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Janine LaPointe

First Dose of Pfizer on 04/18/21 Lot #EW0170

Second Dose of Pfizer on 05/15/21 Lot #EW0185


55 yrs old

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

No arm pain.

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

I got it since they were telling us it would protect us from covid or lessen the effects if you did get covid. They said it may even save your life!

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

Sore arm that lasted to second shot. Then after the second shot, pain, numbness, and tingling through the whole arm constantly, and real intense pain where the shot was given!! All pain is still current!

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

Same, except now I have arm pain!!

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


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

Just told nurse before second shot that my arm pain never went away!

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

My arm is still in constant pain!!

Q: Have you had Covid before? What was your experience if so?

Yes - loss of taste and smell, excruciating back pain, extreme tiredness and weakness

Q: What do you wish others knew?

There are real side effects to consider! But still need to know all the people we have lost! It is a choice or should be!!

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