We also got our first stick with the Moderna vaccine, courtesy of the VA. No, we don’t believe all the hype, and our professional experience with pandemic response planning differs greatly from the approach taken, but, we’re not stupid, either.
But we were early adopters of social distancing. As in about 2007, when we moved from downtown to farm-in-the-sticks.
On those rare times growing up an Army Brat when where we lived had US television available, I watched these avidly. They were so influential on making me a racist misogynist QAnon alt.right asshole that I grew up to be a Rotarian.