13452116, It's true. The vaccines don't prevent people from catching or spreading COVID.|
Posted by Cocobrotha2, Wed Jan-19-22 02:54 PM
But they do reduce the chances of severe illness if someone does end up getting COVID. That's clear with how the hospitalization has become more weakly correlated with the infection rate over time.
And, realistically, we're all eventually going to get it... multiple times the rest of our lives.
That's a luxury that we have today that most of 700k + that have already died didn't have.
This is a HEALTHCARE crisis, in the sense that no healthcare system can handle something this contagious killing 2% of it's victims and seriously harming another 15% in a short period of time
Despite all the lockdowns and 60% of the population being vaccinated, our ER's are still incredibly strained so it's unimaginably how much worse we'd be right now if omicron came out without a vaccine.
If you want to say something controversial, show how the vaccines are making the pandemic worse OR how we'd have been better off without them at all.