“I felt a bit nervous before my second vaccine because it’s common for many people to feel flu-like symptoms. I stocked up on Tylenol, soup, and Gatorade just in case. Then, it was go-time.
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How did round two go? AMAZING! My arm was less sore than the first time. I did not experience any flu-like symptoms like some of my friends did. The best “symptom” of all was the relief I felt. After a year of anxiety, I instantly felt hope.
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I’m continuing to wear a mask and socially distance as scientists research new strains of Covid. But I’m thrilled to be able to say that I am helping to get my community one step closer to herd immunity. The more people who get vaccinated, the harder it is for Covid to spread.”