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Julian Scholefield

First Dose of Pfizer on 07/13/21

Summerland, BC Canada

44 yrs old

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

I spent my free time cycling, hiking and doing watersports in summer and skied almost every weekend in winter. I am a former Ironman Triathlete.

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

July 25, just 12 days after my second Pfizer dose. I went from being completely fine to paralyzed in 2 hours. I am currently listed as a T9/10 complete paralysis and limited to a wheelchair.

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

My life has been turned upside down and is a daily struggle. I deal with constant nerve pain, i am exhausted all the time and have trouble regulating my body temperature.

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

My paralysis is deemed ADEM (Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis) caused by an auto-immune reaction to the COVID vaccine.

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

I have reported directly to Pfizer and as a Canadian citizen to the VISP (Vaccine Injury Support Program) both have acknowledged receipt of my submission but have not done anything to date.

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

I have had some slow progress on my recovery. Not sure if it is time, medications or the alternative medicine treatments i am receiving.

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


Q: What do you wish others knew?

There are very real and very serious side effects to the vaccines that are not properly communicated.


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Jul 14, 2022


Cat Parker
Cat Parker
Jun 19, 2022

Julian, 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

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