New VAERS analysis shows risk of dying from COVID vaccine is 171.8 times greater than Flu Vaccine based on similar # doses and time period

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And the risk of adverse reaction from COVID vaccine is 53.5 times greater than Flu Vaccine

VAERS Summary for COVID-19 Vaccines through 10/29/2021

Nov 5, 2021 Download as PDF

All charts and tables below reflect the data release on 10/29/2021 from the VAERS website, which includes U.S. and foreign data, and is updated through 10/22/2021
High-Level SummaryCOVID19 vaccines (Dec’2020 – present)All other vaccines 1990-presentUS Data Only
COVID19 vaccines (Dec’2020 – present)
US Data Only
All other vaccines 1990-present
Number of Adverse Reactions856,919845,019634,609741,881
Number of Life-Threatening Events20,11013,8009,7269,795
Number of Hospitalizations88,91079,51938,81838,476
Number of Deaths18,078*9,2158,2845,178
# of Permanent Disabilities after vaccination28,11219,9299,58012,615
Number of Office Visits133,97246,456121,10044,979
# of Emergency Room/Department Visits95,898211,09079,615202,004
# of Birth Defects after vaccination61015336397

*Note that the total number of deaths associated with the COVID-19 vaccines is greater than the number of deaths associated with all other vaccines combined since the year 1990.

Deaths

[Note that the single counts before 2020-11-29 are due to incorrect date data in the VAERS system]
[Note that COVID19 counts for years before 2020 are due to incorrect date data in the VAERS system (including 1 not pictured due to date in 1921)]
[1 COVID19 record not pictured due to incorrect date in 1921]

Chart using comparable 9 month periods, since Covid-19 vaccines have only been available for approximately 9 months:

Adverse Events

Note that 944 records for COVID19 were scattered throughout years earlier than 2020 due to incorrect date data in the VAERS system]

Chart using comparable 9 month periods, since Covid-19 vaccines have only been available for approximately 9 months:

[Note that 1916 records for COVID19 were scattered throughout periods earlier than Dec’20-Sep’21 due to incorrect date data in the VAERS system]

Symptoms

The slide below was taken from an FDA document from October 22, 2020, and provides a list of possible adverse event outcomes related to the Covid-19 vaccines.

The following table lists the number of adverse events found in the VAERS data which match the outcomes listed above:

FDA Listed SymptomTotal (Non-Lethal) Adverse EventsTotal Deaths
Guillain-Barre159228
Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis1103
Transverse Myelitis2831
Encephalitis1312125
Convulsions/Seizures10849321
Stroke10175942
Narcolepsy, Cataplexy2104
Anaphylaxis37894150
Acute Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)2918916
Myocarditis/Pericarditis9922123
Autoimmune Disease89118
Other Acute Demyelinating Diseases2092
Pregnancy and birth outcomes (Miscarriages)258977
Other Allergic Reactions16393
Thrombocytopenia3551271
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation15645
Venous Thromboembolism15667875
Arthritis and Arthralgia/Joint Pain56487170
Kawasaki Disease361
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome48435

This set of figures compare the COVID19 vaccine to the traditional Flu vaccines.  ‘Risk of Death’ percentages depend on the ‘# of Vaccinations’ data, which is only approximate, and was pulled from the CDC’s report on Flu vaccination coverage for the 2019-2020 season, and from Our World in Data for the COVID19 vaccinations.

Covid19 vaccinations through 5/31/2021 vs. Flu vaccinations 7/1/2019 – 5/31/2020 (last complete flu season)

Vaccine Type# of Vaccinations[3]# of DeathsRisk of DeathPercentageDeaths/Mill.
Vaccinations[3]
Flu167,447,642[1]321 in 5,232,7390.000019%.19
COVID19167,733,972[2]5,5061 in 30,4630.003283%32.83

The risk of dying from the COVID vaccine is 171.8 times greater than Flu Vaccine

Vaccine Type# of Vaccinations[3]# of Adverse ReactionsRisk of Adverse ReactionPercentageAEs/Mill.
Vaccinations[3]
Flu167,447,6429,7041 in 17,2560.005795%57.95
COVID19167,733,9725120,4141 in 3220.3103%3,103

The risk of adverse reaction from the COVID vaccine is 53.5 times greater than Flu Vaccine

[1] number of flu vaccinations based on estimated flu vaccine coverage data from CDC and estimated population data from the US Census. Yearly flu vaccination data covers a period of time from 7/1 to 5/31 of the following year.
[2] number of covid19 vaccinations based on estimates from Our World in Data [2] number of covid19 vaccinations based on estimates from Our World in Data
[3] Persons vaccinated with at least one dose.

Vaccine Data by Manufacturer

Manufacturer# of Deaths% DeathsAverage Deaths/Day# US DeathsUS Doses AdministeredAverage US Deaths/Mill. DosesDays since EUA approvalEUA Approval Date-
Janssen (JNJ)1435  7.93%  5.8692015,774,84658.322452/26/2021
Moderna443124.5%14.073532161,206,88121.9131512/18/2020
Pfizer/Biontech1215867.22%37.763802249,302,52215.2532212/11/2020
Unknown  64  0.35%37443,843
Manufacturer# of AEs% AEsAverage AEs/Day# US AEsUS Doses AdministeredAverage US AEs/Mill. DosesDays since EUA approvalEUA Approval Date
Janssen (JNJ)654447.63%267.125763015,774,8463653.282452/26/2021
Moderna32265537.6%1024.3293856161,206,8811822.8531512/18/2020
Pfizer/Biontech46821754.56%1454.09282753249,302,5221134.1832212/11/2020
Unknown18310.21%1429443,843

Vaccine Data by Gender

Vaccine Data by Location

Sources

  1. Vaccine data (Covid-19 and other vaccines) taken from CDC’s VAERS website, located here: https://vaers.hhs.gov/data/datasets.html.  VAERS data sets in the form of csv files are pulled down weekly and put into a database for reporting/analysis. Data files are available all the way back to 1990.
  2. Number of doses distributed for other vaccines found in NVICP Data and Statistics report here: https://www.hrsa.gov/sites/default/files/hrsa/vaccine-compensation/data/data-statistics-report.pdf
  3. Numbers for Covid-19 vaccines administered by the manufacturer found here: https://covid.cdc.gov/covid-data-tracker/#vaccinations_vacc-total-admin-rate-total
  4. Numbers for total Covid-19 vaccine doses administered found here: https://data.cdc.gov/Vaccinations/COVID-19-Vaccination-Trends-in-the-United-States-N/rh2h-3yt2
  5. Numbers for Flu vaccine doses administered for 2019-2020 season found here: https://www.cdc.gov/flu/fluvaxview/coverage-1920estimates.htm