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Ann Fortier

First Dose of Pfizer on 01/11/22

Second Dose of Pfizer on 02/01/22

Connecticut

63 yrs old


Q: What was your life like before you got the vaccine?

Happy and full of life. I enjoyed being out with friends, enjoyed shopping and going to eat out. I loved my job.


Q: Would you like to share your reasons for getting vaccinated?

In January, Covid was really bad here. One friend of mine ended up in the ICU and is still in a nursing home. They were not vaccinated. Work gave us notice to get the vaccine or get tested weekly, so I gave in and got the vaccine. I'm sorry I did it. The day after the 2nd shot, the court made the decision that we did not have to do that.


Q: What was your reaction, symptoms, & timeline?

After the 1st shot, I was fine. After the 2nd shot, Feb 1, 2022, it started with a metallic taste that came and went, then it would change to bittersweet, a dirt taste, then a chemical taste most of the time. I had a dry mouth. Then by Feb 28th, 2022, the chemical taste is constant. Food and water taste awful. I have an on and off ache in my left ear. Now it's starting to get worse at the end of March, 2022.


Q: What is your life like now, after getting the vaccine?

I'm depressed. I don't go out, don't cook food. It is awful. There is no enjoyment. No one understands this.


Q: Share your experience with any medical care and any diagnoses you have received:

Been to my PCP, gastrointestinal specialist, neurologist, ENT, endocrinologist, and holistic doctor. They can't help and they do believe it can be from vaccine.


Q: Was your reaction reported, and what was the response?

VAERS, Pfizer and the CDC. VAERS, after 6 weeks of calling me weekly to check, said at this point there is permanent damage.


Q: Is there anything that has helped, and have your symptoms improved?

No, they are getting worse. I'm afraid of what else will pop up from this shot. I try to find others this has happened to from the vaccine and have found around five so far, from all over.


Q: Have you had Covid before?

No, never tested positive or had any symptoms.


Q: What do you wish others knew?

This should be a reported side effect, even if very rare. If I knew this, I would never have gotten this vaccine. It changed my life and not for the better. It has caused me depression and sadness.


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K C
K C
Jul 14, 2022

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Cat Parker
Cat Parker
Jun 19, 2022

Ann, I just want you to know you are not alone. As a fellow vaccine injured victim, I created a FB support group. If you need anything, please let me know. I hope to help as many people as I can just like us through support, resources, education, and anything else to help them through this journey with so many others that I am bringing together to support those like us. Sending prayers and hugs. Cat https://www.facebook.com/groups/3217567388501402

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