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Dec 2020 (or before) 2 4.65%
Jan 2021 7 16.28%
Feb 2021 6 13.95%
Mar 2021 14 32.56%
Apr 2021 9 20.93%
May 2021 1 2.33%
Jun 2021 0 0%
Jul 2021 0 0%
Aug 2021 0 0%
Planning not to vaccinate 4 9.30%
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Old 2021-04-29, 20:49   #199
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SWMBO now fully vaccinated.
In-house finance minister taking her second dose tomorrow.
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Old 2021-05-01, 15:14   #200
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I had my second Pfiser jab yesterday. I am not feeling 100% well today.

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Old 2021-05-01, 15:58   #201
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I had my second Pfiser jab yesterday. I am not feeling 100% well today.
Hope you get well soon. M felt less pain during the night vs first dose, headache but getting better now. Will book my first next Tuesday.
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Old 2021-05-02, 15:41   #202
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I read recently that many people who received the 1st shot are not going back for the 2nd. I can only guess the 1st one made them ill in some way or they think they just don't need the 2nd. The governor of the state I live in dropped the mask mandate in early April. A large majority of local businesses I have visited since did not change. They have signs on their entry doors stating masks are required to enter. Most people in these places adhere to the policy, but not all. Some wear them just to get in the front door, then take them off.
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Old 2021-05-02, 16:13   #203
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Some wear them just to get in the front door, then take them off.
What was that old saying about underestimating the American public?
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Old 2021-05-03, 13:56   #204
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What was that old saying about underestimating the American public?
One quotation, attributed to H. L. Mencken: "No one in the world, so far as I know - and I have searched the records for years, and employed agents to help - has ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the plain people."

Carl Sagan, in Broca's Brain: Reflections on the Romance of Science made the following observation:

"Both Barnum and H. L. Mencken are said to have made the depressing observation that no one ever lost money by underestimating the intelligence of the American public. The remark has worldwide application. But the lack is not in intelligence, which is in plentiful supply; rather, the scarce commodity is systematic training in critical thinking."
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Old 2021-05-03, 14:17   #205
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In a couple hours I get my second jab.

I had covid last December and was seriously ill from it for the better part of a month and spent a few days in the hospital, but fortunately have recovered well. It's unclear given that whether I really need both shots, or whether the first show was really more like my second, but I'm definitely going to get the 2nd. I really don't want to have covid 19 again.
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Old 2021-05-03, 16:07   #206
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1st: 7th May 2nd: 23rd July.
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