> Obviously it wasn’t very effective for her. What makes her think it will be effective for the rest of us?

You could argue that the booster shot was effective at helping her avoid getting sick for several months, and at keeping the symptoms mild. Of course you can't extrapolate from this one data point, but I understood this thread as "here's what I did and this is how it worked out for me", not some kind of authoritative review of COVID-avoidance procedures...

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You're right, and I don't mean to pick on anybody. But at some point the advice is no longer based on science, but on .... intuition, hope, superstition. It's okay to say "X doesn't work" or "If X works, it doesn't work very well and it's not worth the trouble."

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