E! ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ spoilers finds that Kourtney Kardashian has a thing or two to say about masks, and it’s stirring some controversy on Instagram. Here’s what you need to know.
Kourtney, known for her ultra-organic lifestyle on Keeping Up With The Kardashians, reposted an unattributed blurb that read in part, “Those Blue Masks Mandated at grocery stores & airplanes are made of PTFE, a carcinogen made of synthetic fluoride” this past weekend.
E! ‘Keeping Up With The Kardashians’ Spoilers: Kourtney Kardashian Spreads Conspiracy About Health Risks Associated With Wearing Masks
The post said, “According to Cancer.Org it increases the risk of liver, testicle, pancreas, kidney & breast tumors + ulcerative colitis, thyroid disease, preeclampsia and high cholesterol. High exposure can cause influenza-like symptoms and hemorrhaging in the lungs, leading to suffocation.”
Of course, it didn’t take very long for Kourtney’s fans and critics alike to slam her for sharing what many people to believe is a baseless post. Plus, the CDC highly recommends that people wear a face cloth in public, especially in places where you might be in close contact with other people and social distancing is not possible.
The Center for Disease Control says on their site, “The CDC does not recommend wearing a mask that has a one-way valve or vent because when you breathe out, it allows droplets to go through the mask and possibly spread the virus. Gaiters (cloth coverings that wrap around the nose, mouth, and neck) are also not recommended by the CDC at this time until more information is known about how effective they are in stopping the spread of COVID-19.”
“The face cover is meant to help protect other people, because you could spread the virus if you are infected and don’t have symptoms. At the same time, when someone else wears a face cover, it can protect you, too. Together, this can help slow the spread of COVID-19.”
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