Yea sure...let's go for it..why not?You are talking about fomites - the "science" says covid isn't spread that way:
This study reveals the leading role of airborne SARS-CoV-2 transmission and negligible role of fomite transmission in a poorly ventilated indoor environment, highlighting the need for more targeted interventions in such environments.
Predominant airborne transmission and insignificant fomite transmission of SARS-CoV-2 in a two-bus COVID-19 outbreak originating from the same pre-symptomatic index case - PubMed (nih.gov)
I thought (good) coders were highly logical people. Think about it logically. If there is a risk from fomites, and the masks catch the fomites, and then the people wearing them touch them (All. The. Time.), before touching those same surfaces that would typically sneeze on, for every fomite transmission avoided by wearing masks, there has to be at LEAST one fomite transmission from contaminated mask handling. You are the queen of "that which is seen:
That Which Is Seen and that Which Is Not Seen - Foundation for Economic Education (fee.org)
Now think about masking logically - how is it masks don't protect the wearer, but do protect others from the wearer? How can that be? Do aerosolized virus only travel one way? Of course not, that is absurd.
The Brits have finally come to their senses:
England Lifts Face Mask Mandate, Lets People Return to Offices as Omicron Cases Near Peak (msn.com)
When will we follow their lead?
You are an expert on this, right?