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Posted in: Vax Live concert raises $302 million, exceeding vaccine goal See in context

Too bad the Japanese government wasn't watching!

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Posted in: Paul McCartney gets own set of Royal Mail stamps See in context

Why not all the Beatles?

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Posted in: Action star Steven Seagal gives samurai sword to Venezuela's Maduro See in context

He was hardly a "star" now he looks like someone that eats way too much.

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Posted in: Cruise ship returns to Yokohama after one passenger tests positive for COVID-19 See in context

What country would let cruise ship come in during a pandemic? Oh right Japan! They really don't get it.

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Posted in: Do you think Olympic athletes in any country should be allowed to "jump the queue" and be vaccinated before other people? See in context

I voted yes because they're representing their country, and I'm sure the citizens of Japan would want everyone visiting Japan to be vaccinated.

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Posted in: India tops 200,000 dead as virus surge breaks health system See in context

Has Japan offered to help, like most of the other rich countries?

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Posted in: Tokyo Olympic organizers defend request for 500 nurses as virus spikes See in context

The Tokyo Olympics will have more nurses than athletes and fans!

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Posted in: Guiliani wins two Razzies for infamous 'Borat' scene See in context

Trump's who team should have got a razzie.

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Posted in: Training begins for volunteer leaders of Tokyo Olympics See in context

Are the organizers and government not seeing that Japan's numbers are going the wrong way really fast!!!

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Posted in: Djokovic hopes COVID-19 vaccination will not be compulsory See in context

He only cares about himself.

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Posted in: Doctors, not IOC, should decide Olympics fate: Wickenheiser See in context

Proud to be Canadian!

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Posted in: Do you think vaccination will be the silver bullet against the coronavirus? See in context

It's the "only" silver bullet we have. Social distancing and washing your hands will only work for so long. Vaccines have worked for so many other diseases, everyone roll up your sleeves and take a shot. I did 2 months ago and I felt nothing.

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Posted in: Hyogo Prefecture to give 320,000 fans to restaurants for customers to cover mouths, dine 'safely' See in context

When I read the headline I thought it was a joke. Countries that have taken covid seriously have banned indoor dinning.

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Posted in: Amazon warehouse workers reject union bid in Alabama See in context

Jeff Bezos doesn't want anything to cut into the $321,000,000 that "he" makes per "day"!

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Posted in: Tokyo reports 249 coronavirus cases; nationwide tally 1,563 See in context

Japan has completely the opposite plan. Japan thinks as long as they don't test the number's will be low. But if you're only testing 1/10 per capita, Japan's number's will only be 1/10 of Japan's real number's.

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Posted in: British PM Johnson launches mass COVID testing program See in context

Japan has completely the opposite plan. Japan thinks as long as they don't test the number's will be low. But if you're only testing 1/10 per capita, Japan's number's will only be 1/10 of Japan's real number's.

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Posted in: Japan getting more Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines to immunize elderly faster See in context

May, 10th! Really! I bet all the politicians already have their own shot! Just rediculas how slow the vaccine rollout in Japan is.

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Posted in: Big tuna See in context

That's a lot of mercury!

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Posted in: 1 dead, six injured in stabbing rampage at Canadian library See in context

Being born and lived in North Vancouver all my life, this is the first incident like this that I have ever heard of. I can only think of 3 murders in my 60+ years in North Vancouver, I hope I never hear about one again. Shocking!

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Posted in: Do you agree with the decision not to allow spectators from overseas to attend the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games? See in context

If Japan let "everyone " in then Japan would get every covid variant there is, vaccine or no vaccine you can still be a carrier.

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Posted in: COVID-19 numbers in Tokyo area creeping up, health minister says See in context

Of course they are, like the number's are creeping up in a lot of countries. If Japan actually did testing on the scale of other developed countries, the number's would be skyrocketing.

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Posted in: Majority of Nagasaki high schools have white-underwear-only rules, study finds See in context

Is it really anyone but the person wearing the underwear business?

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Posted in: Can Tokyo Olympics be held with spectators? See in context

Give the tickets to school age kids for free.

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Posted in: Dolly Parton asks Tennessee not to put her statue at Capitol See in context

I met her backstage once she's the kindest person I have ever met.

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Posted in: Hives, chills reported following COVID-19 vaccination in Japan See in context

To the ridiculous rumor spreaders! The two Covid-19 vaccines approved for use in the United States have reassuring safety profiles with no concerning new issues found in data collected from the first month of vaccinations, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Friday.

After administration of 13.8 million doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccines to the U.S. population, most reports indicated non-serious side effects of the type that had been expected, such as headaches and fatigue. No deaths have been attributed to the vaccines, the data showed.

The CDC collected data between Dec. 14, 2020 and Jan. 13, 2021 from both an existing national surveillance system for adverse events and its own safety monitoring system established for Covid-19 vaccines.



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During that time, 6,994 reports of adverse events after vaccination were recorded in the national surveillance system with 90.8 percent of them classified as non-serious and 9.2 percent as serious.

Rare cases of anaphylaxis, a severe allergic reaction requiring medical attention, were reported with both vaccines at a rate of 4.5 cases per million doses administered, down from the agency's previously reported rate of 5 per million doses administered. The rate of anaphylaxis linked to Covid shots is similar to other vaccines, CDC director Dr. Rochelle Walensky said Friday during the White House Covid-19 Response Team briefing.

"Healthcare providers and vaccine recipients can be reassured about the safety of Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines," the CDC said.

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Posted in: Kim Kardashian files for divorce from Kanye West See in context

Who really cares?

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Posted in: New Zealand imposes 3-day lockdown on Auckland after 3 new local COVID-19 cases See in context

When you compare New Zealand to Japan you have complete polar opposites. One has done everything they can to protect their citizens and the other, well not so much so.

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Posted in: New Zealand imposes 3-day lockdown on Auckland after 3 new local COVID-19 cases See in context

Smart, better to be safe than sorry.

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Posted in: Girl sues Tokyo high school that made her drop out for breaking no-dating rule See in context

High school is when you're supposed to be dating!

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Posted in: Would you support airlines refusing to admit passengers unless they have proof of COVID-19 vaccination or immunity, as a condition for international travel? See in context

To Sandybeachheaven,

Why would your nephew have two flu shots? Or did you mean covid vaccination? A very small percentage of people do have a reaction to the vaccine. Just because you don't do well with the flu vaccination doesn't mean you will have the same result from the covid vaccination. That's like comparing apples to oranges, completely different. Personally I sometimes feel under the weather for about 24 hours after the flu shot, which is normal it means my immune system is working. But this year, nothing. And of course no flu anywhere because everyone is washing their hand's, wearing masks, and social distancing.

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