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Write-up: death was from natural causes; collapsed; This is a spontaneous report from a contactable consumer. A 73-year-old female patient received the first dose of the bnt162b2 (PFIZER-BIONTECH COVID-19 MRNA VACCINE), via an unspecified route of administration on 05Feb2021 at 73-years-old at a single dose for COVID-19 immunization. The patient''s medical history included chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) from an unknown date and unknown if ongoing (on oxygen as needed, but not every day), oxygen therapy from an unknown date and unknown if ongoing. Concomitant medications were not reported. The patient previously received the influenza vaccine (MANUFACTURER UNKNOWN) for immunization on unknown dates (Gets flu shot every year around October). On 06Feb2021, the patient collapsed (medically significant) and experienced death was from natural causes (death, medically significant). The clinical course was reported as follows: The reporter stated that his grandmother received the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine on 05Feb2021 and passed away on the morning of 06Feb2021. The patient went to bed and woke up in the middle of the night around 03:00 to use the bathroom and collapsed and died within 10-15 minutes of collapsing. The patient was pronounced dead at the scene. The reporter asked: "What do you know about the news in the media about reports of death in nursing home elderly patients?" The reporter wanted to know the ingredients of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. The reporter wanted to know about the use of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in patients with underlying conditions. The patient had COPD and was on oxygen as needed, but not every day. The Medical examiner said the death was from natural causes and the family was not doing an autopsy. The patient had been tested for COVID and was negative. The patient underwent lab tests and procedures which COVID test: negative on an unspecified date. The clinical outcome of the event, death was from natural causes, was fatal. The clinical outcome of the event, collapsed, was unknown. The patient died on 06Feb2021 due to death was from natural causes. An autopsy was not performed. The batch/lot numbers for the vaccine, bnt162b2, were not provided and will be requested during follow up.; Reported Cause(s) of Death: death was from natural causes
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