wearing a mask and running for 22 miles and recording his body’s oxygen levels.

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3But how did he prove them wrong?

He was able to do this with the help of a device called an oxygen SATS meter which monitors the level of oxygen your body is receiving and can show you in real-time. The reason he decided to do this is that he got frustrated with the amount of misinformation going around.

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4What the anti-maskers believe

If anti-maskers are to be believed then wearing a mask is the most dangerous thing you are doing right now. They believe that there is no science to prove that masks actually help prevent the virus from spreading. They also believe that this is government propaganda. And their biggest excuse is that it prevents oxygen supply to the human body.

What the anti-maskers believe

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5Tom’s view on the situation

According to Tom who is a doctor believes that there is a lot of misinformation spreading around the Internet about the wearing and uses of masks. There have been reports of people dying while wearing a mask due to a condition called hypoxia. Hypoxia is the situation in which the human body is deprived of oxygen.

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