The CDC said one of its vaccine safety monitoring systems – a “near real-time surveillance system” called the Vaccine Safety Datalink – detected a possible increase in a certain kind of stroke in people 65 and older who recently got one of Pfizer’s updated booster shots.

The same safety signal has not been detected with the bivalent Moderna booster, the CDC said.

CDC identifies possible safety issue with Pfizer’s updated Covid-19 vaccine but says no changes to vaccination practices recommended

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Well, this does not make me

Well, this does not make me happy.

Although...

CDC says it’s ‘very unlikely’ Pfizer booster carries stroke risk for seniors after launching review
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"The VSD monitoring system found that 130 people ages 65 and older had a stroke within 21 days of receiving the Pfizer omicron booster among about 550,000 seniors who received the shot, the CDC spokesperson said. No deaths have been reported."
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"By mid-December, the CDC concluded the concern was persisting and launched an investigation into whether seniors are more likely to have a stroke in the first 21 days after receiving the Pfizer booster..."

Don't want to be one of those that has a stroke as a result of taking a vaccine. Will they ever know for sure?

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