Are you willing to get the Covid vaccine when offered? (46 Viewers)

Will you get the covid vaccine when offered?

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SystemShock

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Do you have a source for this? I'd like to pass this on to a family member who will be traveling to the US in a few weeks.
I forgot about VeriFly.

Depending on the airport you are coming from outside the U.S. and the airline you are flying, you may or may not be able to check in and get your boarding passes via internet before you go to the airport. You can use VeriFLY to "show" your covid test when checking in via the web, and get your boarding passes. Otherwise, you will have to check in at the airport counter/kiosk and show your test to an airline agent, which may be a pain depending on the airport you are flying out of.

I normally fly from Mérida to Miami, and the airport in Mérida doesn't have many international flights, so checking in at the counter/kiosk at the airport is no biggie, takes no time, and I don't want to use VeriFLY - net anonimity!!! But the last time I had to fly out of Cancún to Charlotte, on the 4th of July holiday week, and the lines to the counter/kiosks were brutal.
 

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Federal district court in Indiana upholds vaccine policy for Indiana University. The policy is that in order to be on campus and attend in-person classes, students must be vaccinated, or they must wear masks and use social distancing.

This isn't surprising, as vaccine requirements have been upheld in the past in other applications and this isn't the first case upholding Covid-related vaccine rules at public institutions.

 

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From the post (and I've known people like this guy - people who enjoy being contrary about everything)
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Ever since I was young, I have known this dude who denigrated everything I did or loved. It was as if he’d go out of his way to do it.

Whenever I saw him in public, I would try to hide. But he would invariably spot me and come swaggering over. We’d make small talk until he’d eventually ask something like this:
“Whatcha doin' this weekend?”
“Oh, I'm going dancing at _____________," I’d reply.


And he’d say something like: “People still go to that place? I guess there’s no accounting for taste, huh? I can’t believe that dump is even still open.”


He would do this with everything. It didn’t matter what my answer was. Everything I liked, he dismissed — by way of making me feel that whatever I did or planned was beneath him. I don’t think his intention was to insult.

I just think he felt he was this special breed of human being, singular in his specialness.
I’m reminded of him every time I hear people go on about how they’re not going to get the coronavirus vaccine.


Their “caution” feels almost neurotic, based on little more than the thrill of contrarianism. The “I’m so unique and different” of it all. They seem to want, more than anything else, to show that they’re smarter than the average bear. Like the pompous hipster who says, “You wouldn’t even know the bands I listen to.”

Little do these people know how unspecial they are.
I recently had the opportunity to hear a 95-year-old man speak on the subject of covid-19. When asked if he’d gotten the vaccine, he responded that he received it as soon as it was available. He went on to say that, in his long life, he has seen this behavior over and over again with regard to vaccines.

He has lived through the people who were smarter than the measles vaccine and the mumps vaccine, smallpox, polio; There has always been a percentage of the population that refused them…….

 
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Just dandy. I'm sure all the young kids will love this. For those vaccinated, my 5 year old daughter appreciates it. Those who haven't been, she has opinions that would violate the TOS.

I wonder if she'll ever see her classmates faces this year. This stinks.
Do you think the school district will follow these guidelines? I'm pretty sure here in Texas, they will give the AAP the finger.
 

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Is this legit? Because that's all sorts of forked up if true.

Edit: Well, nevermind, I read the thread, and in the comments it's posted that the lister of the property was suspended from the Airbnb platform for spreading the misinformation. Good.
 

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Do you think the school district will follow these guidelines? I'm pretty sure here in Texas, they will give the AAP the finger.
I'm in Delaware so I'm sure Joe will make it so. My zip code has a vaccination compliance of 78%.
I have a lot of retired people in my neck of the woods but my age bracket has been diligent as well .
 

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He's doing better now. Glad for that. no matter what his views were. But will be interesting to see if his comments change . . . because you never know these days.

 

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He's doing better now. Glad for that. no matter what his views were. But will be interesting to see if his comments change . . . because you never know these days.

My prediction...he'll be saying the same crap he was before. We'll find out soon enough I guess.
 

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