Joeman
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April 16th, 2021 at 9:38:26 AM permalink
Quote: LuckyPhow

I expect others who recall more precisely will correct any of my inaccuracies. However, I thought the reason to wear a mask after being vaccinated is because -- while the vaccinated person will not catch coronavirus if they come in contact with it -- they can still become a carrier who infects other people. I don't have time now to check CDC, etc., and I defer to others who show up with reasonable data.



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CDC Website

Vaccinated people could potentially still get COVID-19 and spread it to others.

"Could potentially" sounds to me like there is no hard data one way or the other.
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April 16th, 2021 at 9:40:30 AM permalink
Until they rule it out, they don't know.
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April 16th, 2021 at 10:01:32 AM permalink
Quote: ChumpChange

Just move to Australia and play there, they've conquered the virus.

Partly by keeping infectious folk out of the country or quarantining them properly on entry. And of course by taking social distancing seriously, internally. Some folks would not be particularly welcome.
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April 16th, 2021 at 10:17:46 AM permalink
Quote: ChumpChange

There will never be enough sanitizer to kill this virus!

Just move to Australia and play there, they've conquered the virus.



Sanitizer? We now know the disease isn't spread on surfaces. It's in the air. What sanitizer is used in the air?
ChumpChange
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April 16th, 2021 at 10:42:35 AM permalink
Just add some UV lights to the air conditioning system. I could still get the virus from a shopping cart.
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April 16th, 2021 at 12:14:01 PM permalink
I understand I will be trivially safer wearing a mask than not wearing a mask going forward. Although fully vaccinated, I still have an extremely small chance of contracting COVID-19, and if so, a very small chance of getting extremely sick or dying from it. By not wearing a mask I also increase my chance of getting the flu and dying from that. Probably the same can be said from a few other infectious diseases.

I have sat in a casino in what I call a nuclear smoke plume. I absolutely knew it was unsafe, but sometimes safety is not my main and only concern.

I have worn a mask at work for 35 years. I don't like it. In any place it is not required, I will not be wearing a mask. In any place it is required, I will comply uneventfully, or not frequent that place. The only place I am avoiding right now because of a mask requirement is the gym.
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April 16th, 2021 at 12:18:12 PM permalink
If a casino is near deserted I'll wear a cloth mask, but if there's people everywhere, I'm gonna have to upgrade to an N-95 mask.
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April 16th, 2021 at 12:22:43 PM permalink
Quote: SOOPOO

I have worn a mask at work for 35 years. I don't like it.

OK sure, that's understandable.

Quote: SOOPOO

In any place it is not required, I will not be wearing a mask.

Not so understandable to me, especally from someone from the Health profession. No one knows if you have been vaccinated or not by looking at you. Why not set a good example and wear a mask ? Get a comfortable, loose fitting one if you want, but wear a mask until the CDC gives the all clear.
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April 16th, 2021 at 12:45:00 PM permalink
I wonder whether the CDC will ever give an "all clear."
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April 16th, 2021 at 1:43:50 PM permalink
Quote: JohnnyQ

OK sure, that's understandable.

Not so understandable to me, especally from someone from the Health profession. No one knows if you have been vaccinated or not by looking at you. Why not set a good example and wear a mask ? Get a comfortable, loose fitting one if you want, but wear a mask until the CDC gives the all clear.



I thought loose fitting masks don't work. They must be properly fitted to prevent leaks.

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