Recently, the chatter online about deaths associated with COVID-19 vaccines was confirmed by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) between the dates of December 14, 2020, through July 19, 2021, based on entries into the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS). Apparently, the CDC has shared publicly that the federal health agency has received 12,313 individual reports of actual death among those who have received one of the COVID-19 vaccines—that is, one of the vaccines under Food and Drug Administration (FDA) emergency use authorization (EUA). That’s overall a small number when accounting for the 338 million doses of the vaccines administered across America, representing a death rate of only 0.0036%. On the other hand, this is an unprecedented number of fatalities when compared to any other vaccination initiative over the past few decades given it’s only been available for just over half a year.
As of July 22, the CDC now reports that this number was a mistake and the revised number is 6,207.
A system to track safety reports, the cases are open to the public. However, TrialSite has published that about 60% of the VAERS cases are submitted by healt...
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