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originally posted by: ketsuko
a reply to: doorhandle
There are two ways you can be so-called "asymptomatic". One is the true asymptomatic where you apparently somehow have the virus but don't have symptoms and your body still produces immune response and antibodies to it. This condition seems to be somewhat controversial in the studies I've seen. Some say that you can spread the virus normally with it while others say you aren't much more contagious than a healthy person, which is to say not very. Some studies are divided on how many truly asymptomatic cases there actually are, and how many can be attributed to the high cycle rates of the PCR test where anything above a certain threshold of cycles is likely to be a false positive, not active disease process.
The other type of "asymptomatic" is actually more properly called pre-symptomatic, and this is where a person actively sheds virus before they display outward symptoms of illness. People with the flu do this all the time. These are people who are and will be ill, they just don't physically feel it yet. Some viruses are like that and can shed before they make their hosts ill. There is a discussion on how many asymptomatic cases are/were actually pre-symptomatic individuals who later went on to feel ill.
originally posted by: HUSARIA
Has anyone on here actually had Covid symptoms twice? I know people who tested positive twice, but only had symptoms on their second run. CDC admitted to a high percentage of false positives during the first months of testing. Just some something to think about.
originally posted by: SirHardHarry
a reply to: network dude
CDC has no record of ANYONE with natural immunity spreading covid
Where's the link to this supposed data/study?
Only thing I see is a video from a group known to falsify and make up stuff to push a false narrative.
originally posted by: MDDoxs
a reply to: network dude
How does this reconcile with the many members of ATS sharing personal stories fighting off Covid, then catching it a second or third time? Common themes include; unvaccinated family, not wearing masks, claims of superior natural immunity and, of course, conspiracy theorists.
originally posted by: network dude
a reply to: Riffrafter
Pretty sure its a sock from SG.
Petitioners also argue that OSHA has the science wrong for those with “natural immunity.”
Perhaps one of the more surprising elements of the ETS, they argue, is that OSHA is discounting employees who have recovered from COVID-19 and have “infection-acquired immunity” by requiring those individuals to be vaccinated or be subject to the weekly testing requirements of the ETS.
Petitioners in the Sixth Circuit argue this is flatly wrong. They note that the largest scientific study to date found natural immunity provides equal or better immunity than that induced by vaccination.
These petitioners also note that ETS erroneously defines the “grave danger” as the lack of vaccination, rather than lacking immunity.
Dr. Houman Hemmati, a Ph.D. research scientist, explained how the latest variant of COVID-19 could actually bring the end of the pandemic sooner.
He says the Omicron variant, based on the few reports from South Africa, could be highly infectious and cause little disease, meaning that many people around the globe could be exposed and develop antibodies that would provide protection from future variants.