Serious adverse reactions and deaths in the U.S. from experimental COVID vaccines by Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna continue to mount. In four months of use, the numbers surpass all reported deaths from all vaccines dispensed in the U.S. over the last 20 years.
According to the VAERS medical reporting system authorized by the FDA and CDC, data as of 23 April shows 118,902 reports of adverse events following COVID vaccines, including 3,544 deaths and 12,619 serious injuries:
Source: VAERS Data Queried by National Vaccine Information Center (nvic.org)
In Europe, 7,766 deaths and 330,218 injuries have resulted so far following injections of the four COVID vaccines approved for emergency use there. That’s according to EudraVigilance, the EU-authorized medical reporting system. The data is current through 17 April 2021, and it covers the four months since the vaccines were first distributed in late December.
Among categories with the most significant adverse reactions and conditions (compiled by Health Impact News):
- 99,747 General disorders and administration site conditions including 1,397 deaths
- 63,051 Nervous system disorders including 393 deaths
- 51,699 Musculoskeletal and connective tissue disorders including 44 deaths
- 32,024 Gastrointestinal disorders including 216 deaths
The vaccine by British pharmaceutical firm AstraZeneca has made the most news for problems, and it has been halted from use in some countries, including Denmark and Norway. Other countries, including Ireland, Italy, and the Netherlands have restricted the use of the AstraZeneca vaccine.
But vaccines of other pharmaceuticals, including Pfizer and Moderna, are showing mounting numbers for serious adverse events. The Pfizer vaccine has been associated with 4,293 deaths and 144,607 injuries in the EudraVigilance database. The vaccine from AstraZeneca has been associated with 1,360 deaths and 169,386 injuries.