Anecdotes, Advocacy, and Activism by Paige Wolf

When You Literally Don’t Know How to Live…Did My Vaccine “Work?”

March 19, 2021 | 0 Comments

Do you want to know the answer...when there's not much you can do about it? It must be what goes through the mind of every person who's considered taking the BRCA gene test to find out if they are predisposed to breast cancer. Or considering testing to find out if they are likely to be afflicted by Alzheimer's disease. Or deliberating genetic testing on a child growing inside them. How much do you want to know? And what would that information change? This is something I've been grappling with ever since I learned there was a COVID vaccine that was almost 100% effective for healthy people. Am I healthy? As someone with a primary immunodeficiency, that is debatable. I have an immune disorder that caused me to go into septic shock from a random virus. But I'm also a person...

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