Washington Post: What to Know About Blood Clots, Anaphylaxis and Other Vaccine Fears

Washington Post: What to Know About Blood Clots, Anaphylaxis and Other Vaccine Fears. “A vaccine is intended to prevent a specific disease, but many people who receive a Covid-19 inoculation are either elderly or suffer from other severe, chronic conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and cancer. Still others may harbor unknown health risks. As almost 10 million Covid shots are administered each day, it’s inevitable that some of these people will experience serious symptoms or even die soon after they receive immunizations; the question is, what caused it? This is one of the difficulties in untangling the relationship between shots — deemed safe in trials of tens of thousands of people — and conditions that have arisen in people after getting vaccinated, including blood clots; a serious, but treatable allergic reaction called anaphylaxis; a temporary facial paralysis or weakness known as Bell’s palsy; and death.”

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