July 27, 2021

Starry-Eyed and Vaccinated


Starry-Eyed and Vaccinated
Constellations and vaccinations Josh Rangel, Unsplash

On July 20, Meduza reported that astrologer Vasilisa Volodina, the Russian television personality and host of Russia’s Channel One show “Let’s Get Married!,” is identifying “safe” days for individuals to be vaccinated – based on their astrological birth charts.

Volodina began uploading lists of general astrological predictions to her Instagram page at the beginning of July that included advice on when to be vaccinated. Her followers began bombarding her with requests to predict the most auspicious days for their vaccinations.

Overwhelmed, Volodina directed them to her YouTube channel, where she listed ideal times for individuals born on specific dates to be vaccinated. She recommends that those seeking to be vaccinated first consult a doctor about their individual circumstances, but claims her predictions will help people avoid high temperatures, allergic reactions, and other negative effects of vaccination.

People were concerned about what would happen if they were not vaccinated in Moscow, or whether other days in the month would also suffice. Volodina regretted that she would not be able to “make all cities happy every day” with her prognoses, but for a fee of only R2300 (about $30 US dollars) and a period of five days, individuals could have their own “Astro-Calendar for Safe Vaccinations.”

Volodina cautions her fans not to let a less-than-perfect general prediction dissuade them from being vaccinated. “The way out is not to wait for the sun to shine.”

 

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