Key Points: Like any other vaccine or drug, COVID vaccines can have side effects, but they are minor compared to the risk of serious illness or death from COVID infection. Everyday activities such as driving carry higher inherent risks than getting a COVID vaccine. Psychologically, people may worry about the vaccine because of a fear of the unknown, a commitment to existing beliefs, and the challenge of staying well informed. I was inspired to write this post because so many of my friends – many of whom are highly educated – are telling me that they aren’t going to get the COVID-19 vaccination. What are their reasons? “The vaccine was not FULLY approved by FDA, only ‘emergency approval.’” “There are no long-term follow-up studies of vaccine side effects.” “Given my young age, it’s probably better to get COVID than to risk the vaccine.” Then, there are the little more “out there” explanations/rationalizations: “It’s a plot by Big Pharma, Bill Gates, … [Read more...] about Anxious About Getting a COVID Vaccine? You Take Bigger Risks Every Day
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Home Astrology Horoscope Horoscope oi-Deepannita Das By Deepannita Das on March 1, 2021 Today will bring a positive change in the lives of some zodiac signs, while others will be disappointed. If you are curious to know what comes next, then read your weekly horoscope. Let's see what the stars have in store for you. Aries: 21 March - 19 April Mentally you will not feel well. You will be very confused and will not understand how to get out of your troubles. You better keep your mind calm and work patiently. Today the atmosphere of the office will not be right. Your boss may be angry with you for your mistakes. It would be better to focus on your work. Businessmen today are advised to refrain from making any important business decisions. Conditions will be normal in your personal life. Talking about health, you should do yoga and meditation daily to stay strong physically and mentally. Lucky Colour: … [Read more...] about Daily Horoscope: 01 March 2021
Home Astrology Horoscope Horoscope oi-Deepannita Das By Deepannita Das on March 1, 2021 Through your monthly horoscope, know what changes will happen in your life in the coming seven days and whether you will get success in your efforts. Know more about the first week of March, which will bring a lot of happiness and challenges to all zodiac signs. Aries: 21 March - 19 April On the work front, you will get auspicious results. People working in a foreign company can get a big boost. Your hard work will succeed and your enthusiasm will increase. On the other hand, is advised to take businessmen roper care while making any financial transaction this month. You may have to suffer financial loss due to some error in the accounting book. This time will also be good for unemployed people of this amount. You are very likely to get employment in this period after a lot of hard struggle. From an economic … [Read more...] about Monthly Horoscope Predictions March 2021
If this highly politicized era teaches us anything, it is the extent to which many Americans will go to maintain their beliefs. Claims about “fake” news and rigged elections are manifestations of this. So is the argument that the viral pandemic is exaggerated, even a hoax. We have witnessed a radicalization of political parties, emboldening paramilitary groups, and fostering wild conspiracy theories. A mob breached our Capitol. Possibilities of criminal prosecution for the perpetrators, as well as censure and impeachment of public officials, are in the air. Many people expressed horror at the insurrection. Others acknowledged their chagrin, even some measure of shame . But millions of others made no such acknowledgments. Indeed, they only hardened their view that their side is right and the other is wrong. To use Blackjack lingo, they doubled down. In the neighborhood where I live, at least three families have taken to flying their American flag upside down. One might imagine … [Read more...] about Doubling Down: Why People Deny the Facts
If you’re still struggling with whether to wear a mask or not, you’re behind the times, since now the medical community is recommending that you upgrade your mask to an N95 or that you wear two masks together – or “double-mask” – to greatly reduce your risk of contracting COVID-19. With the arrival of the new more contagious variants from South Africa, Brazil, and the UK, public health experts are saying it’s more important than ever, since the first two have been found to be up to 50% more transmissible, and the UK variant is believed to be up to 70% more. Face coverings are “the most powerful public health tool” the nation has against the coronavirus , the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told lawmakers last September, before the approval of the current vaccines. “We have clear scientific evidence they work, and they are our best defense,” CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield said of masks. Masks were popular in Japan pre-pandemic Source: … [Read more...] about What Are Asians Doing to Guard Against SARS-CoV-2 Variants?