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How can you be fine with Botox but have a problem with a Covid-19 jab?

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What follows is a brief summary of an exchange between two women I know, one glad to be double-jabbed, the other fervently anti-vaccine.

Woman One asks Woman Two why on earth she wouldn’t have a jab given that it could save her life.

Woman Two tells Woman One that it is “experimental science” and she would certainly not be allowing anybody to inject her with something which she felt was dodgy and unnatural.

Women One to Woman Two: “But you’re happy enough to have Botox?”

Botox is made from the same toxin that can cause botulism, a potentially deadly form of food-poisoning.

Injected by a qualified practitioner, it’s safe, although there can be nasty side-effects.

However, in pursuit of a brow like a lightbulb, Woman Two is happy to take her chances with that, just not with a vaccine that would protect her from a killer disease. Eradicating the visible signs of ageing is obviously of more pressing concern than eradicating a global pandemic.

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I know someone else who wouldn’t have the vaccine. They’re in hospital at the moment fighting the disease. They’re now on the mend but have had a rethink on the jab.

I also know another couple who won’t be having the vaccine “for religious reasons.”

What religious objections could there possibly be to lifesaving medicine?

Thou shalt not use common sense, protect yourself and show some responsibility towards the wider community?

What is wrong with these........

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