Worry. Go ahead and worry. Would you eat a 20 pound turkey that had been cooked for 2 hours, even if the chef promised you he used a new kind of bird, in a fancy pan, in a never before used oven designed by angels? What if your OB said he could deliver your baby at 5 months gestation and ensure you'd have a perfectly developed, healthy baby? Who will stand up and scream that the Covid vaccines rolling out across the nation have serious side effects and no liability? Seems the FDA might be trying. A little.
CNBC: FDA staff recommends watching for Bell’s palsy in Moderna and Pfizer vaccine recipients
U.S. Food and Drug Administration staff recommends monitoring people who get Pfizer or Moderna’s Covid-19 vaccine shots for possible cases of Bell’s palsy, saying it’s not necessarily a side effect but worth watching out for after a handful of trial participants got the condition, which causes half of your face to droop.
A 54-page staff report released Tuesday said there were four reported cases of Bell’s palsy among Moderna’s more than 30,000 clinical trial participants. Three of the participants who got Bell’s palsy also received the vaccine instead of a placebo shot. Pfizer’s trial similarly had four reported cases of Bell’s palsy out of some 43,000 participants. All four Bell’s palsy cases in Pfizer’s trial got the vaccine and not the placebo. READ MORE