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Jana Elliott

First Dose of Moderna on 03/18/21 Lot #007B21A

Second Dose of Moderna on 04/15/21 Lot #02SB21A

Roanoke, Indiana

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

I have chronic health issues but was doing GREAT before the vaccine. I had been on IVIG and then SCIG for over a year which had put me in a very good place. Two grand babies were on the way and I was excited!

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

I had immediate and lasting migraines from the first shot which improved to milder headaches and fatigue. After the second shot everything fell apart.

This happened in order:

  • Ongoing headaches with tinnitus.

  • Severe sinus infection treated for a month.

  • Follow up culture showed gram negative staph still being treated.

  • EBV and CMV reactivated

  • Severe POTS.

  • Myocarditis and pericarditis.

  • Adrenal fatigue.

  • Memory loss.

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

Most days are spent resting. Energy to accomplish important tasks is insufficient.

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

Viral testing for cmv and EBV positive

Culture testing staph positive

POTS testing positive

Cardiac MRI positive for myopericarditis

Lung ct negative for cancer relapse

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

I reported to Moderna. They did follow up to ask for the MRI results.

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

Colchicine has helped the most. I just started cortisone for adrenal fatigue.

Q: What do you wish others knew?

We must have informed consent and it is not being given. Had I known a fraction of the possibilities I would not have done it. It appears as if the vaccine deranged my t-cell system. I was unlucky to get the cardiac issues too. I got the shot in order to protect my health and the opposite occurred. Just because I have a past history peppered with chronic health does not mean my story is to be discounted. Can you imagine having fought for years to regain a quality of life only to have the vaccine take all those gains PLUS add additional health problems? It is devastating. I feel lucky to be alive. The Vaccine Injured must be supported and studied for treatments. Neither is happening.

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