Chronicle weekly poll: COVID-19
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Chronicle weekly poll: COVID-19

We asked our readers if they have had COVID-19. Here's what they said.

Last week, the Chronicle asked its readers in an electronic poll the following question: “Have you had COVID-19?” Of the 268 people who responded, 26% said yes and 69% said no. Five percent said they weren’t sure. Comments were submitted by 65 people. A few follow.

Twice after being vaccinated and boosted — both were bad cases.

I’ve been very, very careful and still wear a mask.

I had all four shots (two main and two boosters) and so far, so good. Numerous friends and family have had it but all were vaccinated and almost all cases were very mild

Not yet anyway. Every time it looks “safe” to peek your head up, a new surge comes along, and it is back to hunkering in the bunker.

I am 80 years old. Still wearing a mask in all businesses. Avoiding ( if I know) those who are unvaccinated. Only one booster shot so far. Hoping for the best.

I recently had COVID-19. Everyone experiences different symptoms. I felt like I had a bad cold. I have to believe that having two vaccinations and a booster made my experience with COVID better than they have could have been.

Vaccination helps make the disease less threatening, but it doesn’t make you bullet-proof

I had two Moderna vaccines, one Pfizer and one Moderna booster. I wear a mask and gloves whenever I leave my house. I’m taking this disease seriously.

Just about everyone I know has had COVID.

I am grateful I got COVID when it was a milder variant. I am ready to put it behind me and treat it like a seasonal flu. I will wear a mask when required, but I am enjoying life mask-free.

I feel like it is only a matter of time before I get it. PJC

Toby Tabachnick

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