Latest VAERS Data (Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System)
Latest CDC VAERS Data Show Reported Injuries Over 1,447,520Following COVID Vaccines
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released new data showing a total of 1,447,520 reports of adverse events following COVID-19 vaccines were submitted between Dec. 14, 2020, and Oct. 21, 2022, to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS).
VAERS is the primary government-funded system for reporting adverse vaccine reactions in the U.S.
The data included a total of 31,696 reports of deaths and 263,462 serious injuries, including deaths, during the same time period.
There were a total of 5,435 reports of adverse events following the new COVID-19 bivalent booster as of Oct. 21, 2022. The data included a total of 45 deaths and 280 serious injuries. As of Oct. 27, 22.8 million people have received the updated bivalent booster dose.
Of the 31,696 reported deaths, 20,252 cases are attributed to Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, 8,599 cases to Moderna, 2,752 cases to Johnson & Johnson (J&J) and no cases yet reported for Novavax.