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Old 01-14-2021, 07:25 AM   #1  
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Straightforward question, no chance for grammatical error.
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Old 01-14-2021, 07:42 AM   #2  
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NO!!! Of course, life might be very ďrestrictedĒ without it.
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Old 01-14-2021, 07:48 AM   #3  
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Yes. Whenever it is available to me.

Not because I'm afraid of the clinical implications should I be infected with with SARS-CoV-2 (I'm not), but rather 1. don't want to spread it to my parents/in-laws or anybody else, 2. I believe in the science behind and safety of the mRNA vaccines, and 3. its the fastest way to bring an end to Operation Enduring Clusterfoxtrot here and around the world.
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Old 01-14-2021, 08:01 AM   #4  
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Yes.

I see it as a moral responsibility to protect others. It's bigger than just me.

I'm young and healthy. Im not nervous about getting sick myself, but my folks aren't. I don't want to be responsible for getting them sick when I could get the vaccine and protect others from myself.

If you aren't afraid of the virus, you shouldn't be afraid of the vaccine. I constantly hear people talk about 99+% survival rates. Well guess what? The vaccine has a 99+% survival rate too!
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I thought you could still spread the disease even with the vaccine, doesnít the vaccine just protect you from actually becoming ill?
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I thought you could still spread the disease even with the vaccine, doesnít the vaccine just protect you from actually becoming ill?
They have said they don't know if you can spread it.

My personal opinion is the vaccine, just like all the vaccines, make your immune response more robust and your body deals with it faster. I'm sure it's technically possible although much less likely to spread it after the vaccine. But just like everything we have seen, they want to scare you into compliance.
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I thought you could still spread the disease even with the vaccine, doesnít the vaccine just protect you from actually becoming ill?
From what I've read, after getting the vaccine, it takes the body a couple of weeks to build up a strong immunity. During the first couple weeks you can definitely still spread the disease. After that, once you body has a good immunity, you shouldn't have the virus build up in your body to the point where you could spread it. If you contract it, your body will fight it and the number of virus inside your body will be too low to spread
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I thought you could still spread the disease even with the vaccine, doesnít the vaccine just protect you from actually becoming ill?
well as far as Iím aware it prevents you from getting the illness, therefore from spreading it to others. However there is a period of time where you can still get COVID after getting the vaccine, so you can spread it during that time. Thatís how I interpreted the CDC answer. Feel free to correct me if you saw something different.
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Absolutely. As others have pointed out, there is a moral responsibility to ending the pandemic. I know people argue that there isn't currently any documentation that the vaccine will keep you from spreading covid to others. I argue that, on the other side of the coin, there isn't any documentation that it doesn't either. So far, the belief amongst medical experts seems to be that, even if you can still spread it, it is to a lesser extent with the vaccine.. putting others around you at far less risk. This belief stems from the fact that the virus is hanging out in your nasal mucus. While the vaccine will keep it from replicating inside your body, it may not be able to hit the small amount still sitting in your nose. But, if it isn't replicating inside your body, you are spreading a far smaller viral load than someone without the vaccine. This puts someone else at a far smaller risk of developing a serious case, if they even became symptomatic at all. I guess it's like spraying someone with a squirt gun vs a fire hose. They're still going to get a little wet, but not soaked to the bone.

Also, as a healthy person in their mid-30s, I'm not particularly worried about being wiped off the earth by covid. However, I've talked to enough people who have had covid that still get winded going up a flight of stairs a couple months after recovery. The lingering, and possibly long term effects are concerning. What may be a mild inconvenience for most people could be career ending for a pilot. I feel that any possible long term effects of covid far outweigh any from a vaccine.
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Nope. I have zero faith in big pharma, based on their track record of absolutely awful lies and deceit. Greed is in the driverís seat. I also donít believe this virus started by accident. I think this very well may be a case of the people who created the problem, selling the cure. Also something big pharma has been responsible for in the past. Call me a conspiracy theorist all you want, you wonít change my mind. There is too much evidence that is stacked against them.
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