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Yet another warning. Please get vaccinated


The delta variant is continuing to be a problem in places with high levels of unvaccinated individuals. All evidence so far shows that vaccinated individuals are protected against this variant. I just wanted to encourage any of you that are still not vaccinated to go get it done. This variant is more contagious and is killing healthy 20 and 30-year-olds. Even if you survive or get a mild infection, long covid is a result for 20% of those infected. Save yourself the trouble.

From NBC News

"We are seeing patients in their 20s and 30s who are otherwise healthy who are coming because of worsening symptoms ... today, in the hospital, in the ICU, who are needing to have ventilator and high oxygen support," he said. "Again, because they're unvaccinated. It is completely preventable if you get vaccinated.”