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New study links COVID-19 vaccines to possible health issues

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Feb 20- The largest ever multi-country survey on the side-effects of COVID vaccines – from the houses of Pfizer, Moderna and AstraZeneca – claims to have found that these life-saving shots exacerbated 13 different medical conditions.

The study was conducted by Global Vaccine Data Network (GVDN). It considered nearly 100 million vaccinated individuals across eight countries: Argentina, Australia, Canada, Denmark, Finland, France, New Zealand and Scotland.

Damaging Findings

The comprehensive study, recently published in the esteemed journal Vaccine, unearthed some concerning associations between COVID-19 vaccines and certain medical conditions. Notably, researchers observed a slight increase in neurological, blood, and heart-related issues following vaccination, as outlined in a press release from the GVDN.

Specifically, individuals who received mRNA vaccines were found to have a heightened risk of myocarditis, an inflammation of the heart muscle. Meanwhile, viral-vector vaccines were associated with an increased likelihood of blood clots in the brain and Guillain-Barre syndrome, a neurological disorder.

Other potential risks highlighted in the study included inflammation of the spinal cord and swelling in the brain and spinal cord, particularly after administration of viral-vector and mRNA vaccines.

Important Takeaways 

Lead author Kristýna Faksová, from the Department of Epidemiology Research at Statens Serum Institut in Copenhagen, Denmark, emphasised the significance of the study’s vast population size in detecting rare vaccine safety signals.

Meanwhile, in an interaction with Fox News, Dr. Marc Siegel, a clinical professor of medicine at NYU Langone Medical Center, weighed in on the findings, acknowledging the rare associations identified but stressing the overall safety and benefits of vaccination.

Despite the identified risks, experts like Jacob Glanville, CEO of biotechnology company Centivaix, underscored that the odds of experiencing adverse events from the vaccine remain significantly lower than those from contracting COVID-19, during an interview with Forbes.

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  • appuhamymahatha@gmail.com Tuesday, 20 February 2024 05:51 PM

    Everything because of bizarre food habits of Chinese, who eat bat's meat. Still they continue that..

    Myth Buster Wednesday, 21 February 2024 11:49 AM

    It's widely accepted and corroborated by the FBI that the pandemic is the result of a lab leak. Google what FBI chief Christopher Wray said on the matter.

    Leon Wednesday, 21 February 2024 11:31 PM

    Its not true, very few percentage ppl in china earing that, i am not saying no ppl, some southeast asian or pacific island ppl eating it as well. And ppl in wuhan area and hubei province dont eat that for sure, i think tgis virus from lab and its manmade

    Santa Tuesday, 20 February 2024 06:02 PM

    They made money and we public suffer, who is going to compensate for this? All these money earned by these vaccines marfia should be sued and ask for compensation of every penny earned of this ill-gotten money.

    Dr Kasun Tuesday, 20 February 2024 10:28 PM

    Man, dont worry. Every medicine, every plant based item, even food has its attached side effects. We knew those before vaccination was implemented. The main concern at that time was to control the crisis( now public has forgotten the crisis, will ask "what crisis"?) The control was achieved and deaths reduced. The benefit outweighed the rare side effects. It s a success. When even most veteran experienced bowler delivers an over, he can be hit for a few boundaries too., but are we discarding him for that. Noooo. Who asks the side effects of ayurveda prescription ? Who asks from yourself am I doing recommended exercise to keep healthy that is 150 mins per week of moderate aerobic exercise which equals an exercise to the level causing the doer to find it difficult to complete sentece with ease with a near by( 5-7 METS)..most die of heart attack because of smoking(active or passive), food habits, lack of exercise , not so from vaccines ....remember covid illness can cause MI, lung clo

    M Fernando Wednesday, 21 February 2024 01:38 AM

    Personal Choice Die from COVID or Die from Something else

    tomyum Tuesday, 20 February 2024 06:49 PM

    Tell us some we that's we aren't aware

    Tissa Fernando Tuesday, 20 February 2024 07:43 PM

    Two countries most benefitted from Covid-19 are USA and China.

    Patcitz Tuesday, 20 February 2024 10:40 PM

    No, China had nothing to do with COVID-19 the coronavirus created in the US Medical lab targetting Chinese economic growth which has been a big threat to the US, therefore, the US itself fabricated the issue but ultimately failed to gain any benefit through it.

    Mila Wednesday, 21 February 2024 10:34 AM

    Patcitz it's 100% true. Sadly our people have no understanding who the European people are. Their history is filled with making viruses to wipe out native people. Europeans first gave blanket infected with small pox to native red Indians in America. .Today these Europeans (usa) have more then 300 bio labs around the world and nobody knows what they are doing inside these labs. Ebola was also leaked from their labs. They will realease more viruses but will try to blame China. Covid was created to destroy China because Europeans don't want the Chinese to become powrful. Russian vaccine and Chinese vaccine were not made to harm us but vaccine made by Europeans were deliberately made to harm people.

    I told you so Tuesday, 20 February 2024 08:50 PM

    And they called us anti vaxxers!! :D

    Prasad Wednesday, 21 February 2024 06:15 AM

    "Meanwhile, the chances of having a neurological event after a Covid infection were up to 617-fold higher than following COVID vaccination, which suggests “the benefits of vaccination substantially outweigh the risks,” according to the Vaccine study researchers."

    Cyril Wedasinghe Wednesday, 21 February 2024 11:40 AM

    Side effects of Covid vaccine shot for Covid patients are still being considered and they have been vaccinated but they still haven’t received any results yet they still don’t know what to expect from Covid vaccine for them. So they will not get vaccinated

    Dr Nishali Ekanayaka Tuesday, 20 February 2024 09:16 PM

    Following vaccination for Covid (All types of vaccines),For how long is the danger of the above mentioned complications occurring is/are possible? The time period is not mentioned in the above article (Eg. Up to what number of days,weeks, months,years Etc ).This information is essential to be vigilant for any possible/probable complications of the Covid vaccine, so that treatment can be instituted/action can be taken.

    Noel Silva Tuesday, 20 February 2024 09:35 PM

    Most countries got caught out ill prepared given such a dire medical emergency, WHO as I remember coordinated the process. But some nations went without. It's important all nations critically view strategic medicine and have the skills needed to develop medicines. For the size and risks appropriate. India excelled at sharing their knowledge, skill and delivery of the Antiviral drugs. Well done.

    E Sarath Tuesday, 20 February 2024 09:58 PM

    Good move. Let other SLPP MPs follow suit for atonement

    KP Tuesday, 20 February 2024 11:57 PM

    Every ingredient in a vaccine is eliminated from the body within days. What remains is the immunity to the vaccine. Any side effect is because of immunity. Even if you get COVID you get the same immunity with the same rare side effects plus the possibility of dying from COVID itself. So vaccinating is anyway beneficial. In fact most other vaccines for other diseases have similar side effects. But they eliminated many diseases.

    Kevin Wednesday, 21 February 2024 02:25 AM

    Not all types. Only some types. They excluded Sputnik vaccine and Sinopharm vaccine because none of the countries in the study used them!

    Mila Wednesday, 21 February 2024 03:35 AM

    Why are sri lankan people trusting so much suddha? How you sri lankan trust vaccine made by these colonisers who killed our people and took our land? Easter attack was planned by the West to put Gota in power. After Gota become president these Europeans were able to push their harmful vaccine on sri lankan people. People like Ted Turner ,Bill Gate and many other white powerful man have been talking they want to reduce world's non white population for a long time. Vaccine was one of their ways to wipe out people.

    Dr Kasun Wednesday, 21 February 2024 09:57 PM

    Mila, living in a dream world. Definite Dammika peni follower with thovil mentality

    Nodaking kalakanni Wednesday, 21 February 2024 06:33 AM

    We Sri Lankans have nothing to worry because the vaccines we got were just water with some dye added.

    R Abayasekara Wednesday, 21 February 2024 07:45 AM

    Since our brains have slightly swelled up for the vaccines, hope it will activate brains, and people will now vote more intelligently. Especially in Sri Lanka, after voting for leftist Chandrika, Mahinda, (Sirisena)

    AGC Wednesday, 21 February 2024 08:06 AM

    Vaccine was not for the virus virus. Virus was for the vaccine. Only consolation is the threat and danger created and coped, outweigh those adverse effects. Ozon layer rebuilt thanks to lockdowns and shutdowns. Only a few chip embeded slaves will remain after the planed rewelding....

    Lawry Wednesday, 21 February 2024 08:40 AM

    Thank heavens. We in SL would have got shots diluted in distilled water. The pricks were not effective????

    HADIRAN Wednesday, 21 February 2024 09:38 AM

    These assumptions are based on human made criteria.Even if you drink water or inhale air eating so called nutritious food there are side effects because our bodies are nature's products and it has actions and reactions against all inputs

    Lakshaman Bandaranayake Wednesday, 21 February 2024 09:45 AM

    Sky is not crashing down!! 1) excerpts from the reserach paper.: The safety signals identified in this study should be evaluated in the context of their rarity, severity, and clinical relevance. Moreover, overall risk–benefit evaluations of vaccination should take the risk associated with infection into account, as multiple studies demonstrated higher risk of developing the events under study, such as GBS, myocarditis, or ADEM, following SARS-CoV-2 infection than vaccination. In laymen’s language this means: “This study found some safety concerns, but it's important to consider how rare and serious these issues are, and how they actually impact patients. Also, when deciding if vaccines are a good idea, we should compare the risks of getting these problems from the vaccine to the risks of getting them from the actual virus. Research shows that you're more likely to face these problems by catching the virus than by getting vaccinated.”

    Mohan Wednesday, 21 February 2024 09:49 AM

    There are other types of vaccines which are not based on mRNA or viral vector. Eg. recombinant vaccines. Hope, they have cleared trials?

    Dilandafernando Wednesday, 21 February 2024 10:11 AM

    It was intentionally created to profit the Big Pharma. The vaccines were developed before the pandamic and twisted our arms to get it through a fear psychosis. We have natural immunity to deal with this virus, unless we lose immunity through medical complications and unhealthy lifestyle. This is were preventive medicin is important in our life.

    KGE Wednesday, 21 February 2024 10:23 AM

    According to the study 13 billion doses of vaccines have been administered and there have only been 2,000 cases of all conditions. As a percentage it is 0.00001538461538461538% The study the team says the absolute risk of developing any one of the condition remains small. "Dr Harlan Krumholz, director of the Yale New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation and a lead investigator behind the study, said: ‘Both things can be true. 'They can save millions of lives, and there can be a small number of people who’ve been adversely affected.’ Covid vaccines are estimated to have averted more than 19 million deaths worldwide, including three million in the US alone. It is important to read the report in full to get the full context. While some studies mention possible health issues, they're statistically exceptional. The vast majority of people experience mild or no side effects, and the benefits in terms of preventing severe illness.

    Inshi Wednesday, 21 February 2024 11:01 AM

    Knee and joint pains are certainly one of the after effects. This is a common complain when talking to others about it. It will be fully worth it if the medical fraternity could investigate further. Prevention is far better than cure only if it is done genuinely with no ulterior motive. God help and protect us all.

    Nishan Silva Wednesday, 21 February 2024 12:40 PM


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