Last week, the Chronicle asked its readers in an electronic poll the following question: “Are you vaccinated?” Of the 531 people who responded, 97% said they were “fully vaccinated.” Less than 1% said they were partially vaccinated, and less than 1% said they intended to get their shots now that the FDA has approved the Pfizer vaccine. Only 11 people (just 2%) said “No, and I don’t intend to.” One hundred people submitted written comments. A few follow.
Get the damn shot already.
I think that it is unconscionable that some have chosen not to be vaccinated or wear masks. We have a moral obligation to protect the children who cannot be vaccinated.
Yes absolutely. It is a mitzvah as far as I’m concerned.
Anti-vaxxers are ignorant selfish fools. I’m also significantly concerned about the Nazi references made with increasing frequency.
I got both Pfizers in March and a booster in August because with my weak immune system, vaccines often do not offer me any protection. I rely on herd immunity to keep me safe and with a large percentage of people both unvaccinated and unmasked I will be remaining masked for the long-term foreseeable future.
What a miracle to have a vaccination available so quickly
I am afraid it might compromise my immune system which seems quite good. I do not get flu vaccines, etc.
The science tells us the vaccines are safe. Failure to reach herd immunity will result in more variants and possibly a variant which will evade our current crop of vaccines. We will then be back at square one along with shutdowns, etc. I don’t understand how some of the anti-vaxxers say the vaccine has been rushed, but then embrace conspiracy theorists’ claims that completely untested drugs are the answer.
I got vaccine to protect myself and those around me. I did this with some insurance that this vaccine was the solution. Now I need to get booster? I will. However the government says masks are the solution. Mixed messages every day from our government. I’m not sure who or what to believe.
The Government ain’t sticking no chip in my arm. PJC