I'm absolutely pro-vax (on voluntary basis), as is everyone in this conversation. But when the very inventor of the mRNA gene therapy tells you that his concerns about the experimental COVID vaccines were straight-up ignored by the FDA, and now they seem to be coming true, then really, everyone needs to stop and do a reality check. It's not the scientific method to just blurt out "IT'S SAFE" whenever challenged during a mass trial of a novel medical intervention.
I suspect purely on a numbers basis of bad outcomes vs infection, if problems are indeed happening as described, round 1 vaccines are still a good bet for those near middle age and up. if major harm was coming to lots of people after the shots, we'd have heard it sooner and be hearing it louder, "fact checkers" and hivemind maintenance notwithstanding
@raucao @clacke what bugs me more than scattered issues w/new vaccines is the insistence that nothing could possibly go wrong with them based on reasoning which doesn't support that. imo it's narrative-first gaslighting with the goal of shaping people's perception for a desired result and it's bullshit.
a vaccine is a bioactive agent which gets injected into the body. human beings are not yet capable of making *anything* like that which doesn't fuck up some % of people who take it.
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