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(Fox 43 Pennsylvania)   There is no evidence to suggest that people who wear glasses are less likely to develop COVID-19, so no nerd immunity here   (fox43.com) divider line
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2021-03-02 8:53:57 AM  
I don't wear glasses, plus it wouldn't make a difference here.
 
2021-03-02 8:57:31 AM  
We really need to learn how to talk about science better.
 
2021-03-02 9:32:46 AM  
Evidence is for nerds, subby. Focus on magic and conjecture if you want to get ahead in this world.
 
2021-03-02 10:03:11 AM  
The point was that people with glasses may be less likely to put their fingers in their eyes, that's all.
 
2021-03-02 10:06:56 AM  
Also there was no reason to believe that they would.  Just to save everyone some time here are some other things that definitely won't work.

1. Prayer
2. Carrying a small rock
3. Carrying a medium rock
4. Carrying a large rock
5. Carrying 2 or more rocks of any size
......
12356820410E78214.  Anything not recommended by the CDC.
 
2021-03-02 3:30:49 PM  
So the old rule of thumb "Men Germs don't make passes at girls people who wear glasses" doesn't apply.

Good to know
 
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