6,700 suspected adverse reactions to vaccines

By TPN/Lusa, in News, COVID-19 · 07-06-2021 09:54:00 · 5 Comments

Almost 6,700 suspected side effects from vaccines against covid-19 were registered in Portugal and there were 44 cases of death reported in elderly people with various diseases, but the cause-effect relationship has not been confirmed, according to the Infarmed.

According to the latest report by the National Authority for Medicines and Health Products, by the end of May 6,995 adverse reactions had been reported, most (68.3 percent) referring to the Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine, with 4,782 cases, followed by AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), with 1,509, Moderna, with 387, and Janssen, with 17 cases.

Data from Infarmed indicate that for every 1,000 doses administered, 1.21 side effects were reported for Pfizer (Comirnaty), 1.24 for AstraZeneca (Vaxzevria), 0.74 for Moderna and 0.16 for Janssen's vaccine.

In a total of 5,790,080 doses administered, Infarmed registered 44 reports of cases of death in the elderly with other comorbidities and in which the causal relationship with the administered vaccine has not been demonstrated.

"The cases of death occurred in age of 81 years and do not necessarily presuppose the existence of a causal relationship with the administered vaccine, as they may also result from the normal patterns of morbidity and mortality of the Portuguese population", said the National Medicines Authority.

Of the reactions recorded, 3,957 refer to non-serious cases (59.1 percent) and 2,738 to severe cases (40.9 percent), said Imfarmed, noting that the majority (90 percent) of adverse drug reactions classified as serious refer to “cases of incapacity, mostly temporary”.

The majority of reactions reported to Infarmed were registered in women (4,712) and the age group with the most reports is from 30 to 49 years old.

The 10 most reported reactions refer to injection site reactions (3,250), muscle or joint pain (3,007), headaches (1964), fever (1,800), asthenia, weakness or fatigue (1,123), nausea (773), tremors (687), ganglion changes/enlargement (569), eczema or rash (481) and paresthesias (400).

In the report, Infarmed also recalls that most of the reported adverse drug reactions are "in the common profile of any vaccine" and that most of these reactions get better "in a few hours or days, without the need for medical intervention".



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Comments:

Some of us have been campaigning for a year now to get the public unhindered access to Ivermectin, which 90% of people beleive is toxic and just for horses, when in fact it is cheap safe and 90% effective at stopping transmission of all variants. Half the doctors in Portugal are reported to be using it, so why are they not speaking out? Because of profit? This latest UK tourist debacle is a shamble, and b.1.617 Delta is a whole new kettle of fish. For Pete sake, Portugal, get ivermectin on the table before even more calamity ensues. Don't choose profit over lives and livelihoods

By Will Thomson from Other on 08-06-2021 07:36

This number of registered adverse reactions will also be extremely low compared to the real number. Our Portuguese neighbour was very ill for almost 3 weeks following her first injection with a severe flu-like illness. But when she told the doctor that it had made her sick he said -- Its supposed to make you ill, that proves that it is working. So her quite severe adverse reaction, and any others reported to this doctor would not have been reported to the relevant authority. And this has probably been replicated throughout Portugal, if not the whole world.

By Hazel from Beiras on 07-06-2021 02:53

Reports out of the UK suggest it is entering a third wave.
Alarmingly 1 in 25 of the new daily infections have received both doses of the vaccine.
That is 400 people a day and rising.

Too many unknown unknowns everywhere to be opening up and relaxing restrictions

By James from Algarve on 07-06-2021 01:19

I agree with Richard’s comment.
And how many adverse reactions go unreported? I wouldn’t be surprised if the true numbers of adverse reactions are vastly higher than 6,700.
And these are just the short term adverse reactions. Will there also be medium and long term adverse reactions and consequences?
Will vaccinated people have adverse reactions when they next encounter the SARS-Cov2 virus (such as “Antibody Dependent Enhancement”) or the flu virus (“vaccine interference“)?
The results of this vaccine experiment will not be known for some time.

By Philip from Other on 07-06-2021 12:08

I find it interesting when it comes to reporting around deaths related to the covid vaccine and the covid virus. Over the last year and a half media reports have been quick to label many deaths due to covid. Very little space has been given to the fact that elderly people, and in particular people with comorbidities especially during flu seasons, do die. It is quite natural. Instead we have incessantly been bombarded with high fear volume over the 'deadly' virus. But now as the experimental vaccines are pushed on the global population with a massive propaganda machine we learn that "The cases of death occurred in age of 81 years and do not necessarily presuppose the existence of a causal relationship with the administered vaccine, as they may also result from the normal patterns of morbidity and mortality of the Portuguese population". Why did we not hear during this time that deaths occurred in elderly people do not necessarily presuppose the existence of a causal relationship with covid-19, as the deaths may also result from the normal patterns of morbidity and mortality? I assume it depends on who is controlling the narrative, who has the capacity to censor and cancel alternative voices and then cover up their tracks.

By Richard from Lisbon on 07-06-2021 10:57
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