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According to Reuters, the European Medicines Agency (EMA) said on Wednesday it had not detected any dangerous signals in the region related to Pfizer and BioNTech's updated COVID-19 vaccine. 19,
On Friday, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) reported that, according to preliminary data, the safety monitoring system noted the association of vaccinations with the occurrence of stroke in older people.
“The EMA can confirm that no such signal has been detected in the EU to date. The EMA will continue to evaluate all available data to determine if emerging security information could point to a similar signal in the EU”,– Reuters reported in response to the report. question on Wednesday.
Pfizer and BioNTech said last Friday that they are aware of several reports of ischemic strokes in people aged 65 and older after being vaccinated with their updated vaccine.
Pfizer noted that neither pharmaceutical companies nor the CDC or FDA have seen similar results in other monitoring systems, and said there is no evidence to suggest a link between the use of COVID-19 vaccines and stroke.
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