How fearful are you right now of Covid?

How fearful are you right now in catching the Covid virus?


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Lämmchen

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How fearful are you right now in catching the Covid virus?
 

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For me, not at all. I live in a relatively sparsely populated rural area and from what I can see of statistics if I did contract it the chances are the experience would be unpleasant rather than fatal. So in that regard, from a selfish perspective, I don't see it as being more of a threat than any of the other things I've managed to survive.

I would, and do, defer to the wishes of people I know at higher risk where things like visits etc are concerned. If they would rather I stay away, or visit but maintain a distance, I respect their concerns.

Where people ask if I'd be willing to be the first one to do certain things once restrictions are lifted, I'm looking forward to going back to normal. When my favorite brewpub reopens the chances are my wife and I will be among their first customers. I would say the same about my favorite local coffee shop but they didn't survive the shutdown :(
 

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slightly. I think we may be more at risk as people go out into the community and relax. The virus isn't gone and could come back in force
 

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Nope some common sense is all that is needed
 

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I voted Not Nervous.
 

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Not one bit
 

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I am a bit concerned at the moment. This town has had only six cases with one death then there was a period with no cases but now there are two cases in a store very nearby. They were being very careful --- if you didn't have a face mask they gave you one and the whole nine yards. I was in just a few days ago and the next day they were closed to sanitize the whole place. So I am always careful.
 

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I'm pretty sure I already had it. It was REALLY bad for me, since I have asthma (I wound up with pneumonia), but at least I wasn't hospitalized. I'm not too worried about it now, I think it's mostly run its course for most of the country, with just a few lingering hot spots. Hopefully, I'll have effective antibodies if it comes around again, but let's pray it doesn't.
 

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I am not nervous, but I'm milking it, I like working from home.
 

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I trust God. And I can't leave where I'm at.
 

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Slightly. Moreso because of the populations i work with and being cautious in general. There are precautions I'm expected to take as well, so it's still a concern for me. Regionally, the numbers fluctuate, so that's some reassurance and are on a consistent downward trend
 

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Not a LOT.... but since guys my age can have the virus and little or no symptoms, I do fear giving it to people I love.
 

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Wondering how people feel now that we've been through all this for a long time. Are you less nervous than before? More nervous? Same?
 

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I wasn't nervous before and am not nervous now.

As I said would happen, the day my favorite local brewpub opened my wife and I were there, with a table booked to make sure we got in. Two weeks later we were back for another visit, and earlier this week we were at another place we've missed.

I'm still conscious of the potential to pass it to people at higher risk so still defer to them as far as avoiding them and maintaining a safe distance is concerned. With my age and health profile it seems, based on the last time I looked at the CDC web site, that if I contract the virus (which isn't a given) the chance of surviving is something like 99.95%. On that basis I think the risk of death from contracting the virus while going about my normal routine is comparable to the risk of being killed in a car crash while going about my normal routine.

In other words, it's not something I factor into my daily decisions.
 

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I'm not nervous about the flu. Rather, I'm nervous as to how it is being politicized to abridge our civil liberties.
 
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