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Post by JohnToo » 3 months ago

Astra-Zeneca'ds of the world unite.
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Post by Mister Paul » 3 months ago

I'm Pfizered. Mrs P Astra'd. Boy number one is the control. Let's see how this turns out.....
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Post by Rutabaga » 3 months ago

I will be having AZ no2 this coming Thursday, hoping I don't feel as rough afterwards as I did last time.
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The Real Ravenhurst wrote:
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I'm all Astra-Zeneca-ed up and feeling invincible.
I would recommend taking some precautionary paracetamol at bed time, or at least having some to hand.
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LowlifeDes wrote:
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I would recommend taking some precautionary paracetamol at bed time, or at least having some to hand.
OK thanks for the tip. Nowt to report so far except achiness of the limbs, but I have the fizzy co-codamol on standby!
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Post by Joan » 3 months ago

Don't take pain killers prophylactically before or after a vaccine. There is some evidence that it may interfere with the immune response.

https://www.healthline.com/health-news/ ... 19-vaccine

How is the arm today?
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Post by The Real Ravenhurst » 3 months ago

Not bad thanks. Arm aches, slight headache, not much energy. That's about it so far.
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Rutabaga wrote:
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I will be having AZ no2 this coming Thursday, hoping I don't feel as rough afterwards as I did last time.
I've gather first AZ is usually worse, and 2nd Pfizer.

I have no data on Moderna.
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Post by Rutabaga » 3 months ago

To be honest I've heard theories that cover just about every combination of outcomes, so I reckon it will just be what it will be.
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Post by JohnToo » 3 months ago

I have uninstalled the Zoe app and no longer supply any data to that study, because Tin Spector has publicly espoused, with the implicit authority of the Zoe study, several political rather than purely scientific positions that I think are misguided.
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Post by Joan » 3 months ago

That's interesting. And disappointing.

Doesn't invalidate the data, though, which is why I was posting it.

Do you have links to what he is saying?

I probably won't uninstall, as I have logged quite a lot of data in it.

I guess I could just save a screenshot....
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Post by Mister Paul » 2 months ago

Soooooo, Portugal holiday still on the cards for mid-July. We'll both be doublevaccined by then, though Boy1 (19) and Boy2 (16) won't. Easyjet are advertising tests for £60 a pop.

What do you reckon? We can still cancel. Go for it? Anyone think that they'll drop the testing requirement to lateral flow? Am I bragging?
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Mister Paul wrote:
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Soooooo, Portugal holiday still on the cards for mid-July. We'll both be doublevaccined by then, though Boy1 (19) and Boy2 (16) won't. Easyjet are advertising tests for £60 a pop.

What do you reckon? We can still cancel. Go for it? Anyone think that they'll drop the testing requirement to lateral flow? Am I bragging?
I was called selfish recently by keeping our booking to Greece open (28th June), that same person had broken (by my reckoning) at least 5 Coronavirus laws (going to Wales etc) that very day!

Anyhoo, we too will be double vaccinated and if the tests are going to come down to a reasonable cost then its definitely still on if allowed. So its a 'go for it' from me.
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