While Covid-19 cases are plummeting and infection from the Omicron variant has given many people a level of immunity from severe disease, the Virus is endemic and outbreaks will occur. Consequently rule makers and leaders will impose rules, regulations, and restrictions. Citizens need to take it on ourselves to understand what studies have been done to determine effectiveness of the restrictions; we need to know if they are worthwhile or controlling theater. Watch this video by Vinay Prasad MD MPH where he discusses a few recent studies on masking children. Spoiler - the studies show the masks are not effective at reducing infection.