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    Is my dad right about this pandemic?

    He is a physician specializing in infectious diseases. He has worked on the COVID vaccine and says that despite what you hear in the media the current vaccines only offer protection for 1-2 months. He says the virus just keeps mutating and getting stronger, and this pandemic is going to play out very similarly to the Black Death pandemic of the 14th century, and we will have over a billion deaths within the next 5 years. He spends a lot of time alone now, and cries a lot, and I can tell he is really wearing down. I'm so worried about both him and this world.

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    Can I be immune after I got the the 1st dose of covid - 19 vaccine? ?

    I have been vaccinated using the Sinovac vaccine who efficacy is 50% effective. I'm wondering if I have a chance to get infected by the virus after a take the 1st dose of covid -19 vaccine? 

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    Is corona virus a std?

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    How to relax during the pandemic?

    I keep on freaking out, my anxiety has heightened, and now I'm so paranoid. I've recently tested negative for COVID-19, but I'm still concerned because I know that you can still be infected if you've been exposed to someone who has it. I'm just mentally exhausted of the news, and I just wish this era of medical misinformation would end. I've recently done telemedicine because there was blood in my stools, and that alone made me paranoid that, maybe, I have COVID-19.

    How can I relax amid all this mass hysteria? Should I do meditation? How can I relax during this pandemic and all the medical misinformation? I'm just really tired, and the fear of not knowing is so great in me. Even getting a fever freaks me out because the news keeps on repeating that every little symptom means that you have COVID-19.

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    Should I get tested for COVID?

    I’m 20 years old. Today I woke up with 100.8 fever and some coughing. However, my younger sister was tested for covid yesterday with the NYC public school’s random covid testing. Today the results came and it was negative. I know almost no one tests positive with the school testing. They don’t even stick the swab fully up their noses and results only take one day. 

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    Why I don't experience any  side effects after I get my 1st shot of covid-19 vaccine?

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    Most people will not have any side effects from the vaccine.  A few will have a slightly sore arm for a day or two.  Very few will experience significant effects.

    7 Answers5 days ago
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    Why are people so happy when they had no or few side effects from the vaccine...?

    Especially when we are told side effects from the vaccine means our immune system is working properly and the shot was effective.

    5 Answers4 days ago
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    provided you have already contracted covid 19 why can't they use a serum titer as proof of immunity?

    and yes I know it has mutated but influenza also mutates, when I contracted covid my symptoms were very light, headache like a migraine (7days) during which time productive cough no loss of taste or smell, and 3 days non-productive cough (contracted Nov. 2020, tested Nov 2020, confirmed covid isolated per protocols 14 days at that time) no further symptomology, so why should I get the vaccine?

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    Is it ok to be hesitant towards the Covid vaccine?

    I feel that since it's not yet approved by FDA yet and it's been less than a year since it got created, it's still new and needs more trials. I'm very hesitant towards it and will not take it for the meantime, even if offered.

    Secondly, in the past I've taken both the flu shot and chickenpox vaccine as a child. It did nothing. I still had a flu for a week and the full 2 weeks of chickenpox. It was the same as if I were to not take it. So I figure that the Covid vaccine isn't that much of a difference either. More than likely it isn't gonna protect me from Covid. What I'm doing is simply taking precautions, wear my mask if I need to go out and follow rules.

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    How Should People, Who Live Alone Deal With The COVID-19 Vaccine Side Effects?

    Just asking for people that do live alone, and has no roommate or is living with any siblings, etc.....

    Should they do things that they normally would do(go for a walk, cook, exercise, lift some what heavy stuff when needed, exercise, go grocery shopping, go window shopping, exercise, etc...?

    Should they take a over counter pain relieve medication like Ibuprofen. If they feel a headache or it coming?

    Really how should people, that live alone really go about their day with the COVID-19 Vaccine side effects happening? MAYBE call one their siblings that lives in another part of the city or next door country to come over for moral and emotional support. IF there is a relative that live near by go over there support and hang out?

    How to tell it just the COVID-19 vaccine side affects and not some other health problem, or something else similar? Also that it a health problem from the Covid-19 side effect or the vaccine itself? So they don't worry themselves off, since they are by themselves. With no one else to talk to, get support or help if there is a problem(like go with to the doctor, or just do a drop in).

    17 Answers1 week ago
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    Is the Covid vaccine safe or could people die years later and they don’t know yet?

    What if complications from the genetic therapy of the Covid vaccines means that next time you get a stomach bug or flu 

    Your body might try to use the wrong immune response due to reprogramming from the Covid vaccine , leading to a new complication and suddenly colds stomach bugs and flus lead to new deaths all because of the vaccine ?

    7 Answers6 days ago
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    248 Michigan residents got covid AFTER getting the vaccines, sounds like the world is coming to an end like YA, T/F?

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    If  being vaccinated doesn't prevent you from being infected then why are you getting it?

    Ask yourselves that simple question and and you may finally wake up

    6 Answers6 days ago
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    Why isn't the Covid vaccine working?

    I don't get it. We are vaccinating people with record numbers each day. Yet Covid cases still keep rising. Is the vaccine not working?

    4 Answers4 days ago
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