From the beginning, our effectiveness in combatting the COVID-19 pandemic has been hampered by a stubborn reluctance to pause and consider whether policies and practices are actually working.
Once science is declared and a path chosen, there’s little room for adjusting course. All that matters is control and conformity.
We’ve hit that point again with vaccines.
There’s no question that mass vaccinations are the surest way out of this COVID horror house. If everyone who can took the vaccine, this pandemic would be on its way to history.
But it shouldn’t be heresy to acknowledge that everyone may not need to get the shot.
Natural immunity has never received the respect it deserves as a weapon against COVID. Now a strong scientific case is building that if you’ve had the virus, you may not need the vaccine.
Scientists in Israel finally gave natural immunity the attention it deserves, comparing those who caught the virus sometime during the pandemic with those who have taken two shots of a vaccine.
While both groups were extremely unlikely to contract COVID, those who were vaccinated had a six-fold greater chance of getting the virus than their unvaccinated peers who’d already been infected.
The study also concluded natural immunity provides longer lasting protection, with high levels of antibodies still present in the blood for a year or longer.
The Israeli research has been supported by other studies. including one from the Centers for Infectious Diseases that found the reinfection rate for those who’ve had COVID to be less than 1%, similar to the infection rate of those who’ve been vaccinated.
This isn’t an argument against getting vaccinated. The Israeli scientists also found those who’ve had COVID and received two shots of the vaccine are virtually iron-clad against the virus and its variants.
But it is a case for personal choice, when that choice presents no risk to the public.
Why should employers — or worse, the government — force vaccines on those who don’t need them?
People have a lot of reasons for not wanting to be vaccinated, and not all of them can be dismissed as rooted in ignorance or political posturing.
I’ve now had three shots of the Moderna vaccine, and will continue to take them as long as there’s the slightest chance I might get COVID.
But others who have had the disease, suffered through it and survived, should be respected if they trust their natural immunity and choose to forego the vaccine. There’s no scientific evidence that they are a greater risk of getting or spreading the virus than those who have taken the shots.
They should be allowed to decide for themselves whether to get vaccinated, and should not be shunned from society or forced out of their classrooms or jobs because of their choice.
If science is doing the talking, as our policymakers profess, then COVID survivors should be allowed to present evidence they’ve had the virus and get the same access to their civil liberties as those with a vaccination card.
Natural immunity isn’t hocus pocus — it’s among the oldest of scientific truths. Now that research has attested to the strength of natural immunity in battling COVID, policies should follow the science.
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The problem with this is it leaves government bureaucrats, appointees, and even some elected official without any real control over what people are allowed or nort allowed to do. They are frozen out of the loop. so to speak. They want control even though by showing their ineptitude they no warrant that authority!
If someone is dumb enough to take a vaccination that the US govt. recommends then so be it. Nothing coming out of govt. today has the slightest amount of truth. It is at war with Americans. People coming down with their man made covid are being refused treatment other than being sent home with oxygen. No drugs. Even when diagnosed with covid pneumonia no drugs are given. Insurance groups and massive hospital control groups are telling doctors when they can even admit a covid patient to a hospital. Now comes along a moron named joe biden to work with the probable developer of covid to begin with anthony fauci to demand people be vaccinated with what is not even a vaccine and does nothing to prevent people from contracting it. One has to wonder in the year 2021 just how stupid the people of America are. I have no doubt our ancestors would truly be ashamed what this nation has become due to an out of control government, the medical profession and businesses which have gone completely over to fascism. Not to mention a people who have become sheep led to slaughter by a criminal president, a gutless criminal congress and judges who are abject cowards. Wouldn’t Nikita Khrushchev be proud today.
Sorry Nolen. BUT I call utter and total BULL on that.. We have seen OODLES of folk who HAVE gotten the vaccine, still Catching and spreading Covid. And evne dying from it.
AND WE ROTUINELY SEE news reports of cities, and entire states/natios, where they have 80%+ vaccine rates, YET THEY STILL HAVE HIGH LEVELS of Covid infections, and lockdowns.
SO MASS mandating the vaccine, is NOT “Going to get us out of this horror house”… PERIOD.
“Natural immunity isn’t hocus pocus — it’s among the oldest of scientific truths. Now that research has attested to the strength of natural immunity in battling COVID, policies should follow the science.”
There are a number of anti-viral supplements that one can take to boost their immune system. Squalene is one.
For those who have contracted the virus, gargling with PVP-1has shown effectiveness in some studies.
In s small study out of the UK, a nitric oxide nasal spray showed impressive results.
Of course, Ivermectin and Hydroxychloroquine which have been savaged by the Media. The point is, there are preventative things we can do that will greatly help if the virus is contracted—or prevent infection in the first place—but that information is probably labeled “misinformation” by the powers that be and it is hard to come by.
After the left’s mauling of Hydroxychloroquine, i am surprised its still available..
Acknowledging natural immunity means vaccines go unsold, and politicians can’t take credit. This is why they never instituted ongoing studies that tracked exposure. If no vaccine had been developed, by now the vast majority of the population* would have been exposed, by and large with minimal to no symptoms, and we’d be six times as resistant as we are now.
* Populations that locked themselves down would be less exposed, thus more vulnerable.
AND if they acknowledged how good natural immunity was, they wouldn’t be able to FORCE vaccine mandates down our throats.
Many people have survived the Covid with no visit to doctor or hospital. So how can they ever prove they had it.
What about all the people who had the regular flu or cold but were labeled as Covid cases? They might have the papers but not the immunity.
You have to register to take a Covid test. What could go wrong with registering your body with the government that paid to develop the virus?
I don’t trust this JObamarice administration to do anything but treasonous, criminal activity and to commit crimes against We The People.
That’s why i refuse to GET A TEST, let alone take the shot.