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Ive still not had covid, yet I’m the type to get ill with viruses

To my knowledge I have never had covid. Ive been testing throughout (3 x per week lft’s) and had a blood test at the end of 2020 showing no natural immunity.

Despite this I have worked on hospital wards all throughout the pandemic, even on covid wards and have been hot desking etc. In January most of my team at work in my office (about 20 people) had omicron covid yet I didn’t catch it.

I know that you can be asymptomatic but I am the type to feel with the slightest cold lol. I even needed 4 days off work after the covid vaccine it gave me a high temp/I felt ****. But I have been doing lateral flow test (for my job) throughout. Also regular pcr’s too as at work if we come into contact with a covid positive patient with no ppe we had to do one and this has been quite frequent during omicron


I have been very on the ball with handwashing etc to the point where managers where saying things like ‘you have washed your hands a lot in the past 10 minutes havent you’. I haven’t socialised either nor had anyone round to my house/I live alone. My parents have never had symptoms of covid either they are careful too/don’t go out much. Ive visited them most evenings through the pandemic excluding lockdown

I guess I’m puzzled do you think that my extreme carefulness has worked in my favour and that Ive avoided all exposure or do you think I’ve been exposed?
(edited 1 year ago)
It just means you haven't been close enough to someone with covid. I worked with covid patients for 18 months and had delirious people hugging me, coughing in my face, crying on my shoulder and didn't get it. Finally got it after doing a procedure that required me to be like 5cm away from a patient's face for 10 minutes (would have worn an FFP3 mask if I knew they had covid but they hadn't yet tested positive).
Original post by Redfrost
I guess I’m puzzled do you think that my extreme carefulness has worked in my favour and that Ive avoided all exposure or do you think I’ve been exposed?

your admirable caution has no doubt stopped the virus getting into your system in large enough amounts to affect you.

having the vaccine was worth the side effects.
You have been very careful and exceptionally lucky.
Hopefully you will never develop any covid symptoms or test positive throughout the pandemic.
Good luck!
You are so lucky, I had covid twice one before the I took the vaccine and one after .
Maybe you're one of the lucky people who's body clears the infection really quickly, maybe it's just that you've been careful. You could always take another blood test. Either way it doesn't really matter. Everyone will be infected repeatedly and keeping your guard up constantly is mentally exhausting. Embrace your doom.
You are so lucky. I had COVID twice, one before I took the vaccine and one after
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Original post by KageMaru
Maybe you're one of the lucky people who's body clears the infection really quickly, maybe it's just that you've been careful. You could always take another blood test. Either way it doesn't really matter. Everyone will be infected repeatedly and keeping your guard up constantly is mentally exhausting. Embrace your doom.


I have been a bit worried about immunity from the vaccines waning. It seems everyone has had omicron approx 3 months after they received their covid booster vaccine yet it’s comming up to 7 months since I last had a vaccine so immunity will be waning
Original post by Redfrost
I have been a bit worried about immunity from the vaccines waning. It seems everyone has had omicron approx 3 months after they received their covid booster vaccine yet it’s comming up to 7 months since I last had a vaccine so immunity will be waning

you'll end up getting it eventually so what's the point in worrying about it?
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Original post by Anonymous
you'll end up getting it eventually so what's the point in worrying about it?


How do ya know I will lol
My last post was suggesting that it might be more beneficial catching covid sooner rather than later as vaccine immunity wanes over time
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Original post by Redfrost
To my knowledge I have never had covid. Ive been testing throughout (3 x per week lft’s) and had a blood test at the end of 2020 showing no natural immunity.

Despite this I have worked on hospital wards all throughout the pandemic, even on covid wards and have been hot desking etc. In January most of my team at work in my office (about 20 people) had omicron covid yet I didn’t catch it.

I know that you can be asymptomatic but I am the type to feel with the slightest cold lol. I even needed 4 days off work after the covid vaccine it gave me a high temp/I felt ****. But I have been doing lateral flow test (for my job) throughout. Also regular pcr’s too as at work if we come into contact with a covid positive patient with no ppe we had to do one and this has been quite frequent during omicron


I have been very on the ball with handwashing etc to the point where managers where saying things like ‘you have washed your hands a lot in the past 10 minutes havent you’. I haven’t socialised either nor had anyone round to my house/I live alone. My parents have never had symptoms of covid either they are careful too/don’t go out much. Ive visited them most evenings through the pandemic excluding lockdown

I guess I’m puzzled do you think that my extreme carefulness has worked in my favour and that Ive avoided all exposure or do you think I’ve been exposed?


some people are just immune to it. i've been ignoring most 'guidelines' since the start of the pandemic (masks etc). and ive never caught covid, not even when my partner had it and we live togher
Original post by Redfrost
How do ya know I will lol
My last post was suggesting that it might be more beneficial catching covid sooner rather than later as vaccine immunity wanes over time

Because it's going to become endemic like the cold and eventually we will probably step down the PPE precautions.
Original post by Redfrost
I have been a bit worried about immunity from the vaccines waning. It seems everyone has had omicron approx 3 months after they received their covid booster vaccine yet it’s comming up to 7 months since I last had a vaccine so immunity will be waning

Protection against symptomatic infection wanes quickly but decent protection against severe disease lasts longer. You'll get infected every year and that will be your 'booster shot'. The infection will also give you immunity to the non-spike parts of the virus.

You're very unlikely to end up in hospital at your age anyway. You'll most likely just get a bad cold. Just try to relax and not become obese.

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