Rebuttal to SARS-CoV-2 (COVID) vaccine abstinence
I wrote all this up to clarify and consolidate my research of the COVID situation in response to an email (from April 2021) with a vaccine hesitant point of view which made me realize there was a lot I didn't know.
I don’t understand why anyone under 65 or without some condition depressing their immune system would even consider the vaccine.
One big reason, because of the possibility of emerging variants becoming worse than the original strain [1.0]. That is to say, one day there may be one for which there is no effective vaccine and it no longer respects the 97-99% of people that can currently survive an infection without vaccination (e.g. causing more otherwise healthy younger people to be in the hospital [[1.0.1]](https://www.mha.org/Newsroom/ID/2916/COVID-19-Hospitalizations-Increasing-at-Alarming-Rate-fo