From the very beginning, I was one of the people most excited about the coming COVID-19 vaccines. I have mentioned several times that I was a participant in Moderna’s Phase III trial, and the thought that I contributed to legitimate scientific advancement is one I will look upon proudly for the rest of my life.
I have been fully vaccinated since late February. Since then, I have attended large, maskless indoor gatherings, booked my first flight since the pandemic started and taken pleasure in the fact that I was no longer putting others at risk.
I had already been dining indoors for months before getting vaccinated, as real-world data from multiple states found the proportion of COVID-19 infections originating from restaurants to be very low.
However, if you listen to Dr. Anthony Fauci, I’ve been doing everything wrong — especially since being vaccinated — and I’m probably contributing to the mass