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WTHR did a fact check on this image in May 2020: “CDC can’t confirm the accuracy of the numbers reflected in this image,” they said in a statement. “Currently we are not finding any data that can quantify risk reduction from the use of masks” The claim simply does not make sense. One cannot assign a single number to probability to spread; it depends on ...


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A meta analysis published in May 2020, Nonpharmaceutical Measures for Pandemic Influenza in Nonhealthcare Settings—Personal Protective and Environmental Measures (DOI 10.3201/eid2605.190994) examined the effectiveness of face masks controlling influenza pandemic by University of Hong. It found no evidence to support wearing faces masks affected influenza ...


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This question does not have a country tag, although there seems to be an implicit US assumption. In order for the claim to be feasible there needs to be a significant proportion of murders that go unsolved. This seems to be the case in the US, where around 40% of murders are unsolved (source, not super reliable but they claim to quote the FBI which should ...


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The best research I'm aware of is a Washington Post investigation of 8,000 murder arrests. Their data journalists found that half of the arrests happened in 10 days or fewer, not 48 hours. A Washington Post examination of 8,000 homicide arrests across 25 major U.S. cities since 2007 found that in half of the cases, an arrest was made in 10 days or fewer. ...


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