Scientists opposed to offering booster shots to all Americans said data provided by federal health officials wasn’t compelling enough to support the recommendation — some argued boosters could lead to more vaccine-resistant variants.
Data released today by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) showed that between Dec. 14, 2020 and Aug. 13, 2021, a total of 595,622 total adverse events were reported to VAERS, including 13,068 deaths — an increase of 702 over the previous week.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Wednesday released three studies on the effectiveness of the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. A UK study released Tuesday showed people with "breakthrough" infections carry as much virus as the unvaccinated.
VAERS data released Friday by the CDC showed a total of 571,831 reports of adverse events from all age groups following COVID vaccines, including 12,791 deaths and 77,490 serious injuries between Dec. 14, 2020 and Aug. 6, 2021.