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RUTH A. CLARK, Capistrano Beach

We got rid of small pox, diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, mumps, measles, polio, influenza, shingles, pneumonia, and some others, because—in my 90 years on this Earth—we rushed out and got vaccinated. We stood in long lines for the polio vaccine. We have a long history of successful vaccines.

So why is COVID such a problem? Why has it become so political and religious instead of using our brains?

If everyone would rush out to be vaxxed, we could be rid of COVID also. We should fear COVID-19 and its variants, not science.

Don’t be misled by lies and misinformation. Save lives … your own and your loved ones, and get vaxxed. It’s free.

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  • Right on, Ruth. Thank you.
    As of February 26, 2022: 947,417 U.S. citizens have died, and 78,883,101 U.S. citizens are infected. Don’t be stupid, get vaccinated. Yes, COVID is mutating, and these mutations are reducing the effectiveness of the vaccines, and you might get infected. HOWEVER, the GOOD NEWS is IF YOU ARE VACCINATED, YOU WILL HAVE REDUCED THE RISK OF YOUR DYING.

    Feb 25, 2022: 944,830 U.S. citizens dead, 78,798,989 U.S. citizens infected.
    Feb 24, 2022: 941,889 U.S. citizens dead, 78,733,444 U.S. citizens infected.
    Feb 23, 2022: 939,061 U.S. citizens dead, 78,648,651 U.S. citizens infected.
    Get smart, be safe, get vaccinated.

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