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If there’s one video that’s been my guiding light in these weird in-between times, it’s this one, of Gurdeep Pandher, of the Yukon, dancing on a frozen lake after getting his COVID-19 vaccine. Pandher, a popularizer of Bhangra (a traditional dance of Punjab), attached the gleeful video to a tweet hoping for “joy, hope, and positivity, which I’m forwarding across Canada and beyond for everyone’s health and wellbeing.”

Yes, vax-positive culture is here, and while I have a hard time feeling like any kind of public optimism is totally pure and good—years of slowly realizing how toxic American positivity can be will do that to a person—I simply cannot consume enough. The #GetTheShot hashtag…

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 You Are Not Allowed to Be Annoyed by Vaccine Selfies

Pro-vax culture might be cheesy, but it will absolutely save lives.


After you are fully vaccinated for COVID-19, you can resume many activities that you did before the pandemic. You can resume activities without wearing a mask or staying 6 feet apart, except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, rules, and regulations, including local business and workplace guidance.

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