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@jennifer0726

Hello Rosemary,
I am hesitant to get the 4th one because really what is the point? I had Mayo check for antibodies in November and they did two tests and they were negative-no antibodies present. Why would I expect a different result with a 4th? Now with Omicron vaccinated and boosted people are getting and spreading it just like unvaccinated. The long term side effects of this vaccine have not been studied, in addition to endless boosters. Now experts are saying what I thought at the beginning, pretty much everyone will get it. We might be able to avoid it with precautions and isolation. 😔 Sorry, my confidence in the vaccines has waned, just like they say the efficacy wanes.

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Jennifer, I get it. I understand what you are saying. I am also taking Tacrolimus and Mycophenolate, but have a longer history than you since my transplant was in 2009, if that matters. Anyway, the question of protection does remain for both of us, and for the emerging science of this virus. I can only hope that if I get it, it will be milder. And I also continue taking precautions seriously, regardless of what others do.
It is good that we have each other and other transplant recipients who also 'get it" because we need each other for support when we doubt, and when our friends and family don't understand our concerns.

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