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Just a taste of what’s coming for anti-vaxxers. No vaccine? We don’t want your business and you are denied entry to this play/concert/game/party/children’s school production/cub/bar/restaurant.

Good riddance. Come back when you are ready to be a responsible member of an interconnected society.

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Congrats, anti-vaxxers, for making this a reality again.

Prior to the general vaccine mandate, two shows, "Springsteen on Broadway" and "Pass Over," had already announced that audiences must be vaccinated.

100% for it. Keep the anti-vaxxers away from me.

And it's only the beginning.

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Um, you do realise that vaccinated people are spreading this virus like wildfire as well, right?

Own goal.

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Um, you do realise that vaccinated people are spreading this virus like wildfire as well, right? 

Own goal.

Best get vaccinated then.

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Um, you do realise that vaccinated people are spreading this virus like wildfire as well, right?

Um, basic science calling: being vacated sharply reduces the risk of death. That's for oneself. When the vast majority of the public is vaccinated, there will be no virus in the community to bump into.

Why don't you have polio? Well, in part because yo were vaccinated. But more importantly, EVERYONE is vaccinated. There is no virus to bump into.

Again, basic science.....

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GdTokyoToday  08:01 am JST

Um, you do realise that vaccinated people are spreading this virus like wildfire as well, right?

Um, basic science calling: being vacated sharply reduces the risk of death. That's for oneself. When the vast majority of the public is vaccinated, there will be no virus in the community to bump into. 

Why don't you have polio? Well, in part because yo were vaccinated. But more importantly, EVERYONE is vaccinated. There is no virus to bump into. 

Again, basic science.....

Polio is far more dangerous than this disease, and governments, media etc didn't have to threaten you to get it. What's more, there are cheap, safe and effective protections and treatments that render the vaccinations unnecessary.

Basic science.

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Um, you do realise that vaccinated people are spreading this virus like wildfire as well, right?

Yep. But let's compare the impact on a city with a football stadium filled with vaccinated people and another stadium in another city filled with unvaccinated people.

Or two submarines on active duty.

Or schools.

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Some people just won’t get it. Not the vaccine, I mean just basic sense and reasoning.

Get your jollies being contrary, if that’s all you get count yourself lucky.

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Polio is far more dangerous than this disease

No, it isn’t. Because polio has been eradicated. By vaccines.

And even at its peak caused fewer deaths annually than COVID-19 has caused. But it targeted children which moved people into action faster.

If COVID-19 was specifically targeting children you bet everybody would have been vaccinated with no whining.

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Except vaccinated people who still carry and spread the virus, as per the CDC.

That's why the CDC is recommended that even if all people are vaccinated, they must still wear masks, because vaccinated people can still spread the virus to each other.

Even if 100% of the people in the room are vaccinated, they still need to social distance with masks because these vaccines do not stop transmission.

Thank you for making my argument me. Nothing you said contradicts scientific fact.

Vaccinated people can contract and sadly spread the virus. BUT THEY OVERWHELMINGLY DONT GET GET SERIOUSLY ILL AND DIE.

Masks are the best way to stop transmission. Thank you for making that point. When everyone in a room is masked, the risks of transmission are reduced dramatically.

Even polio vaccine is not 100% effective. But because 100% of the public has been vaccinated, there just isn't any virus to bump into.

Again, basic science calling......

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Polio is far more dangerous than this disease, and governments, media etc didn't have to threaten you to get it.

Oh if the polio vaccine had been invented today and not in 1955, you would 100% be here telling us how it's dangerous and turns people into donkeys or tables or whatever. For sure.

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A 2% death rate is not infentesimally small. There are 331 million people in the US. By your reasoning, not vaccinating, not masking and carrying on would result in 6 million deaths: nearly 20 time the number of combat deaths in the US in WWII.

Oh yeah, and there are no risks of vaccination.

I (and everyone else) noticed that this is a pathetic dodge of the other points.

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Since the vaccine does not stop the spread of Covid to others I see no point in risking the side effects to take it, especially since my risk of hospitalization from Covid is infinitesimally small.

Then be selfish, don't take it and ostracize yourself from society.

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Someone is going to start an underground maskless, no social distancing dance club and call it The Petri Dish, or maybe Typhoid Mary's for all the anti-vaxxers to patronize.

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Need to go Australia route, 80% vaccinated or no entry. Wonder is the US could control their boarder to that extent.

Private businesses should do what they wish to protect their business. I have no issues (vaccinated status is not race, and other such). If there is enough of a demand an alternative will immerge.

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More and more parts of society will be closed off to the unvaccinated.

Looks like Cleetus and Brandeen won't be attending this year.

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Typos abound, apologies.my kingdom for an edit option.

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I consider taking it to be selfish, since the burden of costs for my medical treatment from the side effects will all on the taxpayer.

Absolute garbage. Tell me, which effects more people; Covid-19 or side effects of the vaccine?

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Biden is mad at the liberal news for reporting that vaccinated people spread the virus at the same rate as unvaccinated people.

and that there are clusters of mostly all vaccinated people getting corona. 75% of new cases in one area in MA were vaccinated people.

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and that there are clusters of mostly all vaccinated people getting corona. 75% of new cases in one area in MA were vaccinated people.

Laughably false. In the area you surveyed, the vast majority were vaccinated. Sadly, breakthrough infections are more common than previously thought. But of the 469 plus vaccinated infections, there were 4 hospitalizations and ZERO deaths.

By comparison, in Springfield MO, with which I have personal experience, 99.7% of Civic deaths are among the unvaccinated.

If you have vaccine, you up are 25 times less likely to die.

These are the facts and they are not in doubt.

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I consider taking it to be selfish, since the burden of costs for my medical treatment from the side effects will all on the taxpayer.

You mean like the burden of costs for the hospitalizations of tens of thousands of unvaccinated people is already on the taxpayer right now?

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Looks like the military is heading for mandatory vaccinations. Disney just announced mandatory vaccinations as well.

Let's keep up the good work and keep walling off the anti-vaxxers.

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Depends on your health status.

LoL no. Which has hospitalized more people, Covid-19 or side effects from the vaccine? We both know the answer is Covid-19.

Saying,

I will not vaccine to limit my burden on the health care system.

is an absolutely idiotic thing to say.

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No takers yesterday...maybe a Trump supporter will answer today?

"I would recommend it," Mr Trump said during an interview on Fox News Primetime on Tuesday. "I would recommend it to a lot of people that don't want to get it and a lot of those people voted for me, frankly." *He added: "It's a great vaccine, it's a safe vaccine and it's something that works."

https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2021/03/16/its-great-vaccine-donald-trump-asks-backers-get-covid-vaccine/4726016001/

Trump supporters, read the highlighted sentence above...Donald Trump, your hero, the person you voted for, is telling you directly to get vaccinated...and that it is safe....

So, why do you refuse his recommendation? Is he lying to you when he says the vaccine is "safe and something that works"? Is he spreading dangerous disinformation and putting you and his supporters health at risk?

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Um, basic science calling: being vacated sharply reduces the risk of death. 

And I can feel the love you have for your fellow unvaccinated human being: you love them so much you’re willing to destroy their lives—no job, no concert, walk in the street—just to stop them from killing themselves. That’s some next level crisis intervention.

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So yesterday Trump was finally credited for the vaccine by Dems.

so means within 48 hours the narrative will start that the “dangerous unapproved Trump vaccine” doesn’t work against delta variant. To explain all these breakthrough case clusters.

hello again lockdowns, masks, booster shots and vote by mail in 2022.

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“Number of cases” is irrelevant anymore considering all this.

COVID-19 vaccines are very effective, but no vaccine is perfect. In some instances, fully vaccinated people will get COVID-19 and may be contagious," the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said Friday.

"As the number of people who are vaccinated goes up, the number of breakthrough cases is also expected to increase, even as the vaccines remain highly effective," it added.

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"I would recommend it," Mr Trump said during an interview on Fox News Primetime on Tuesday. "I would recommend it to a lot of people that don't want to get it and a lot of those people voted for me, frankly." *He added: "It's a great vaccine, it's a safe vaccine and it's something that works."

When you follow the science, when you don’t get the answer you were hoping for you go back to the blackboard and reformulate the hypothesis. Stunning you haven’t figured out yet it’s not “Trump supporters” holding out.

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“Number of cases” is irrelevant anymore considering all this.

So what's more relevant? The number of hospilazations and deaths, I guess? OK. Vaccinations greatly reduce both. So everybody should get vaccinated. That's all.

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Good luck on that. It’s not happening. That’s called “discrimination”.

Denial of employment, denial of access at bars, clubs, games, concerts. This is the future of the anti-vaxxers

-7 ( +1 / -8 )

Denial of employment, denial of access at bars, clubs, games, concerts. This is the future of the anti-vaxxers

sure. It’s not like we’ve ever seen where that road leads to.

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Hilarious that liberals thinking virtue signaling government officials and woke companies “announcing” things makes those things legal.

what did Biden actually say?

“President Biden has directed federal employees and onsite contractors to show that they are vaccinated or submit to weekly virus testing.

weekly testing it is.

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Good luck on that. It’s not happening. That’s called “discrimination”.

Any business can make decisions it chooses to on whom it chooses to employ or serve as long as it’s not discriminatory against a protected class. Being an “anti-social anti-science idiot”, to use David Drum’ stern, is not a protected class.

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One really hopes that you are a better “meme stock” trader (speculative day trader) than you are a legal analyst.

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Vaccinated people spread the corona the same as unvaccinated people do.

so what does a vaccination do for you? Allows you to arrogantly walk around spreading corona not even knowing that you have it. Giving you an excuse to not be tested as you “feel fine”.

while claiming some type of moral superiority from your vaccine that protects you from me but that still allows you to pass the virus to others.

so I will just get tested weekly then, unlike you, I know when I have it.

-6 ( +1 / -7 )

a vaccinated person can pass corona to MY family. YOU can pass corona to your family.

Where does this arrogance and moral superiority come from?

-3 ( +3 / -6 )

From the fact that I have done EVERYTHING scientifically possible to protect both you family and mine.

Im getting vaccinated. 2nd shot a week from today.

mom staying in until it takes full effect unless unavoidable.

When I do go out, I wears mask to protect my fellow citizens because I am a responsible member of an interconnected society.

And I don’t spout anti-science garbage on-line.

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Yet if someone in your family gets corona (god forbid) it’s just as likely by scientific data that they got it from you or your vaccinated buddy than they did from the dirty Trump supporters you hate.

science.

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Good luck on that. It’s not happening. That’s called “discrimination”.

Lmao you'll be shocked to learn that sports teams "discriminate" on the basis of athletic ability, and universities discriminate on the basis of academic ability. Not all discrimination is bad.

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https://wkow.com/2021/07/28/covid-19-spread-from-vaccinated-to-unvaccinated-may-already-be-happening-in-dane-county/

 A day after the CDC announced new mask guidancebased on new research that shows infected, vaccinated people could spread the Delta variant of the coronavirus to unvaccinated people, researchers at UW-Madison say that type of spread is likely happening here, too.

-7 ( +1 / -8 )

Breaking News: The Delta variant is as contagious as chickenpox and may be spread by vaccinated people as easily as the unvaccinated, an internal C.D.C. report said."

should really reconsider this perceived moral superiority of “the vaccinated”.

And think why the CDC hid this from you. Fauci just said last week that this isn’t true, yet now it is.

Stay safe out there.

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a vaccinated person can pass corona to MY family. YOU can pass corona to your family. 

Where does this arrogance and moral superiority come from?

Just Remember, Republicans spread Covid, maskless Democrats don’t. I truly believe the virus only attacks conservatives and Democrats are naturally immune to the virus.

-7 ( +1 / -8 )

Vaccinations also greatly increase the number of people requiring highly expensive blood clot treatments.

No they don't.

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What's more, there are cheap, safe and effective protections and treatments that render the vaccinations unnecessary.

Basic science.

Your cheap, safe, and effective treatments (ivermectin, or are you still clinging to hydroxychloroquine) inevitably fail when studies are scaled up - as they have to be - and the most vocal practitioners are no longer able to control the space. This is Uri Geller stuff, as are their excuses and penchant for litigation.

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A low percentage of Blacks and Hispanics have received the vaccine compared to white people. All of the celebrities screaming for social justice last year don't say a word about people getting the vaccine for a virus that has a disproportionate amount of Black people. Why?

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That latest CDC report shows vaccinated people getting delta variant at a higher rate than unvaccinated people get delta variant.

as delta is the primary corona out there right now, I will be sticking with my unvaccinated status for now.

each person should decide for themselves without government mandate or negative consequences from society what is best for them.

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Yet if someone in your family gets corona (god forbid) it’s just as likely by scientific data that they got it from you or your vaccinated buddy than they did from the dirty Trump supporters you hate.

Yeah, but if they're all vaccinated, the chance of someone in your family dying from Covid-19 is virtually zero.

Science.

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A low percentage of Blacks and Hispanics have received the vaccine compared to white people. All of the celebrities screaming for social justice last year don't say a word about people getting the vaccine for a virus that has a disproportionate amount of Black people. Why?

Easy answer. Since most Blacks vote and are Democrats they are immune to getting the virus, only Republican and conservative minorities are susceptible to the virus.

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And here it starts just as I said. Why credit Trump now after 6 months of denying him any?

Meghan McCain: Democrats 'should give a little credit' to Trump for COVID-19 vaccine

(hint: vaccine doesn’t work against delta, vaccinated are spreading more than unvaccinated and it’s dangerous. Deflect blame to Trump)

-5 ( +2 / -7 )

Blacklabel

That latest CDC report shows vaccinated people getting delta variant at a higher rate than unvaccinated people get delta variant.

You need to be careful when you read the CDC report: Vaccinated people who get infected are just as infectious as unvaccinated people, but they are much less likely to get infected.

hint: vaccine doesn’t work against delta, vaccinated are spreading more than unvaccinated and it’s dangerous. 

Wrong. The vaccines is very effective against delta. Vaccinated are not spreading more than unvaccinated. Vaccines reduce the risk of severe disease or death 10-fold and reduce the risk of infection three-fold.

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Some unvaccinated being infected by the virus are begging the doctors for the vaccinations only to be told it's too late pal.

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Broadway remembers one of their own rising stars died a horrific ordeal battling Covid

"Broadway star Nick Cordero dies at 41 after coronavirus struggle highlighted by wife Amanda Kloots"

https://www.usatoday.com/story/entertainment/movies/2020/07/05/broadway-star-nick-cordero-dies-after-coronavirus-battle/5232813002/

Kloots documented Cordero’s more than 90-day battle with coronavirus — his setbacks, which included having his leg amputated, going into septic shock, had a temporary pacemaker put in, needing a double lung transplant, and being put in a medically induced coma — on social media. As his condition worsened, fans and colleagues rallied around the actor by posting messages of support that included a #wakeupnick hashtag.

They don't want that to happen again

Wrong. The vaccines is very effective against delta. Vaccinated are not spreading more than unvaccinated. Vaccines reduce the risk of severe disease or death 10-fold and reduce the risk of infection three-fold.

HintHint*

Now, over 9 out of 10 people in the US who need to be hospitalized are unvaccinated, and 99% of COVID deaths are now of unvaccinated people

In short, unvaccinated people are filling up the hospitals and morgues in the US

https://www.cnet.com/health/99-of-covid-deaths-are-now-of-unvaccinated-people-experts-say/

With the delta variant running rampant in the US, COVID cases are on the rise in what is now a "pandemic of the unvaccinated"

The vast majority of people being hospitalized with COVID and dying from the disease haven't been fully vaccinated, according to public health officials. More than 97% of hospitalizations from COVID right now are of unvaccinated people... 99.2% of COVID deaths are now of unvaccinated people."

In Texas, 99.5% of people who died from COVID from February through July 14 weren't vaccinated, per the Texas Tribune's reporting on preliminary data from the Texas Department of State Health Services.

The three COVID vaccines available in the US -- Moderna, Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson -- have proven efficacy against all variants of the coronavirus currently circulating, including delta. The vaccines vary slightly in their efficacy based on clinical trials, but all exceeded the typical efficacy rates for vaccines when they rolled out.

Importantly, all three vaccines are effective against severe disease caused by delta.

In a recent report, the CDC's National Center for Health Statistics found that life expectancy in the US fell by 1.5 years in 2020, which is the biggest drop since World War II

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