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Found 1,537 cases where Vaccine targets COVID-19 (COVID19) and Symptom is Cardiac arrest



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VAERS ID: 939845 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 88.0  
Sex: Male  
Location: Illinois  
Vaccinated:2021-01-11
Onset:2021-01-11
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-01-13
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EK9231 / 1 RA / SYR

Administered by: Pharmacy       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Cardiac arrest, Oxygen saturation decreased
SMQs:, Torsade de pointes/QT prolongation (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Arrhythmia related investigations, signs and symptoms (broad), Shock-associated circulatory or cardiac conditions (excl torsade de pointes) (narrow), Acute central respiratory depression (broad), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Respiratory failure (broad), Infective pneumonia (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? Yes
   Date died: 2021-01-11
   Days after onset: 0
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications:
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: CHF
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Three hours after receiving COVID 19 vaccination, Patient oxygen level decreased to a critical level and went into cardiac arrest. Staff performed full code but was unable to bring back patient from cardiac arrest.


VAERS ID: 940866 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 75.0  
Sex: Male  
Location: South Carolina  
Vaccinated:2021-01-07
Onset:2021-01-09
   Days after vaccination:2
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-01-13
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (MODERNA)) / MODERNA 011L20A / 1 - / IM

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Abnormal behaviour, Cardiac arrest, Cardio-respiratory arrest, Death, Pulse absent, Resuscitation
SMQs:, Torsade de pointes/QT prolongation (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Arrhythmia related investigations, signs and symptoms (broad), Shock-associated circulatory or cardiac conditions (excl torsade de pointes) (narrow), Dementia (broad), Acute central respiratory depression (broad), Psychosis and psychotic disorders (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Hostility/aggression (broad), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Respiratory failure (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? Yes
   Date died: 2021-01-09
   Days after onset: 0
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Amlodipine, ASA, Atorvastatin, Baclofen, Risperidone, Levothyr
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: Hypothyroidism, Bipolar, Profound ID, HTN, Osteopenia, dysphagia, aphasia, TBI as a young adult,Muscle spasm, Hernia
Allergies: Loxapine, Thioridazine
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Patient was found "acting abnormal" on 1/9/2021 at 1215. VS HR 20-30''s. EMS activated. EMS arrived and patient was found pulseless in PEA/ asystole, CPR and ACLS initiated and then transported to the MC. Unsuccessful resuscitation and expired on 1/09/2021 at 1348. Clinical impression Cardiopulmonary arrest.


VAERS ID: 940955 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 66.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: New York  
Vaccinated:2021-01-11
Onset:2021-01-11
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-01-13
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EL1284 / 2 LA / OT

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Autopsy, Cardiac arrest, Death, Pulse absent, Respiratory arrest, SARS-CoV-2 test negative
SMQs:, Torsade de pointes/QT prolongation (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (narrow), Arrhythmia related investigations, signs and symptoms (broad), Shock-associated circulatory or cardiac conditions (excl torsade de pointes) (narrow), Acute central respiratory depression (narrow), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Hypersensitivity (broad), Respiratory failure (narrow), COVID-19 (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? Yes
   Date died: 2021-01-11
   Days after onset: 0
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: ; ; EFFEXOR; ; ABILIFY; ; CRANBERRY; ; TYLENOL; ; LASIX [FUROSEMIDE]; IPRATROPIUM/ALBUTEROL; ; SENNA [SENNA ALEXANDRINA LEAF]; POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 3350;
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: Medical History/Concurrent Conditions: COVID-19 (Prior to vaccination, the patient was diagnosed with COVID-19); Diastolic heart failure; Epilepsy; Morbid obesity; Pulmonary hypertension; Spinal stenosis
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data: Test Date: 20210111; Test Name: pulseless; Result Unstructured Data: Test Result:pulseless; Test Date: 20210111; Test Name: breathless; Result Unstructured Data: Test Result:breathless; Test Date: 20210106; Test Name: Covid-19 PCR; Result Unstructured Data: Test Result:Negative (Nasal Swab)
CDC Split Type: USPFIZER INC2021018488

Write-up: Cardiac Arrest; Patient was found pulseless and breathless 20 minutes following the vaccine administration.; Patient was found pulseless and breathless 20 minutes following the vaccine administration.; This is a spontaneous report from a contactable other healthcare professional (HCP). A 66-year-old female patient (pregnant at the time of vaccination: no) received the second dose of BNT162B2 (PFIZER-BIONTECH COVID-19 VACCINE, lot number: EL1284) via intramuscular at left arm on 11Jan2021 12:15 PM at single dose for COVID-19 immunization. Medical history included diastolic CHF, spinal stenosis, morbid obesity, epilepsy, pulmonary hypertension and COVID-19 (Prior to vaccination, the patient was diagnosed with COVID-19). The patient received medication within 2 weeks of vaccination included amiodarone, melatonin, venlafaxine hydrochloride (EFFEXOR), ibuprofen, aripiprazole (ABILIFY), lisinopril, cranberry capsules, diltiazem, paracetamol (TYLENOL), famotidine, furosemide (LASIX [FUROSEMIDE]), ipratropium bromide, salbutamol sulfate (IPRATROPIUM/ALBUTEROL), buspirone, senna alexandrina leaf (SENNA [SENNA ALEXANDRINA LEAF]), polyethylene glycol 3350 and morphine. The patient did not receive any other vaccines within 4 weeks prior to the COVID vaccine. Patient used took Penicillin, propranolol, quetiapine, topiramate, Lamictal and had allergy to them. Patient used took the first dose of BNT162B2 (lot number: EJ1685) via intramuscular at right arm on 21Dec2020 12:00 PM at single dose for COVID-19 immunization. Since the vaccination, the patient been tested for COVID-19 (Sars-cov-2 PCR) via nasal swab on 06Jan2021, covid test result was negative. Patient was found pulseless and breathless 20 minutes following the vaccine administration (11Jan2021 12:30 AM). MD found no signs of anaphylaxis. Patient died on 11Jan2021 12:30 AM because of cardiac arrest. No treatment received for the events. Outcome of pulseless and breathless was unknown. the autopsy was performed, and autopsy remarks was unknown. Autopsy-determined cause of death was unknown. It was reported as non-serious, not results in death, Life threatening, caused/prolonged hospitalization, disabling/Incapacitating nor congenital anomaly/birth defect.; Sender''s Comments: Based on the available information this patient had multiple underlying medical conditions including morbid obesity, diastolic CHF, epilepsy, pulmonary hypertension and COVID-19 diagnosed prior to vaccination. All these conditions more likely contributed to patients cardiac arrest resulting in death. However, based on a close temporal association ("Patient was found pulseless and breathless 20 minutes following the second dose of BNT162B2 vaccine administration, contributory role of BNT162B2 vaccine to the onset of reported events cannot be completely excluded. The impact of this report on the benefit/risk profile of the Pfizer product is evaluated as part of Pfizer procedures for safety evaluation, including the review and analysis of aggregate data for adverse events. Any safety concern identified as part of this review, as well as any appropriate action in response, will be promptly notified to Regulatory Authorities, Ethics Committees and Investigators, as appropriate.; Reported Cause(s) of Death: Cardiac arrest; Autopsy-determined Cause(s) of Death: autopsy remarks was unknown. Autopsy-determined cause of death was unknown


VAERS ID: 942106 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 54.0  
Sex: Male  
Location: California  
Vaccinated:2021-01-08
Onset:2021-01-09
   Days after vaccination:1
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-01-13
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH UNKNOWN / UNK - / -

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Abdominal pain, Cardiac arrest, Chest pain, Pain, Pulse absent, Resuscitation
SMQs:, Torsade de pointes/QT prolongation (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Acute pancreatitis (broad), Arrhythmia related investigations, signs and symptoms (broad), Retroperitoneal fibrosis (broad), Shock-associated circulatory or cardiac conditions (excl torsade de pointes) (narrow), Acute central respiratory depression (broad), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (narrow), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Respiratory failure (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? Yes
   Date died: 2021-01-09
   Days after onset: 0
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications:
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions:
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: 54 y/o M with PMH of HTN, HLD, Alcoholic Cirrhosis, Aortic Valve Stenosis, and angina BIBA as a Medical Alert for cardiac arrest noted PTA. Per EMS, the patient called because he was having constant, diffuse abdominal pain x 1 day that radiated to his chest. On scene, the patient had a witnessed arrest with EMS starting CPR. He was given 3 rounds of epi without ROSC. Pt had no associated shockable rhythm. Of note, pt''s wife, had noted pt had received covid vaccine the prior day.


VAERS ID: 943397 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 28.0  
Sex: Male  
Location: New Jersey  
Vaccinated:2020-12-23
Onset:2021-01-11
   Days after vaccination:19
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-01-14
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EJ1862 / UNK - / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Cardiac arrest, Cardioversion, Endotracheal intubation, Pupil fixed, Unresponsive to stimuli
SMQs:, Torsade de pointes/QT prolongation (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Angioedema (broad), Hyperglycaemia/new onset diabetes mellitus (broad), Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (broad), Arrhythmia related investigations, signs and symptoms (broad), Shock-associated circulatory or cardiac conditions (excl torsade de pointes) (narrow), Acute central respiratory depression (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode (broad), Respiratory failure (broad), Hypoglycaemia (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? Yes
   Date died: 2021-01-11
   Days after onset: 0
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: None
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: None
Allergies: Ceclor, Penicillin, Sulfa
Diagnostic Lab Data: No labs or tests.
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: On day due for 2nd dose, Patient was found unresponsive at work in the hospital. Patient pupils were fixed and dilated. Full ACLS was initiated for 55 minutes with multiple rounds of bicarb, calcium chloride, magnesium, and epinephrine. Patient was intubated. Patient continued into V. Fib arrest and was shocked multiple times.


VAERS ID: 944365 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 76.0  
Sex: Male  
Location: Kentucky  
Vaccinated:2020-12-26
Onset:2020-12-30
   Days after vaccination:4
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-01-14
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EJ1685 / 1 - / IM

Administered by: Senior Living       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Cardiac arrest, Death
SMQs:, Torsade de pointes/QT prolongation (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Arrhythmia related investigations, signs and symptoms (broad), Shock-associated circulatory or cardiac conditions (excl torsade de pointes) (narrow), Acute central respiratory depression (broad), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Respiratory failure (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? Yes
   Date died: 2020-12-30
   Days after onset: 0
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: Diazepam, Levothyroxine, Magnesium Oxide, Olanzapine, Omeprazole, Sertraline, and Vitamin D3
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: Schziophrenia
Allergies: N/A
Diagnostic Lab Data: N/A
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Resident expired on 12/30/20, dx cardiac arrest.


VAERS ID: 944595 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 56.0  
Sex: Male  
Location: Florida  
Vaccinated:2021-01-12
Onset:2021-01-12
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-01-14
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EL3302 / 2 AR / IM
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EL0140 / 1 AR / IM

Administered by: Senior Living       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Brain death, Cardiac arrest, Death, Intensive care, Life support, Unresponsive to stimuli
SMQs:, Torsade de pointes/QT prolongation (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Hyperglycaemia/new onset diabetes mellitus (broad), Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (broad), Arrhythmia related investigations, signs and symptoms (broad), Shock-associated circulatory or cardiac conditions (excl torsade de pointes) (narrow), Acute central respiratory depression (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode (broad), Respiratory failure (broad), Hypoglycaemia (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? Yes
   Date died: 2021-01-14
   Days after onset: 2
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? Yes
Hospitalized? Yes, 2 days
   Extended hospital stay? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: losartan, spironolactone, carvedilol
Current Illness: No known new illnesses,
Preexisting Conditions: Cardiomyopathy
Allergies: nkda
Diagnostic Lab Data: mulitple Full ER code and then ICU support for 2 days
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Cardiac arrest within 1 hour Patient had the second vaccine approximately 2 pm on Tuesday Jan 12th He works at the extended care community and was in good health that morning with no complaints. He waited 10-15 minutes at the vaccine admin site and then told them he felt fine and was ready to get back to work. He then was found unresponsive at 3 pm within an hour of the 2nd vaccine. EMS called immediately worked on him 30 minutes in field then 30 minutes at ER was able to put him on life support yet deemed Brain dead 1-14-21 and pronounced dead an hour or so later


VAERS ID: 945294 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 36.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Florida  
Vaccinated:2021-01-11
Onset:2021-01-12
   Days after vaccination:1
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-01-14
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (PFIZER-BIONTECH)) / PFIZER/BIONTECH EJ1686 / 2 RA / IM

Administered by: Work       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Angiogram, Blood thyroid stimulating hormone, Cardiac arrest, Echocardiogram, Electrocardiogram, Full blood count, Malaise, Metabolic function test, Nausea, Pulse absent, Syncope, Toxicologic test, Troponin, Unresponsive to stimuli, Urine analysis, X-ray
SMQs:, Torsade de pointes/QT prolongation (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Acute pancreatitis (broad), Hyperglycaemia/new onset diabetes mellitus (broad), Neuroleptic malignant syndrome (broad), Arrhythmia related investigations, signs and symptoms (broad), Shock-associated circulatory or cardiac conditions (excl torsade de pointes) (narrow), Acute central respiratory depression (broad), Guillain-Barre syndrome (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Gastrointestinal nonspecific symptoms and therapeutic procedures (narrow), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Hypotonic-hyporesponsive episode (broad), Respiratory failure (broad), Hypoglycaemia (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? No
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? Yes
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications: none
Current Illness: None
Preexisting Conditions: None, Hx of Wilms Tumor with kidney resection and chemotherapy at 18 mos.
Allergies: sulfa
Diagnostic Lab Data: ECG, CCTA, X-Ray, Echo, CBC, BMP, Troponins, TSH, Urine Tox Screen
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Approximately 12 hours after receiving the booster dose, she awoke feeling extremely ill and nauseous, roused me to say so, and then immediately became unresponsive and pulseless. She was admitted to hospital for cardiac work up, and all diagnostic tests have found her heart to be normal in structure and function. Cardiology believes she experienced a vasovagal syncope with asystole. She remains hospitalized at this time for initiation of sotalol therapy; she was diagnosed with frequent PVCs approximately 1 year ago.


VAERS ID: 963167 (history)  
Form: Version 1.0  
Age: 88.0  
Sex: Male  
Location: Delaware  
Vaccinated:2021-01-02
Onset:2021-01-04
   Days after vaccination:2
Submitted: 2021-01-08
   Days after onset:4
Entered: 2021-01-14
   Days after submission:6
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (MODERNA)) / MODERNA 026L20A / 2 LA / -

Administered by: Other       Purchased by: Other
Symptoms: Cardiac arrest, Death
SMQs:, Torsade de pointes/QT prolongation (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Arrhythmia related investigations, signs and symptoms (broad), Shock-associated circulatory or cardiac conditions (excl torsade de pointes) (narrow), Acute central respiratory depression (broad), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Respiratory failure (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? Yes
   Date died: 2021-01-04
   Days after onset: 0
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications:
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions:
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Narrative: Symptoms: & Cardiac Arrest; Death Treatment: EPINEPHRINE


VAERS ID: 950057 (history)  
Form: Version 2.0  
Age: 49.0  
Sex: Female  
Location: Alabama  
Vaccinated:2021-01-15
Onset:2021-01-15
   Days after vaccination:0
Submitted: 0000-00-00
Entered: 2021-01-16
Vaccin­ation / Manu­facturer Lot / Dose Site / Route
COVID19: COVID19 (COVID19 (MODERNA)) / MODERNA - / UNK UN / IM

Administered by: Private       Purchased by: ?
Symptoms: Cardiac arrest, Seizure
SMQs:, Torsade de pointes/QT prolongation (broad), Anaphylactic reaction (broad), Systemic lupus erythematosus (broad), Arrhythmia related investigations, signs and symptoms (broad), Shock-associated circulatory or cardiac conditions (excl torsade de pointes) (narrow), Convulsions (narrow), Acute central respiratory depression (broad), Noninfectious encephalitis (broad), Noninfectious encephalopathy/delirium (broad), Noninfectious meningitis (broad), Cardiomyopathy (broad), Generalised convulsive seizures following immunisation (narrow), Respiratory failure (broad), Hypoglycaemia (broad)

Life Threatening? No
Birth Defect? No
Died? Yes
   Date died: 2021-01-15
   Days after onset: 0
Permanent Disability? No
Recovered? No
Office Visit? No
ER Visit? No
ER or Doctor Visit? No
Hospitalized? No
Previous Vaccinations:
Other Medications:
Current Illness:
Preexisting Conditions: Hydrocephalus with ventricular shunting Prior history of leukemia
Allergies:
Diagnostic Lab Data:
CDC Split Type:

Write-up: Patient suffered a cardiac arrest and was unable to give details about her symptoms. Per husband, patient did not complain of any symptoms after vaccine administration. She began seizing without warning which was complicated by cardiac arrest of uncertain etiology


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