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meadowlander

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12. If there was an antibody test, I'd have been interested to have one before I got vaccinated.
Sat Aug 14, 2021, 03:11 PM
Aug 2021

I'm not sure I had it but I caught a wicked bug on a Trans-Pacific flight in January 2019 that turned into pneumonia and knocked me on my ass for four months. I've never had anything like that before. It took easily nine or ten months before the brain fog and fatigue cleared up.

Then in April 2020 I had terrible Covid toes to the point where I couldn't even wear shoes. I had unbearable hives and all my toes turned dark purple. I got a Covid test about four weeks in and it was negative but the doctor said I could have had it and it just wasn't in my nasal passage anymore by the time they did the test. I live a few blocks from a nursing home which was ground zero for the outbreak in my city but was in total lockdown at the time so would have had to have caught it outdoors on my daily walk past the bus stop which some of the nursing home employees might have been using. A long shot, but not totally impossible.

What is your covid status? [View all] Demovictory9 Aug 2021 OP
Assume I have not had it, vaxxed. GPV Aug 2021 #1
Likewise...n/t bluecollar2 Aug 2021 #6
Also me Dorian Gray Aug 2021 #34
I had COVID very early on gopiscrap Aug 2021 #2
Same. Cracklin Charlie Aug 2021 #4
Were you in Wuhan before that? All of the eight US cases in January 2020 were directly related to Celerity Aug 2021 #5
At that stage there were so few tests, you could only get one if you had travel links to China. meadowlander Aug 2021 #10
The odds of having COVID in the US in January 2020 are staggering low, especially if not Celerity Aug 2021 #13
We don't know what the odds are because the data is rubbish because there were no tests. meadowlander Aug 2021 #14
I'm sticking to the science, & documented epidemiological data, not contrarian anecdotal conjecture. Celerity Aug 2021 #15
Doesn't the science show covid was here in the fall of 2019? Waste water samples show that, no? boston bean Aug 2021 #27
Show me documented human infections from then and I will gladly retract that part. Celerity Aug 2021 #29
Waste water to predict covid waves. boston bean Aug 2021 #32
That is not in the the US, nor does it list any documented human cases. Celerity Aug 2021 #36
Right, and the science says we don't know because there were no tests. meadowlander Aug 2021 #28
see my other posts, this entire thing is veering off into the weeds Celerity Aug 2021 #30
No. Cracklin Charlie Aug 2021 #20
I believe you were really sick, I did not mean to imply that at all, sorry if it came off like that Celerity Aug 2021 #25
I believe you were really sick, I did not mean to imply that at all, sorry if it came off like that Celerity Aug 2021 #26
It's okay. Cracklin Charlie Aug 2021 #33
I thought I had COVID ItsjustMe Aug 2021 #3
Glad you are ok Demovictory9 Aug 2021 #7
Not had it, twice vaxxed with Moderna, not letting down our guard one bit. DFW Aug 2021 #8
I had COVID in January 2021 before vaccines were available for my age group. JoanofArgh Aug 2021 #9
Pretty sure I had it this March Raine Aug 2021 #11
If there was an antibody test, I'd have been interested to have one before I got vaccinated. meadowlander Aug 2021 #12
I'm surprised how few seem to have had it so far.. cadoman Aug 2021 #16
Um, PCRs are most certainly not "pretty unreliable" Maru Kitteh Aug 2021 #18
I've been tested between 100 and 130 times. No COVID. Maru Kitteh Aug 2021 #17
Asking that question is a violation of HIPPO! NurseJackie Aug 2021 #19
😀 Demovictory9 Aug 2021 #21
Might have had it very early, shortly before the alarms went off publicly in the US. smirkymonkey Aug 2021 #22
Had Covid, permanent damage... JCMach1 Aug 2021 #23
I'm sorry Demovictory9 Aug 2021 #37
I'm fully vaxxed and wear a mask everywhere FormerRepukeR Aug 2021 #24
I don't know many anti-vaxxers FakeNoose Aug 2021 #35
I don't even know anyone who has Covid Victor_c3 Aug 2021 #31
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