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Another reason to get the vaccine

Fraser

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One thing I hear from vaccine hesitant people all the time is that they are young and healthy and the death rate is so low, so why not just risk getting Covid? What we know so far is that long term effects of the vaccine appear to be non-existent while long term effects of Covid tend to be pretty dire. Leaving aside things like heart inflammation and damage to your respiratory system that has crippled even young athletes, people that get Covid and recover suffer significant brain damage. Many people that recover from Covid, even mild cases that don't require hospitalization, show objective cognitive deficits when performing tests of attention, working memory, problem solving and emotional processing. So sure, you might not be at much of a risk for dying of Covid, but you could up being a diminished version of yourself.

https://www.thelancet.com/journals/eclinm/article/PIIS2589-5370(21)00324-2/fulltext

Get the vaccine.
 
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