Pfizer COVID Shot and Stroke

The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine is a mRNA vaccine that was developed by Pfizer and BioNTech to protect against COVID-19

Israel has not found any link between Pfizer vaccine and stroke

On Friday, the CDC and FDA announced that a potential safety concern was identified in a CDC vaccine database

Older Persons experiencing an ischemic stroke 21 days after receiving the Pfizer/BioNTech bivalent shot

Ischemic stroke occurs when the blood flow to the brain is blocked due to the narrowing or blockage of the arteries

Pfizer and BioNTech stated that they have received limited reports of ischemic strokes among individuals 65 and older

The vaccine works by teaching the body's cells how to make a protein that triggers an immune response,

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine was authorized for emergency use by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in December 2020