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comment by NikolaiFyodorov
NikolaiFyodorov  ·  78 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: March 22, 2023

We had neo-Nazis giving Nazi salutes in the middle of Melbourne this week.

Working from home for the rest of this week because my partner has covid (a policy of my employer). This is the second time she's had it and I've missed it despite sharing a bed. Three years in to the pandemic, and I've still yet to test positive to covid, no matter how frequently I test. I assume I must have had it at some point.

Foveaux  ·  77 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Likewise on the 'no-covid' front. I've worked in and around our city's hospital the last three years, I have been close to people who had it at the time but I've never tested positive despite rigorous testing. I also assume I've had it at some point. I'd hate to have passed it onto people unknowingly, but I always took precautions at least.

When I went to Melbourne last year, I noticed people were further along the "we're just over it now" train, compared to NZ. People on the trams didn't seem to bother masking up. We did, but mainly out of habit and also at the time we had to have a negative test 24 hours before our flight, or we would have to stay in Aus a while longer.