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Maryellen Dillon

First Dose of Pfizer on 11/18/21

Boston, Massachusetts

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

Not even a cold for years

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

I took my first dose of Pfizer on 11/18 and immediately it caused anaphylaxis, 2 seizures, tingling from head to toe, chest pain, shortness of breath.

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

I still have chest pain, heart palpitations, headaches, shortness of breath, tingling head to toe, memory issues, hard time forming words, and my brain processes are slow. It causes errors at work.

It is now 1 1/2 months, and I have more Dr visits, I am on colchicine for heart inflammation & amantadine for my brain "fog". I feel fog is dismissing the seriousness of memory loss & slowing of memory processing!!!

I am scared to death that this won't resolve.

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

I had 2 ER visits, urgent care, and PCP. I have seen a neurologist and I am waiting for my echocardiogram on 01/28/22.

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

I reported it to VAERS and have a cast number. I am on workers comp because it was due to the mandate.

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

My PCP (infectious control Dr) put me on colchicine (anti inflammatory & antiviral) that is helping with chest pain & amantadine (Parkinson's) drug that is helping with brain issues. These are only treating symptoms & not a cure per my Dr.

Q: What do you wish others knew?

Look up Long Haulers Syndrome. Covid patients are experiencing it & I have all side effects which leads me to believe vaccinated injured people have it too! Good luck to all of us!!!

I knew I would have a horrible reaction because I have an anaphylactic history to aspirin & ibuprofen. I was mandated at work or lose my job. No one should have to choose risking their life with an experimental drug or no source of income!


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Jul 14, 2022

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