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U.S. to reopen borders to vaccinated travelers Nov 8

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What does it mean to be "fully vaccinated"?

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What does it mean to be "fully vaccinated"?

Having certification that you have received the required shots.

I suspect you will have further questions.

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Bob FosseToday  09:05 am JST

What does it mean to be "fully vaccinated"?

Having certification that you have received the required shots.

I suspect you will have further questions.

By showing evidence that you got vaxxed, signed by a licensed doctor or nurse. Now what?

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So "fully vaccinated" is more of a bureaucratic term then, right? What I find most interesting is that a negative PCR test is also required regardless of vaxxed/unvaxxed. Is a "vaxxed" negative test result different than an "unvaxxed" negative test result?

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Plus 2 lab based COVID tests were just recalled due to “false positives”.

but that’s only false positives for vaccinated people, right?

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So "fully vaccinated" is more of a bureaucratic term then, right?

Fully vaccinated means two shots of an approved vaccine. You know what they are. And even if you don't, others do.

What I find most interesting is that a negative PCR test is also required regardless of vaxxed/unvaxxed.

Because as you anti-vaxxers never tire of pointing out as though it meant something, even being fully vaccinated doesn't protect you 100% against catching Covid.

Is a "vaxxed" negative test result different than an "unvaxxed" negative test result?

I think that's one question too many. You're in danger of disappearing up you-know-where.

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Yeah, so covid exists everywhere but we better not let people come in since they might have it. Better yet we'll check everyone before they come it and confirm if they have it. And if they do have it, we won't let them in. That's a great idea. And we'll make everyone also get a document that says nothing about whether they have it or not. Just that at one point in time they agreed to take a shot that doesn't actually "fully" protect from getting or spreading it. And anyone who asks one too many questions will get labeled "anti-vaxxer" automatically. Perfect plan!

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Come on @jeffb, come and join our gang. It's brill being more invincible, you'll love it.

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No thanks. I'd just rather international travel not be restricted for a disease with a 99% survival rate and one for which we already have such a safe and effective vaccine. These mandates really don't make sense if you think about it.

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No thanks. I'd just rather international travel not be restricted for a disease with a 99% survival rate and one for which we already have such a safe and effective vaccine. These mandates really don't make sense if you think about it.

You’ll have lots of time to think about it. While you enjoy your domestic travels. Safe and effective vaccine? Yes, several in fact.

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jeffb

Yeah, so covid exists everywhere but we better not let people come in since they might have it. Better yet we'll check everyone before they come it and confirm if they have it. And if they do have it, we won't let them in. That's a great idea.

Glad you agree. The government has a duty to protect its citizens from external threats, no? You don't want foreigners coming in spreading the disease and straining the hospital system.

And we'll make everyone also get a document that says nothing about whether they have it or not.

No. That's what the PCR tests are for.

Just that at one point in time they agreed to take a shot that doesn't actually "fully" protect from getting or spreading it.

,,,they took a shot that significantly protects them from getting or spreading it. [Edited for you]

And anyone who asks one too many questions will get labeled "anti-vaxxer" automatically.

Asking questions is fine. You get labeled anti-vaxxer if you refuse the vaccine.

Perfect plan!

I think so.

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The pandemic has wreaked havoc in unforseen ways around the world. Certain goods are becoming scarce or shorter

@jeffb the US isn't the only country with these kinds of rules, and they don't care to have unvaccinated or partially vaccinated people from other countries bringing different variants that can help create stronger COVID strains. This isn't about "muh freedoms are for me only", this is about many countries (US included) doing their duty to protect their citizens. The pandemic reached the US anyways due to the CCP not doing it's job containing it in China, and the previous administration cutting funding to a particular federal department that was very good at alerting our country about potential disease outbreaks that could affect the US.

International travel will be restricted for anyone who is not fully vaccinated. Majority of countries around the world agree.

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Now people can visit their families there

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