VAERS accepts reports of adverse events and reactions that occur following vaccination. Healthcare providers, vaccine manufacturers, and the public can submit reports to the system. While very important in monitoring vaccine safety, VAERS reports alone cannot be used to determine if a vaccine caused or contributed to an adverse event or illness. The reports may contain information that is incomplete, inaccurate, coincidental, or unverifiable. In large part, reports to VAERS are voluntary, which means they are subject to biases. This creates specific limitations on how the data can be used scientifically. Data from VAERS reports should always be interpreted with these limitations in mind.
The strengths of VAERS are that it is national in scope and can quickly provide an early warning of a safety problem with a vaccine. As part of CDC and FDA’s multi-system approach to post-licensure vaccine safety monitoring, VAERS is designed to rapidly detect unusual or unexpected patterns of adverse events, also known as “safety signals.” If a safety signal is found in VAERS, further studies can be done in safety systems such as the CDC’s Vaccine Safety Datalink (VSD) or the Clinical Immunization Safety Assessment (CISA) project. These systems do not have the same scientific limitations as VAERS, and can better assess health risks and possible connections between adverse events and a vaccine.
Key considerations and limitations of VAERS data:
VAERS data available to the public include only the initial report data to VAERS. Updated data which contains data from medical records and corrections reported during follow up are used by the government for analysis. However, for numerous reasons including data consistency, these amended data are not available to the public.
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|LAB_DATA:||Doctor at the detention facility first saw the patient on May 3, 2021 and did not address anything regarding J&J vaccine. Patient informed that the lab test administered ruled out STI's and the antibiotic treated the UTI's.|
|OTHER_MEDS:||Synthroid, Protonix 20 mg, HCTZ 25 mg, Norvasc 5 mg, Zyrtec 10 mg, Bentyl|
|HISTORY:||Since incarceration Pre-Hypertension, Thyroid was never a problem but he allegedly have that issue now. Diagnosed by a doctor that is never at the facility to evaluate. It was 34 days before a Jail physician saw him on May 4, 2021 after the vaccination. It was days before he was 27 days off and on bleeding before he was seen by the jail physician. Lab Test was performed on April 7, 2021 he was given Doxycycline for a UTI. (Believed misdiagnosis) Bleeding continues after the antibiotic is finished. Please contact Sheriff and Administrator to follow-up. In addition the individual can provide feedback.|
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