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Princess Kako tests positive for COVID-19

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virusrex

People keep claiming the experts said vaccines would prevent anything 

They did (at least the experts connected to government institutions, not the many critics that were censored), and this false premise was the basis for the push for vaccines (remember herd immunity?) and the discrimination against the non-receivers of the mRNA shot. Did you totally forget that?

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She is young and healthy, so has no issue with the virus. Everybody gets in contact with this thing, so why is this even news.

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Elvis is hereSep. 24  04:58 pm JST

I hope she recovers soon.

We're not over this yet. Get well and stay safe, Princess.

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Anyway, as I wrote, "the vaccination does not stop transmission as promised."

Making up imaginary promises that nobody made just to have something to criticize only shows you have nothing to argue against the actual things that were said about the vaccines.

People keep claiming the experts said vaccines would prevent anything and everything even against every possible variant that could appear, but when challenged to produce such declarations nothing is brought, as expected since this strawman is completely invented by antivaxxer groups.

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Neither the manufacturers nor the regulatory bodies promised that. It is also not a requirement for a vaccine nor is it a clinical study endpoint. This is a non-argument.

Well, I am not arguing manufacturers or regulatory bodies promised anything. So yeah, that is a non-argument---but why did you bring it up?

Anyway, as I wrote, "the vaccination does not stop transmission as promised."

*“So even though there are breakthrough infections with vaccinated people, almost always the people are asymptomatic and the level of virus is so low it makes it extremely unlikely — not impossible but very, very low likelihood — that they’re going to transmit it,” Fauci said.*

*“In other words, you become a dead end to the virus. And when there are a lot of dead ends around, the virus is not going to go anywhere. *

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Not surprised at all she became infected as the vaccination does not stop transmission as promised.

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As expected, since being vaccinated allows for increased survival, in the same way the number of unvaccinated people unfortunately decreases thanks to unnecessary deaths as well.

Completely wrong, according to the medical consensus of every institution of medical science in the world.

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virusrexToday 09:07 am JST

The number of previously vaccinated keeps increasing

As expected, since being vaccinated allows for increased survival, in the same way the number of unvaccinated people unfortunately decreases thanks to unnecessary deaths as well.

You seem to have all the facts, so inform us all: what is the "unnecessary death" rate of an otherwise healthy 28 year old female who has been vaccinated, verses the same, but unvaccinated? 99.9% versus 99.9%?

Out of, say, 1,000,000 unvaxed 28 year olds (surely there are at least this amount in the world, but don't mix them in like media does with 85 year olds, please), how many on average actually die because of COVID? One in a million? Two in a million? I'd like to know how (tiny) that actual "unnecessary death rate" truly is for unvaxed 28 year olds.

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The number of previously vaccinated keeps increasing

As expected, since being vaccinated allows for increased survival, in the same way the number of unvaccinated people unfortunately decreases thanks to unnecessary deaths as well.

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The number of previously vaccinated keeps increasing.

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Lots of people talking about how the symptoms are just like the flu here are forgetting that the real problem with this virus is Long Covid.

Exactly.

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 BTW, long covid affects a small number, and it is not worth losing the faces of society in general to prevent tha

False dichotomy, people can keep reasonable measures to prevent contagion without the costs of those measures being higher than the benefits they bring. Also long covid is a serious public health concern for the experts not only because it can be very serious even for people that have no preexisting vulnerabilities, but because in countries like Japan those at a special risk are not a "small percentage".

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Oh, great. So now masks (mostly worn below the nose) and plastic sheeting are the preventative against the flu, and whatever comes next. Ridiculous. BTW, long covid affects a small number, and it is not worth losing the faces of society in general to prevent that. Sure, fear struck oldsters and others with mitigating conditions (again, a relatively small percentage of the population), and anyone with a cold or sore throat, hide your face. Take down the plastic, asap, though, as it is a useless measure. Someone please wake up the oyaji managers to get this done. Anyway, that's it from me, I just had to push back a bit.

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Lots of people talking about how the symptoms are just like the flu here are forgetting that the real problem with this virus is Long Covid.

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To all the negative people posting comments. There's nothing wrong to remind people that covid is still around, and to be careful. The elderly and immune compromised are still ending up in hospital.

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Who cares

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Not sure why this is news. If she had a yeast infection or an STD that would probably be considered private. I guess the Imperial Household agency is trying to be more open about the health of the Royal family, but it needs to draw the line somewhere. This just continues the Covid hysteria.

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This is not newsworthy.

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I really wish articles on Covid would mention that getting it is not life-threatening, as with Delta, long ago. It's more like catching the flu. A few uncomfortable days, and that is it. Masks and plastic drapery are useless. Please let staff be free of these no longer needed measures. Most customers are free-faced, so it is getting weird.

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WOW! Hold the press! Front page news!!!!

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Just reminder, any homo sapiens have risk to have Covid infection even those who already infected. No matter social status and how many assets that particular person has.

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tamanegiToday  05:29 pm JST

Not sure why the article wouldn't mention that her younger brother, Prince Hisahito, has just recovered from Covid and their mother had the the virus last month.

Maybe because they were separate articles at the time.

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Not sure why the article wouldn't mention that her younger brother, Prince Hisahito, has just recovered from Covid and their mother had the the virus last month.

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I hope she recovers soon.

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