I look at the immune system like your muscles. You have to work it and put it under strain to keep it fit and make it stronger. If you don’t, it weakens and atrophies and can no longer perform its purpose.
I think these people who’ve been in their own private bubble with no outside contact for nearly a year are in for a rude awakening if we ever return to any sense of normalcy which I’m not even sure we ever will at this point, or even if we do that they would reintegrate.
Maybe I’m an idiot but I also work in close proximity to sick patients every damn day, albeit not directly, and haven’t had so much as a cold for probably 5 years. No flu shot, no nothing. But it’s not uncommon to hear people always being “under the weather” or have sicknesses that drag on and on as if they’ll never get over it yet they always get the vaccines, avoid going out, etc. It kind of pisses me off as well that it’s always the shut-ins who are the most vocal about advocating what others should or shouldn’t do. If you’re scared stay home and keep it to yourself, why do normal people have to bend the knee to satiate these holier-than-thou types I’ll never understand. Fuck em
I agree, and think it's also why nursing homes giving patients there the Chinese Virus Vaccine makes no sense. They are/were shut ins with fragile immune systems to begin with. Why would anybody think giving them a shot that works only with a healthy immune system is a good idea?