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FDA Silent On Covid-19 Vaccine Safety Signals
My latest investigation for The BMJ reveals that, in July 2021, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) quietly disclosed findings of a potential increase in four types of serious adverse events in elderly people who had had Pfizer’s covid-19 vaccine:
acute myocardial infarction,
disseminated intravascular coagulation,
immune thrombocytopenia, and
More than one year later, however, the agency has not issued a press release, or notified doctors, or published the findings via preprint or the scientific literature or updated the vaccines’ product label.
I spoke with leading doctors about the FDA’s failure to inform the public of these vaccine safety signals, and the consequences of keeping such information secret.
Republished via the author's Substack.