The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today released new data showing a total of 1,418, 220 reports of adverse events following COVID-19 vaccines were submitted between Dec. 14, 2020, and Sept. 16, 2022, to the Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS). That’s an increase of 10,811 adverse events over the previous week.
The data included a total of 31, 074 reports of deaths — an increase of 139 over the previous week — and 258, 480 serious injuries, including deaths, during the same time period — up 1,253 compared with the previous week.
There were a total of 563 reports of adverse events following the new bivalent booster COVID-19 vaccine as of Sept. 16, 2022. The data included a total of 5 deaths and 31 serious injuries.