I mean don't they want this virus to be come endemic?? Who better to bring this about than a cohort who at worst only have mild symptoms?? So what if case numbers are up, as long as hospitalization isn't! The data shows children aren't at risk so who are they actually protecting by inoculating them?? The adults that are already inoculated???
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"Vaccine-acquired immunity, coupled with widespread infection, offers a chance to concentrate prevention efforts, testing and illness-tracking resources on moderate- to high-risk groups"
Which is how it should have been treated all along! they know and knew who the high risk groups were yet carpet vaccinated anyway! Nice to see they are finally coming to their senses!
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Total Hypocrisy! Deport Jokovic who didn't have Covid but allow players to play who have it because they are vaccinated?? I thought they were trying to stop the spread? Seems more about spite than common sense!
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Why? Why risk kids lives with emergency use only Vaccines that have no long term side effect data???
Especially when unless they are severely ill already there is no chance of them dying or even getting severe effects from covid!
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"Desert TortoiseToday 08:45 am JST
Instead of crossing one's fingers and hoping, do the right things and wear a mask, maintain your distance and get vaccinated. The reason the virus continues to spread and mutate into new variants is all the idiots who stubbornly refuse to acknowledge the science behind stopping a pandemic and act is if they can go on their merry way and someone else will magically make the pandemic go away"
You mean like how Omicron came from Sth Africa where they have only about 20% of the population vaccinated because the west is now on it's 4th shot and won't share any???.....
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Desert TortoiseToday 08:45 am JST
Instead of crossing one's fingers and hoping, do the right things and wear a mask, maintain your distance and get vaccinated. The reason the virus continues to spread and mutate into new variants is all the idiots who stubbornly refuse to acknowledge the science behind stopping a pandemic and act is if they can go on their merry way and someone else will
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Well Duh! Since they locked up the borders...
Still seems like a lot though...
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Sanity finally returning or a political move to save his Bacon?
Probably a bit of both!
Move on , open up, and enough with the us and them craziness!
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At least they are not being forced!
Choice is very important!
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Superdry is cat's per!
Sapporo black label is the best!
0 ( +5 / -5 )
So many thought bubbles ...so little thought!
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Wow a whole 5 in intensive care not doubt over 80 years old and with underlying conditions…
But l am sure the fear mongers and pharma shills will paint an end of the world scenario…
when in reality, it is looking really like this is the beginning of the end of this COVID madness!
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Maybe Japan should man up and fire a couple of missiles itself!
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Fighto!Today 11:37 am JST
Iff he has has CIVID he has better immunity the the vaccinated!
Yeah right, his immunity is so good he keeps catching Covid. Not to mention appearing in public around many people while he was under health orders to isolate.
you mean like the 10 week valid vaccines???....
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1 million cases in Australia and they are worried about this because he is unvaxxed???
What complete bunk! Just shows how draconian the ruleas are in Aust! Iff he has has CIVID he has better immunity the the vaccinated!
Personally I am not a huge fan but this is just an absolute joke!
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The Pfizer boss said double vax does nothing for omicron! Stop spouting the crud about get vaxxed! They don’t work for omicron but luckily for Pfizer surprise surprise they have an omicron vax coming out in March….
Natural immunity with omicron is the best defence and based on the fact from Okinawa studies 90% of people have mild to NO symptoms more will survive than a mild flu season!
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smithinjapanToday 09:40 am JST
In other words, they're going to just try to pray it away again and wait. Then when hospitals are bursting in a couple of weeks they'll act surprised at the speed and breadth of the outbreak, and say it could not have been predicted. Then they'll start talking about the next GoTo travel campaign.
Umm not likely! With Okinawan omicron cases showing 90% mild to zero symptoms the hospitals will not be over loaded this time round!
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When pandemic moves to endemic!
That's a wrap folks. Pack it up, open it up and let's move on!
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Too right they must coexist and can easily do so with the omicron variant basically changing this from pandemic to endemic! The world is waking up and hints of change are in the wings. We will never achieve zero deaths or zero hospitalizations as we don't from influenza and the multitude of other terminal illnesses!
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Really lovely movie with some dark undercurrents! Well worth a watch! The sound track was also awesome
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Ummm 4 people hospitalised??….so who the hell cares about the numbers??
natural immunity is best! Better than the rest!
move on and get over it!
media has no other click bait!
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Natural immunity has now been received, case closed, move on!
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Children have zero risk from Covid unless they are already dying from other illnesses!
If the most at risk groups have been vaccinated and Natural immunity is the true way out of this Covid insanity how will vaccinating kids who aren't at risk help??? It won't!
Japanese govt on a loser here!
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you see the pro choice crowd have to justify with data, the No choice crowd can just say anything and that is peer reviewed automatically...
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MontyToday 11:30 am JST
Before covid I and I'm sure many other assumed that vaccines prevented infection. I don't remember ever reading or hearing
You can do a test...go and talk to people and ask them why they took the vaccine?
You will get 2 answers:
I think you have missed third answer.
which is because my govt or work place forced me to get the vaccination. Nearly all people I know or have spoken to have zero fear of Covid but are afraid of losing their jobs and freedoms NOT their lives!
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I rest my case...
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Wow herd immunity ... who would have thought???
bet the pharma shills won't be happy with this article!
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