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    Is it possible that we can still get infected by covid-19 after taking the 2nd dose of covid-19 vaccine?

    I just saw some videos that there are some people got infected on covid-19 after they take their 2nd dose of vaccine.. I'm wondering if this is true...

    10 Answers2 days ago
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    What's worse: the Spanish flu pandemic or the COVID-19 pandemic?

    I think, at this point, people are beginning to understand that having a healthy lifestyle will not save you from the virus, but will only strengthen the immune system and lessen the severity of producing symptoms. I'm just wondering if the Spanish flu was much worse than COVID-19 because, back then, there were no medical treatments aside from vaccines. I don't understand why the current pace of vaccinations are very slow, but it couldn't have been bad as compared back then, right? I've following the news ever since the pandemic started, and a lot of antiviral drugs were recommended, like hydroxychloroquine, remdesivir, dexamethasone, and then ivermectin. Do you think this pandemic is worse, as compared back then when there were no drugs to treat patients? Again, I'm talking about medical treatments, not vaccines, just to put things into perspective.

    8 Answers1 day ago
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    Is taking vaccine the only option to prevent corona virus? ?

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    No. Vaccine is for a long term prevention. It can't be the only option to prevent covid-19. Awareness may play a vital role here.

    5 Answers1 day ago
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    Is blood clots can be fatal or harmful in our body?

    I just notices that some vaccine where paused due to blood clot like Astrazenaca and J&J..I'm wondering what are the symptoms if you take a vaccine who has a blood clots? 

    4 Answers1 day ago
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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.

    26 Answers1 week ago
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    Do you have to self isolate if someone in your house ?

    Has a common cold similar to coronavirus 

    5 Answers4 days ago
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    What's that illness for?

    How dangerous is the vaccine?

    4 Answers3 days ago
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    Should I still get vaccinated for Covid if i’m young and healthy?

    I do go to school in person and I work in a very crowded essential place, so I’m exposed to plenty of people almost every single day. but i’m only 18 so even with No vaccine my odds of going to the hospital/dying are very close to zero. Should I still get the vaccine?  

    4 Answers4 days ago
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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.

    5 Answers5 days ago
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    Can I be immune after I got the the 1st dose of covid - 19 vaccine? ?

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    You would have to be fully vaccinated to gain any immunity.

    If it's 50 percent effective then you still have some risk of getting covid 19. But your symptoms may not be as sever as if you didn't get the vaccine. 

    You should continue to wear masks around people that haven't been fully vaccinated. 

    6 Answers6 days ago
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    Is it true that wearing masks like the government has asked us to do is unhealthy for us in the long run ?

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    No that is totally erroneous, totally. Failed health class.

    4 Answers5 days ago
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    Is corona virus a std?

    4 Answers5 days ago
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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. 

    8 Answers1 week ago
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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 Answers1 week 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 Answers1 week 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?

    4 Answers7 days ago
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