List of content utilised in this report.

Only a fraction of the evidence/data/hypotheses and information on the health effects of wearing a face mask has been utilised in this report. The author has attempted to include the most relevant and complete information available at the time of this report’s publication. The content within this document is by no means complete, it is merely a snapshot of the many available publications. The reader is encouraged to further their own research, many references are available in Appendix B.

 

Mask Studies and Papers

  1. Carbon dioxide Exposure Effects – Fact Sheet – https://ethanolrfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Module-2-Handout-CO2-Adverse-Health-Effects-Fact-Sheet.pdf
  1. How Inhaled carbon dioxide Affects the Body – Fact Sheet – https://ethanolrfa.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/02/Module-2-Handout-How-Inhaled-CO2-Affects-the-Body-–-Fact-Sheet.pdf
  1. WHO – Mask use in the context of COVID-19 – https://www.who.int/publications/i/item/advice-on-the-use-of-masks-in-the-community-during-home-care-and-in-healthcare-settings-in-the-context-of-the-novel-coronavirus-(2019-ncov)-outbreak
  1. WHO – Coronavirus disease (COVID-19): Children and masks – https://www.who.int/news-room/q-a-detail/q-a-children-and-masks-related-to-covid-19
  1. Non-pharmaceutical Measures for Pandemic Influenza in Non-healthcare Settings—Personal Protective and Environmental Measures – https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/eid/article/26/5/19-0994_article
  1. Understanding particle size and aerosol based transmission – https://web.archive.org/web/20210303231236/https://www.4cconference.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/07/Understanding-Particle-Size-and-Aerosol-Based-Transmission.pdf
  1. Health Effects of Asbestos Exposure – https://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/assets/docs/exposure.pdf

 

Health Effects – Mouth

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  1. Dentists warn of rise in stinky side-effect damaging patients’ teeth – https://www.thesun.co.uk/news/12461990/mask-mouth-dentists-warn-rise-side-effect-damaging-teeth/
  1. Dentist: ‘Mask Mouth’ Is Causing Tooth Decay, Bad Breath, Clenching and Grinding of Teeth – https://www.cnsnews.com/blog/craig-bannister/dentist-mask-mouth-causing-tooth-decay-bad-breath-clenching-and-grinding-teeth
  1. Dentists declare ‘mask mouth’ a new phenomenon as they see an explosion in patients suffering from tooth decay and gum disease after wearing face coverings – https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-8604639/Dentists-says-mask-wearing-causing-tooth-decay-gum-disease.html

 

Health Effects – Skin

  1. The Effects of the Face Mask on the Skin Underneath: A Prospective Survey During the COVID-19 Pandemic – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7786409/
  1. Skin Tears, Medical Face Masks, and Coronavirus – https://www.epuap.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/2020-gefen-wmp-skin-tears-medical-face-masks-and-coronavirus-no-watermark.pdf

 

Health Effects – Body

  1. Headache related to mask use of healthcare workers in COVID-19 pandemic – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8019959/pdf/kjp-34-2-241.pdf
  1. Cognitive and psychophysiological impact of surgical mask use during university lessons – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7844352/
  1. Dr. Blaylock: Face Masks Pose Serious Risks to the Healthy – https://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/dr-blaylock-face-masks-pose-serious-risks-healthy11
  1. Proof that Masks Do More Harm than Good – Dr. Vernon Coleman MB ChB DSc FRSA – https://www.vernoncoleman.com/proofthatmasks.htm
  1. “Exercise with facemask; Are we handling a devil’s sword?” – A physiological hypothesis – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7306735/
  1. The surgical mask is a bad fit for risk reduction – https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4868614/
  1. Exclusive: Chemical cocktail found in face masks – https://www.ecotextile.com/2021040127603/dyes-chemicals-news/exclusive-chemical-cocktail-found-in-face-masks.html
  1. The Dangers of Masks – https://www.aier.org/article/the-dangers-of-masks/
  1. Masks, false safety and real dangers, Part 1: Friable mask particulate and lung vulnerability – https://pdmj.org/papers/masks_false_safety_and_real_dangers_part1/
  1. Masks, false safety and real dangers, Part 2: Microbial challenges from masks – https://pdmj.org/papers/masks_false_safety_and_real_dangers_part2/

 

Health Effects – Face Masks on Children

  1. Corona children studies “Co-Ki”: First results of a Germany-wide registry on mouth and nose covering (mask) in children – https://assets.researchsquare.com/files/rs-124394/v2/bdeb04c9-7a3e-4bb4-997a-0dce53145ac7.pdf
  1. Will Wearing Masks Affect Children’s Emotional Development? – https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/nurturing-resilience/202012/will-wearing-masks-affect-children-s-emotional-development
  1. Is wearing a mask affecting our children’s development? – https://www3.nhk.or.jp/nhkworld/en/news/backstories/1475/
  1. Face Masks Disrupt Holistic Processing and Face Perception in School-Age Children – https://psyarxiv.com/fygjq/

 

Health Effects – The Doctors

  1. ‘Is a mask necessary in the operating theatre?’ Royal College of Surgeons 1981 – http://europepmc.org/backend/ptpmcrender.fcgi?accid=PMC2493952&blobtype=pdf
  1. An Evidence Based Scientific Analysis of Why Masks are Ineffective, Unnecessary, and Harmful – https://ratical.org/PandemicParallaxView/mp3s/An-Evidence-Based-Scientific-Analysis-of-Why-Masks-are-Ineffective-Unnecessary-and-Harmful-10-12-2020.pdf
  1. Predominant Role of Bacterial Pneumonia as a Cause of Death in Pandemic Influenza: Implications for Pandemic Influenza Preparedness (Dr. Antony Fauci) – https://academic.oup.com/jid/article/198/7/962/2192118