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UraniumGeranium12 karma

I definitely see where you are coming from, and happy that you aren't throwing wild speculations out there that could be misinterpreted as things that could actually happen. Many people will still be worried about "worst case scenarios" though, maybe one way to help quell those fears is to rule out possibilities that definitely won't happen.

I'm not a biologist, so it's easy to imagine some scenarios that sound plausible but are likely refuted by science. I'll list a few that come to mind. If you or anyone else can explain why these are nonsense, that would be great!

  1. You're using a version RNA that can self replicate in a cell. Can this replication get out of control, similar to cancer?
  2. Normally specific immune cells develop the antibodies (is this correct?). If this RNA you are injecting can enter any cell to make the antibodies, could it disrupt that cell's normal function by taking resources away?
  3. The immune system is designed to fight infections, could the effects of this replicating RNA be seen by the body as an infection, and the immune system could produce antibodies to kill the RNA rather than the spike proteins they are making? Could this somehow backfire and make you more susceptible to covid because the immune system is fighting the thing that generates protection from covid?

Again, not a biologist, so I don't know what I'm talking about and nobody should believe these speculations. Still very interested to know why these kind of scenarios wouldn't happen from someone who does know what they are talking about.