Many employers and the airline industry have begun to implement temperature screening at the workplace and airports as a means of weeding out Covid-19 infected individuals. Temperature screening is yet another in a long line of high tech tools designed to allay fears in people who are afraid of catching the virus.
The theory is that all those who pass the temperature test do not have Covid-19.
But the theory is so flawed it makes the screening procedure an exercise in futility.
First of all many people who have Covid-19 don’t display any symptoms. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (C.D.C.) states that symptoms may develop anywhere between 2 and 14 days after initial exposure. A temperature screening taken between that time period could easily miss fever as a Covid-19 symptom.
Secondly, even someone who was exhibiting an elevated body temperature could use over-the-counter fever-reducing medications (like Tylenol for headaches).
This would allow them to “pass” the temperature check even if they had Covid-19.
Even ice-packs could be used to lower a person's temperature just before a reading was taken!
Thirdly, there are many reasons a person's body temperature can become elevated. This is just a brief list:
Pregnancy and lactation
Over-exerting yourself with work/exercise
Ran to catch a flight
Became upset during a conversation/stressful call
Disciplining a disobedient child
Inflammatory conditions, like rheumatoid arthritis and lupus, can cause fevers
Medications like antibiotics and antimalarials
Recent surgery postoperative fever
Sexually transmitted infections
Hormone disorders or changes
Time in menstrual cycle
So in any of the above cases a person might be denied entry to work or travel based on a false diagnosis.
In addition, not everyone who has Covid-19 runs a fever. A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association on April 22, 2020 found that out of 5,700 people seriously ill with Covid-19, two-thirds didn’t have a fever."
And finally, like so many other tyrannical measures being put in place under the pretense of 'bio-security', temperature scans using a gun pointed to a person's head is a type of psychological conditioning. It's designed to make people feel powerless and submissive.
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