‘RHOC’: Lydia McLaughlin Contradicts Medical Experts, Says Masks Don’t Work and Families Should Gather for Thanksgiving

by Jeremy Spirogis
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Lydia McLaughlin from The Real Housewives of Orange County went in opposition to widespread medical recommendation and tried to show that mask-wearing didn’t defend the neighborhood in opposition to COVID-19. She then shared a duplicate of the Constitution as a “permission slip” to collect for Thanksgiving.

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McLaughlin answered questions on Instagram which included sharing her views on the pandemic. A fan requested her how she felt about masks enforcement. “There is no scientific data to support that masks protect you from Covid,” she wrote. “I believe a masks main job is to remind us of the pandemic and perpetuate fear.”

“If you feel safer because you are wearing a mask, you should wear a mask!” she continued. “In the same vein, it is your freedom to choose not to wear a mask and breath fresh air. The culture of ‘you’re killing my grandmother if you don’t wear a mask’ is propaganda that is not based on science.”

McLaughlin included a brand new research revealed within the Annals of Internal Medicine that shared findings from a research performed in Denmark.

Medical specialists criticize the research

The research truly didn’t show that “you’re killing my grandmother if you don’t wear a mask.” In reality, medical specialists reviewed the research and stated it didn’t dispute that masks diminished virus transmission by the wearer, The New York Times reviews.

So whereas the research questioned private safety from the virus, specialists insist carrying a masks nonetheless protects others from you transmitting COVID-19. “There is absolutely no doubt that masks work as source control,” stopping folks from infecting others, stated Dr. Thomas Frieden, chief govt of Resolve to Save Lives, informed The New York Times.

Lydia McLaughlin and Doug McLaughlin |Jerod Harris/Getty Images for Nobu Newport Beach

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Mask sort might affect the extent of safety the wearer is given. Medical specialists agree that backside line, mask-wearing is important to controlling the virus. “If you show this article to a health care provider who works in a Covid ward in a hospital, I doubt she or he would say that this article convinces them not to wear a mask,” Dr. Elizabeth Halloran, a statistician at Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center stated.

Lydia McLaughlin joins others in ‘RHOC’ who aren’t taking the pandemic critically

McLaughlin’s Instagram is stuffed with group movies and pictures she’s shared because the pandemic started. Kelly Dodd, who’s a present forged member has been roasted for her conduct in regards to the pandemic.

“Yay, we finally get to have a meal out,” Dodd stated in her Instagram story in May. “Yay, no one is wearing a mask. I love it. Yay! No one is wearing masks here in Orange County. Yup, because no one is dying here of the virus. It’s not the government’s job to protect my health. The government’s job to protect my RIGHTS. It’s my job to protect my health. When you trade liberty for safety you end up losing both.”

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Producer Andy Cohen requested Shannon Beador which RHOC forged member is least more likely to observe COVID-19 pointers. “Kelly Dodd,” Beador replied, The New York Times reviews. Beador and her daughters contracted the virus and have since recovered.

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