Quadruple vaccinated Queensland woman claims to be on her tenth Covid infection, hopes more vaccine doses will save her
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The first time Marion Carrett tested positive for COVID, she didn't think much of it. It was at the height of Australia’s Omicron wave, and the virus was striking all around her. … It wasn't until she caught it a fifth time that she began to suspect she was dealing with something more than bad luck. … Over the following five months, she would test positive for COVID another five times — returning a negative result between each one.
Emphasis mine, and we should be as cautious as possible here. Some of this might be down to overmuch testing and over-interpretation of negative results. Infected people test negative all the time, after all, and recovering people can test negative and then positive again as they shed the virus. As you read on, though, the hypothesis that Carrett might be suffering from a self-induced testdemic of one begins to lose credibility. She’s very often sick; her life “is a shadow of what it once was” and she’s spent “weeks …in bed.” We also see that “each time she tests positive the experience is pretty much the same,” involving three to four days of serious illness. She’s clearly getting sick over and over, but let’s say that two of the ten infections were mere testing artefacts. She also claims that “antivirals” have improved things somewhat since she started taking them, so she’s very likely had a Paxlovid rebound here or there. Even if we take yet another two off the total, though, she’s still getting a fresh Covid infection every second month or so. That’s nuts.
Then comes the truly depressing, horrifying punchline. She’s now stopped going into the office entirely, “resolving to spend three months working from home in a desperate attempt to out-manoeuvre the virus at least long enough to” – and I confess even I didn’t see this coming – “get a fifth vaccine dose.”
I’m tempted to type many things here, but in the interests of charity towards a poor woman who is merely doing what she’s been told, I’ll just ask this: What kind of doctor could possibly think that giving Carrett a fifth immune exposure to the SARS-2 spike protein, on top of the four jabs and six to ten natural exposures she’s already had, could be a good idea in any universe? What, conceptually and theoretically, is vaccine number five even supposed to achieve here?
The rest of the article features expert speculation about what totally natural and vaccine-unrelated defects in Carrett’s immune system might be responsible for her plight – this woman who never caught Covid at all until after the vaccinators had their run at her, imprinting her immune system on an obsolete configuration of the spike protein just before the rise of the Omicron strain and its immune-evading properties which she now can’t seem to shake.
What a world of deep impenetrable mysteries we live in. How hard it is to explain the opaque phenomena before us.