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Anyone still never had covid?

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Morph22010 · 09/10/2022 10:12

Never had covid, that I know of anyway as don’t regularly test only if I was Feeling I’ll or been in close contact. We’ve had covid in the household twice and only have a small house so couldn’t really isolate but I didn’t catch either time. Not complaining but thinking there can’t be many left that haven’t had. Interestingly neither my mum or dad has had either

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reigatecastle · 10/10/2022 11:09

BigWoollyJumpers · 10/10/2022 10:25

I am hoping that the Covid inquiry will be giving equal consideration to ALL of the issues that have followed the pandemic and the decisions that were made. A big noise is being made by the relatives of people who died, and I understand I really do, but I hope that others that have suffered, particularly the young, will be given due consideration too.

Yes indeed. And all the issues - overbearing police, nonsensical behaviour from local authorities trying to make themselves relevant instead of prioritising their core tasks of social care and emptying the bins etc etc.

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Berlinlover · 10/10/2022 11:43

I’ve never had Covid. I work in a supermarket and have been on 16 flights since August, 2021.

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WilsonMilson · 10/10/2022 20:27

Me and DH haven’t had it. Teenage DS had it in February, we didn’t catch it from him and it was very mild for him.

None of us are jabbed.

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Lurkerlot · 10/10/2022 20:29

I haven’t, and out of my close circle of 9 friends & partners, there have been 4 people, who have each had it once.

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Oblomov22 · 10/10/2022 20:38

Not as far as I know.

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Lurkerlot · 10/10/2022 20:44

reigatecastle · 10/10/2022 11:09

Yes indeed. And all the issues - overbearing police, nonsensical behaviour from local authorities trying to make themselves relevant instead of prioritising their core tasks of social care and emptying the bins etc etc.

Ridiculous assumption, the government declared it a Health Emergency, so under the Health and Social Care Act, the duty fell to Directors of Public Health and the unitary / local authorities to prepare for and lead the local response to incidents presenting as a threat to the public’s health.

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limitededitionbarbie · 10/10/2022 21:08

Yes our house.unless we have had it and not realised

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ecnatsid · 11/10/2022 08:46

I haven't had it, living with DH who just tested positive yesterday for the first time so time will tell.

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skyeisthelimit · 15/10/2022 12:59

I would have said no up to Weds, but I tested positive that day. I have only been out once in the previous 7 days, with 3 friends to a meeting. none of them have it.

My daughter hasn't had it and is still testing negative at the moment

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reigatecastle · 15/10/2022 16:21

Lurkerlot · 10/10/2022 20:44

Ridiculous assumption, the government declared it a Health Emergency, so under the Health and Social Care Act, the duty fell to Directors of Public Health and the unitary / local authorities to prepare for and lead the local response to incidents presenting as a threat to the public’s health.

Not ridiculous at all. Constantly posting nannying messages on social media and taping up childrens' play equipment (oh and closing loos) did not help in any way whatsoever. "leading the local response" ha ha

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shinynewapple22 · 15/10/2022 19:57

@reigatecastle "Shows that LFTs do work and all the nonsense about having to get a PCR if you had symptoms was bunkum. Like so much else to do with the pandemic".

The reason for the PCRs was for official figures and that more information could be obtained from the more complex tests - eg which variance people had.

The idea that LFTs didn't work on someone with symptoms was a bit of a misunderstanding but pushed highly on MN.

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shinynewapple22 · 15/10/2022 19:58

Of course PCRs were also available way before the LFTs

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BarrelOfOtters · 15/10/2022 20:07

got it know for, as far as I know, the first time. Dh too. It’s not very nice. I was due a booster too.

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Kcc73 · 15/10/2022 20:11

That was me...until today!!!
Similar to OP both kids have had it, at different times to each other; they teens so did stay in their rooms more than say if I had primary aged kids, but likewise, our house is small. I have had a few colds/sore throats etc which I have thought might be covid but tested neg. But started w sore throat yesterday (not new - I have tendency to sore throats at best of times) but lft neg . Felt worse by eve, aches, temp, start of chesty cough and positive this morning. Do feel more flu like than bad cold. I hope you continue to escape! I have had 3 doses of vaccine (booster was due next weekend ). Dh still escaped too - but time will tell if he escapes this.

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Kcc73 · 15/10/2022 20:21

BBC podcast 'Inside Health' last week, 'have I dodged covid' - really interesting, about 10min long - if interested to factors why some haven't.

Also, out of interest, does anyone who not had it - knowingly - think it has been the precautions they taken that meant avoided it.(eg facemask use throughout). I was on the more cautious 'party' - however believe, from all the stories over the years, that it's quite random and prob based a lot more of individual immune system etc.

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Xtraincome · 15/10/2022 20:22

My mum, now 69 is in the clinically extremely vulnerable group, has Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia and just had her 6th jab. She was (inadvertently) in the company of our family when we had covid. Collectively as a family of 4 we've have covid about 10 times between us. Mum has never caught it. She is under a specialist hospital unit who have developed a course of medicine especially for her cancer group to take. She's tested many times too when feeling under the weather and NOTHING!

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Xtraincome · 15/10/2022 20:23

*inadvertently meaning that we weren't aware we had it but we tested the day after, for example, and had it.

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PeloFondo · 15/10/2022 21:41

Kcc73 · 15/10/2022 20:21

BBC podcast 'Inside Health' last week, 'have I dodged covid' - really interesting, about 10min long - if interested to factors why some haven't.

Also, out of interest, does anyone who not had it - knowingly - think it has been the precautions they taken that meant avoided it.(eg facemask use throughout). I was on the more cautious 'party' - however believe, from all the stories over the years, that it's quite random and prob based a lot more of individual immune system etc.

Yes. I haven't had it
I shielded, had all my vaccines, wear an FFP2 mask in places like supermarkets (still do) and I don't go to pubs/clubs so I guess that helps! Also WFH still

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TheTeddyBears · 15/10/2022 22:49

My parents, myself and dh plus our kids. Everyone else in the family has had it and some 2-3 times.

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ScarlettSunset · 16/10/2022 08:12

I've never tested positive but I may have had it in the early days, before testing, but it could just as easily have been a cold.
I've had several definite exposures to it since and didn't catch it though.
That might change rather soon as my latest definite contact with someone who has it was in the last few days so I could still be incubating it.
I've been vaccinated and boosted but only eligible for the one booster so that was nearly a year ago now.

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Poppiesway1 · 16/10/2022 08:22

Kcc73 · 15/10/2022 20:11

That was me...until today!!!
Similar to OP both kids have had it, at different times to each other; they teens so did stay in their rooms more than say if I had primary aged kids, but likewise, our house is small. I have had a few colds/sore throats etc which I have thought might be covid but tested neg. But started w sore throat yesterday (not new - I have tendency to sore throats at best of times) but lft neg . Felt worse by eve, aches, temp, start of chesty cough and positive this morning. Do feel more flu like than bad cold. I hope you continue to escape! I have had 3 doses of vaccine (booster was due next weekend ). Dh still escaped too - but time will tell if he escapes this.

Same!!! I’m now day 2. I’ve been super cautious, have to wear ffp3 work, wore surgical mask in supermarket etc, I’m fully vaccinated as frontline nhs.
then ds1 went to a job fayre last week.. didn’t wear a mask.. only time he went out last week and caught it! I’ve now caught it from him. Ds2 so far is still negative! hoping he stays that way as it’s not pleasant.. how people say they wouldn’t have know they’d had it until testing I don’t know.

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Redqueenheart · 16/10/2022 09:36

Me.

Although I live in a London borough which has always had high Covid rates, went on holiday, used trains, hotels, gyms, cinemas, had surgery (so spent a bit of time on a hospital ward) and was in contact with colleagues who were off with Covid the following day. Also could not wear a mask due to health condition.

I did get all my vaccines/boosters though.

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Sleeplessinthesouth71 · 16/10/2022 10:40

My 4 siblings have all avoided it but almost everyone else in the family have had it once or twice.

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user53852098 · 17/10/2022 06:45

I hadn't but I have now, it started on Friday, I have had a temperature and cold symptoms so a bit worse than a cold but not as bad as flu, spent the weekend on the sofa with a blanket watching TV, I suspect more of the same for the next few days, I did see in the paper that a lot of older people were getting it at the moment, I am 64 and retired, just before I went down with it I had been to a very large busy garden centre place and Waitrose.

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Theraffarian · 17/10/2022 06:56

Probably tempting fate now , but neither I , my husband or adult children in own houses , have as far as we know , despite working in one environment considered fairly high risk , and children’s partner being positive in their home . Tested twice weekly for job and continue testing if under the weather . Worked very closely with positive cases on more than one occasion. Husband has had antibody tests . No logic to it really . We took basic precautions, eg masks when required etc , but also went out as soon as places reopened . To be honest I always assumed due to my job I would catch it early doors and resigned myself to the fact very early on , so we are still all surprised, almost everyone else we know has now had it at least once , and some three times .

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