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That ideer purporting to totalize attitudes and medical literacy and legislated civil rights and EOs and electoral restrictions shared by multi-state, non-contiguous populations isn't even testable.
Every US state had been identified by "positivity" analysis > 3% months before November panic d/b/a "second wave". Zero-nominal attempts to isolate "asymptomatic" virus carriers was made by private or public-sector institutions: Free movement of persons undermined all PH "intervention" rhetoric, regardless of satan Trump or christ Fauci.
Also see Oui's non sequitur re: SARS-CoV-2 incidence in Mayo hospital system (below), regardless of corporate labor relations over the prior 9 months.
You would have to control for other risk factors - number of people in home, urban, suburban, and rural locations, age, customer facing occupations, face mask wearing or not etc: not an easy task, but not intrinsically impossible.
In fact we need statistical data on how effective various mitigation strategies are - we may be expending a lot of effort on less efficient measures. Just because Trumpistas oppose mask wearing doesn't prove they are wrong.
For a long time public health authorities in Ireland regarded mask wearing as unnecessary and ineffective outside of hospital and clinical settings. It's not entirely clear what caused them to change their minds... certainly I have seen no conclusive data.
Personally I think mask wearing should be required in public places where social distancing is not possible, but more because of the precautionary principle rather than hard evidence of effectiveness.
The US is currently conducting a live social experiment in different approaches to reacting to the pandemic. We just need to collect the data to know what strategies work best, and to what degree.
Index of Frank's Diaries
Hours after asking residents to stay home, Denver mayor flys out of state for Thanksgiving holiday https://t.co/TXlvbOZdkd— WBAL-TV 11 Baltimore (@wbaltv11) November 26, 2020
Hours after asking residents to stay home, Denver mayor flys out of state for Thanksgiving holiday https://t.co/TXlvbOZdkd
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