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Deena Herrera

First Dose of Moderna on 03/1121 Lot #026A21A

Second Dose of Moderna on 04/08/21 Lot #032B21A

Abington, Massachusetts

Video Message from Deena:

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

I have rheumatoid arthritis so I was dealing with that; but I was managing and I was able to live life almost normal. Now my life is much different. Before the vaccine I had energy. Before the vaccine I didn’t have sores all over my body and I didn’t look like a monster. I had a liver that worked and I did NOT have a partially torn IT band. I was able to take care of my autistic son. I have three boys. My husband was deployed with the military. He left December 1, 2021

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

Due to my rheumatoid arthritis, I have to get my labs drawn every month. So as soon as I got my first Shot on March 11th, I went and had my labs drawn that week. It showed my liver enzymes started to go up. A week after that I was walking on the treadmill and I partially tore my IT band in my hip.

I never put two and two together, so I went and got my second dose on April 8th. That’s when I started with excessive swelling where they had to give me an EpiPen. Then I had excessive sweating. Then my body just started to go downhill, my enzymes started to skyrocket with my liver, and I had to go in for a liver biopsy. The doctors said I had toxic metabolic stage one liver disease, and they said the vaccine caused this.

I had to have a Phibro scan in November ( after the biopsy ) that shows I’m now almost in stage three liver disease. I’m scared because you can’t live without a liver. I’m scared that I’m not going to get better! I’m scared I won’t make it to when my husband comes back from his deployment! He is supposed to get back Dec 1 2022. I’m scared I’ll never have my body back to the way it was. That these sores all over me will not go away.

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

I no longer have the energy to take care of my three boys. With my husband gone, I feel everything is on my shoulders. I feel like a failure because I have no energy, I'm exhausted, I'm angry, I'm depressed, and I can't get any help anywhere, besides my daughters. They are trying to help me, but you can't go after anyone. I am going into debt trying to do all these treatments to detox this out of me. It has really ruined my life and consumed me.

I now drive 60 miles, three days a week, to get into a UV machine for one minute to try to help get rid of the sores.

I have had three biopsies on my legs and they’re calling it vaccine induced similar to psoriasis. My doctor said they don’t know how to cure me so we’re trying a bunch of natural things because I can’t take any medication‘s because of my liver injury.

Plus some of these sores on my body are also caused from my liver being so damaged from the vaccine.

I also can’t lay on my right side of my hip for too long because of the torn IT band. I can’t swim anymore which helped me with my arthritis. I can’t go tanning anymore which helped me with my arthritis, because it makes my sores so much redder and itchy. I can’t take my RA medication‘s to help me with the pain.

I can’t take any medication I have to be very ,very careful with what I put into my body. No one wants to hear the truth. I have tried to reach out to news, media, newspapers. No one wants to hear my story. I feel as though I don’t matter.

I’m so angry that they did this to me! That they are trying to cover it up. I have even reached out to the Governors office. I reached out to my Senators and nobody will call me back. No one wants to hear the truth! The hardest part for me is I can’t be the mom I want to be for my three boys and my seven-year-old who is autistic. I have an 11-year-old ( ADHD) and I also have a 17-year-old son and I’m just so exhausted all the time.

It’s not fair that I have to depend on my boys to help me all the time, because their dad is deployed and I’m so sick from getting vaccinated.

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

I’m working with a holistic doctor. I’m taking detox vitamins. I’m going for UV treatments. I’m also using a aqua-chi machine. I’m trying to do a whole bunch of natural things because I am scared you can’t live without a liver. I am 50 years old (just turned 50 this month) and I never really drank either. I would’ve never guessed I would’ve been dealing with liver problems.

I am angry all the time. I wake up and I look at what I look like now; and I am angry that nobody’s held accountable for what they’re doing to us!!!

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

It’s been reported to the VAERS system. Of course my doctors have documented that this was caused by the vaccine. I’ve also reported it to the injury compensation, which again they don’t do anything to help you.

I have reached out to several attorneys. I have reached out to the news media. I have reached out to the newspapers. Nobody will help me. I reached out to the Governor Baker. I’ve reached out to the senators in my area. No one will speak to me. No one will listen. No one wants to hear the truth.

I am grateful for my doctors who are trying to help me.

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

I think the aqua chi Machine has helped me detox but this is very expensive. My mom found a refurbished one for $1000. All of these are out-of-pocket expenses. I think the UV treatment has helped a little and the detox vitamins, but it’s a very very slow pace trying to get my body back. I’m not even close to where I was before, and it’s gonna take quite a long time they said.

Q: What do you wish others knew?

I wish others knew about the side effects. I don’t want anyone to go through what I’m going through. I look like a monster with all of these body sores. I feel like a crappy mom because of what this has done to me. They just keep feeding lies to people and not letting them know that there’s severe side effects.. Maybe it’s good for some people, but for people like me that had an auto-immune issue, it made it 100 times worse. I just wish they wouldn’t cover this up. Thank you for listening and sharing my story

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