NYT: 2 Alaska Healthcare Workers Given Emergency Treatment After Taking Pfizer’s COVID-19 Vaccine

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After taking Pfizer’s experimental mRNA Covid-19 vaccine, one worker at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau, Alaska suffered from a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction and had to be injected with epinephrine and steroids and was also hospitalized. A second worker at the same hospital had to be taken to the ER and treated with epinephrine and other drugs. Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine is an experimental vaccine that received emergency-use authorization, and it has not been fully tested. -GEG

After taking Pfizer’s experimental mRNA coronavirus vaccine, one hospital worker in Alaska suffered from a potentially life-threatening allergic reaction and had to be pumped full of epinephrine and steroids while a second worker at the same hospital had to be taken to the ER and treated with epinephrine and other drugs.

From the New York Times:

Two health care workers at the same hospital in Alaska developed concerning reactions just minutes after receiving Pfizer’s coronavirus vaccine this week, including one staff member who was to remain hospitalized until Thursday.

Health officials said that the cases would not disrupt their vaccine rollout plans and that they were sharing the information for the sake of transparency.

The first worker, a middle-aged woman who had no history of allergies, had an anaphylactic reaction that began 10 minutes after receiving the vaccine at Bartlett Regional Hospital in Juneau on Tuesday, a hospital official said. She experienced a rash over her face and torso, shortness of breath and an elevated heart rate.

Dr. Lindy Jones, the hospital’s emergency department medical director, said the worker was first given a shot of epinephrine, a standard treatment for severe allergic reactions. Her symptoms subsided but then re-emerged, and she was treated with steroids and an epinephrine drip.

When doctors tried to stop the drip, her symptoms re-emerged yet again, so the woman was moved to the intensive care unit, observed throughout the night, then weaned off the drip early Wednesday morning, Dr. Jones said.

Dr. Jones had said earlier Wednesday that the woman was set to be discharged in the evening, but the hospital said late Wednesday that she was remaining another night.

The second worker received his shot on Wednesday and developed eye puffiness, lightheadedness and a scratchy throat 10 minutes after the injection, the hospital said in a statement. He was taken to the emergency room and treated with epinephrine, Pepcid and Benadryl, although the hospital said the reaction was not considered anaphylaxis. The worker was back to normal within an hour and released.

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10 months ago

Pretty much no vaccine is “fully tested”. Most are dangerous, and most would not be released on the market if they did not have special legal exemptions from liability (which are total frauds).