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Write-up: Bell''s palsy; This is a spontaneous report from a contactable consumer, the patient. A 61-year-old female patient received the first dose of BNT162B2 (PFIZER-BIONTECH COVID-19 MRNA VACCINE), intramuscular in the left arm on 28Apr2021 at 13:30-13:40 (at the age of 61-years-old) as a single dose for COVID-19 immunisation. Medical history included Hashimoto''s thyroiditis and fibromyalgia, both diagnosed over 20 years ago, overweight, and arthritis. Concomitant medications were not reported, but the patient did state she took something for arthritis and thyroid for years prior to the vaccination. There were no prior vaccinations within 4 weeks of the vaccine. On 02May2021, at 15:30-16:00, the patient was diagnosed with Bell''s Palsy. She went to the emergency room on 02May2021, where they performed an EKG & MRI of the head to make sure it was not a stroke, which were all negative. The patient was not admitted to the hospital. She tried to speak slow because her words were slurred. The patient was not treated for the event. The clinical outcome of Bell''s Palsy was not resolved. Information on lot number has been requested.
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