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a navy sticker with white lettering, I GOT MY COVID-19 VACCINE, with a bandaid and a white tick on a green background forming a V

Being vaccinated in the United States

As an Australian living in Cincinnati, Ohio, in the United States,, I’m grateful to have received two Covid vaccinations this year. After each vaccination, we were all given a sticker to wear. A band-aid and a tick combine to form a V for vaccination, a positive symbol of hope and medical innovation.

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