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On 2/12/2021 at 10:33 AM, JGus said:

So out of pure curiosity, for everyone who is so anxious to get the COVID shot(s), how many of you have volunteered for free clinical trials/studies in the past?  My guess would be a very small amount, so i'm really curious on why this is different in your mind?

This is not meant to be argumentative, just really curious how everyone views this, especially if you have not, or would not, sign up for other free clinical trials/studies.

And no, I am not in a hurry or plan to get these shots anytime soon.

Lol. "Not meant to be argumentative." Yeah, sure.

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On 2/12/2021 at 10:33 AM, JGus said:

So out of pure curiosity, for everyone who is so anxious to get the COVID shot(s), how many of you have volunteered for free clinical trials/studies in the past?  My guess would be a very small amount, so i'm really curious on why this is different in your mind?

This is not meant to be argumentative, just really curious how everyone views this, especially if you have not, or would not, sign up for other free clinical trials/studies.

And no, I am not in a hurry or plan to get these shots anytime soon.

I not understanding the logic in your post, it's a bit confusing to me. How does volunteering for clinical trials/studies have anything to do with getting a covid vaccine? It sounds like you may be sort of a conspiracy theorist. JMO

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On 2/16/2021 at 9:22 AM, Double Mocha Man said:

Be careful. Can they reschedule a few days out because of the conditions? You don't need to get the shot exactly 3 weeks or 4 weeks after the first dose.

We're rescheduled for this Friday, two days from now.  3000 getting their second shot the same day.  We're at 7:30 AM, 150 miles away, and we are taking my 86-year-old MIL, who is 35 miles from the event.

woo hoo!

Since it's been mentioned, an Internet friend volunteered for one of the trials.  She got the placebo, and they did not give her the vaccine when it was approved.  That's not fair!

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F.D.A. studies show the shot strongly protects against severe illness and may reduce spread of...

72% in the US. One shot. 20M by the end of March. 100M by June.

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Got my first jab of the Pfizer vaccine this afternoon. Had to skip practicing golf to get to the vaccination center after work. Even though the end of this whole COVID-19 thing is still awhile off, this feels like a teeny-tiny step toward normalcy.

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So I got my second shot Wednesday night. Yesterday, almost exactly 18 hours after the shot, I started feeling the onset of chills. I stick it out for two more hours at work, go home, take my temperature and it's a slowly rising fever which I NEVER have. Then comes the body aches, skin hurts, and one of the worst headaches I've ever had. Last night was horrible, between the pain of the headache and the frustration of not being able to sleep it made me want to cry lol.

Fever broke overnight, body feels ok, only thing left is this unrelenting headache.

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10 minutes ago, colin007 said:

So I got my second shot Wednesday night. Yesterday, almost exactly 18 hours after the shot, I started feeling the onset of chills. I stick it out for two more hours at work, go home, take my temperature and it's a slowly rising fever which I NEVER have. Then comes the body aches, skin hurts, and one of the worst headaches I've ever had. Last night was horrible, between the pain of the headache and the frustration of not being able to sleep it made me want to cry lol.

Fever broke overnight, body feels ok, only thing left is this unrelenting headache.

Get well soon.

Take a nap if you can. 
Hang in there. Let us know how you feel in a day or two.

 

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27 minutes ago, colin007 said:

So I got my second shot Wednesday night. Yesterday, almost exactly 18 hours after the shot, I started feeling the onset of chills. I stick it out for two more hours at work, go home, take my temperature and it's a slowly rising fever which I NEVER have. Then comes the body aches, skin hurts, and one of the worst headaches I've ever had. Last night was horrible, between the pain of the headache and the frustration of not being able to sleep it made me want to cry lol.

Fever broke overnight, body feels ok, only thing left is this unrelenting headache.

I got that with the flu shot last fall. I was literally shivering with full sweats on and about five blankets. The headache went away after 30 hours or so. I’ve never had that reaction to the flu shot before and I get it every year. My doctor said it was my bodies response and shows it is working.

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2 hours ago, colin007 said:

So I got my second shot Wednesday night. Yesterday, almost exactly 18 hours after the shot, I started feeling the onset of chills. I stick it out for two more hours at work, go home, take my temperature and it's a slowly rising fever which I NEVER have. Then comes the body aches, skin hurts, and one of the worst headaches I've ever had. Last night was horrible, between the pain of the headache and the frustration of not being able to sleep it made me want to cry lol.

Fever broke overnight, body feels ok, only thing left is this unrelenting headache.

Get well! My wife's boss got his second dose earlier this week and feels like 💩. He is starting to feel a little better.

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2 hours ago, ChetlovesMer said:

Get well soon.

Take a nap if you can. 
Hang in there. Let us know how you feel in a day or two.

 

 

2 hours ago, boogielicious said:

I got that with the flu shot last fall. I was literally shivering with full sweats on and about five blankets. The headache went away after 30 hours or so. I’ve never had that reaction to the flu shot before and I get it every year. My doctor said it was my bodies response and shows it is working.

 

26 minutes ago, CarlSpackler said:

Get well! My wife's boss got his second dose earlier this week and feels like 💩. He is starting to feel a little better.

Thanks guys. Trying to stay hydrated, feel terrible about missing work. At least I know it'll pass eventually

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3 minutes ago, colin007 said:

 

 

Thanks guys. Trying to stay hydrated, feel terrible about missing work. At least I know it'll pass eventually

Maybe this will cheer you up?

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17 minutes ago, colin007 said:

 

 

Thanks guys. Trying to stay hydrated, feel terrible about missing work. At least I know it'll pass eventually

Oh, and I seem to be able to speak to snakes now. Not sure if that’s related to the shot though.😜

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33 minutes ago, colin007 said:

Thanks guys. Trying to stay hydrated, feel terrible about missing work. At least I know it'll pass eventually.

Take 2 aspirin and post a message to Vinsk in the morning.  

(Just trying to lighten your mood)

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On 2/26/2021 at 11:54 AM, ChetlovesMer said:

Maybe this will cheer you up?

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On 2/26/2021 at 12:08 PM, boogielicious said:

Oh, and I seem to be able to speak to snakes now. Not sure if that’s related to the shot though.😜

 

On 2/26/2021 at 12:24 PM, Double Mocha Man said:

Take 2 aspirin and post a message to Vinsk in the morning.  

(Just trying to lighten your mood)

Lol lol lol this sub forum needs reactions, why don't we have reactions up in here??

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We got our second pfizer three days ago, along with 3000 people, and no side affects at all.

About a 350 mile RT, twice, to get it done, but it's worth it.   We will still be cautious.

Things are ramping up,  2 million J&J heading out today.  

Nice focus has created momentum.

 

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My daughter and I, and right about now my wife, all got the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine today.

The woman said 2300 people had signed up, but more were signing up (the printer beside her kept printing out completed forms for people scheduling at that moment), and she estimated they'd get to 3,000 doses or more.

It was about 40 minutes away, and I'm scheduled to go back on March 22 for the second dose. They were taking walk-ins.

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