Did you get the Covid vaccine?

If not, do you plan on getting it? For those who already got the vaccine, did you get any side effects afterward?

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  • Analyst 3+ in Risk Mnmgt
Jun 8, 2021 - 4:10pm

I got the vaccine. I couldn't tell if there were any side effects - my autism is already maxed out.

  • Intern in CorpFin
Jun 8, 2021 - 4:24pm

Had first dose of Pfizer, mildly sore arm the next day and that was it.

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  • Associate 3 in IB-M&A
Jun 8, 2021 - 5:13pm

Not necessarily, we really don't have enough clean data yet to know what the true mortality of Covid is, and we won't for a while. Also, if you are comparing Covid mortality to flu mortality it's essentially comparing apples and oranges because one has had a vaccine for decades and the other all but a few months. Not saying I know what the comparison is but a true side-by-side look would need to use pre-vaccine flu mortality data to compare against current Covid data. Even beyond that you would then need to segregate the Covid mortality data further because mortality for elderly, those with pre-existing conditions and obese people is far greater than that of a healthy young adult.

At the end of the day there are plenty of things in this world that can kill me and with a far greater chance than Covid but I really don't have any intention of changing the way I do things out of fear that something could happen, that's no way to live in my opinion. To each their own though.

Jun 8, 2021 - 5:24pm

Have received both doses of Pfizer

First dose arm was sore for a day or two but not as bad as it is when you start a lifting routine after a break 

Second dose was where I struggled. Intense pain everywhere from the torso up. Had difficulty digesting food because those muscles were sore too. Took several pain killer tablets just to get through. After a week or so I was back to normal.

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Jun 8, 2021 - 6:06pm

no BILL GATES CHINESE MICROCHIP for me!!! I am a FREE THINKER not a SHEEP! Q is REAL WWG1WGA. Love seeing the CUCKS and SHEEPLE make themselves infertile with a George Soros and Hillary Clinton backed tracking device. The reason why theres a SEMICONDUCTOR SHORTAGE is because MICROSOFT bought all the semiconductors fabricated by TSMC to insert into all the MICROCHIP TRACKING DEVICES

Jun 8, 2021 - 11:24pm

He's just saying that because Bill has tapes of him with underage girls in the basement

Never discuss with idiots, first they drag you at their level, then they beat you with experience.

Jun 8, 2021 - 11:24pm

Took the words right out of my mouth

I’m a fun guy. Obviously I love the game of basketball. I mean there’s more questions you have to ask me in order for me to tell you about myself. I'm not just gonna give you a whole spill... I mean, I don't even know where you're sitting at
Jun 8, 2021 - 6:35pm

I don't really want to since I have like a 1 in 10,000 chance of dying from covid as I am late 20s, no underlying conditions and am built like an NFL safety (not to brag). I may need to travel to a Euro country soon that requires vax to travel there. Am worried that my career could be set back a bit if I continue to sit at home as other members of my team travel for deals. I also don't want to be the only dildo in my office wearing a mask when people start going back. May just get the J&J and skip the mRNA vaccines. Still trying to decide.  

Jun 8, 2021 - 7:04pm

My med school friend recommended the mRNA options, but then again he's not a doctor yet so...

Quant (ˈkwänt) n: An expert, someone who knows more and more about less and less until they know everything about nothing.

Jun 8, 2021 - 6:44pm

to those that had covid then got a vaccine after - why?

don't hit me with the wHAt A rETarDed anTI vaxer bullshit. if u had it, survived just fine, you now have anti bodies? Was it do u get a handy from big dady joe and a rainbow tatoo on your forehead?

  • Intern in IB-M&A
Jun 8, 2021 - 6:47pm

Personally, I did it because I'm about to start work in July and didn't feel like dealing with any bullshit about me "not being fully vaccinated". Antibodies only last around 3? months anyway

Jun 8, 2021 - 11:24pm

Apparently, if you've already had Covid the vaccines are even more effective than for those who have never had Covid (they boost antibody response by many times). That may be good for improved effectiveness against variants. 

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Jun 8, 2021 - 10:33pm

Went for Pfizer. Heard anecdotes that first round would be worse if you've had the virus, which I did, so hoping the second round this Saturday is smooth. Only had a sore arm after the first dose.

Was originally against getting it, but did it in hopes it would make travel easier and wedding I'm going to for girlfriend's friend is requiring attendees get it.

Jun 8, 2021 - 11:24pm

I have not. Waiting for the vaccine to lose its emergency status and go fully through the FDA approval process and is no longer (EUA). However, I still don't trust the FDA that much given their "Amazing track record".  

  • VP in IB-M&A
Jun 8, 2021 - 11:24pm

Had both doses of Moderna.

  • First shot: Nothing apart from a slightly sore shoulder the next day.
  • Second shot: Chills, fever, vertigo coming on ~12 hours after the dose. Lasted about six hours. Then felt like I had a hangover for the remainder of the day.

Was expecting little to no side effects, so was surprised by the reaction to the second dose.

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