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Judicial Watch Uncovers New FDA Records Detailing Ten New Deaths & 140 “Serious” Adverse Events Related to Gardasil
“Examining the FDA’s HPV Vaccine Records: Detailing the Approval Process, Side-Effects, Safety Concerns & Marketing Practices of a Large Scale Health Experiment,” In total, 8,864 reports have been filed. The VAERS reports document that there have been 38 reports of Guillain-Barre Syndrome among girls who received the Gardasil vaccine. The VAERS reports also reveal as many as 18 young girls and women have died after receiving the vaccine. Of the eighteen deaths, eleven of them occurred less than a week after receiving the vaccine, and seven in less than two days. The most common diagnosed cause was blood clotting.
[2010 Dec] HPV Vaccine
(Gardasil and Cervarix) VAERS Reports - Injury and Death Continue to Climb
20,575 adverse reactions
352 reports of abnormal pap smears post vaccination
89 reported deaths (plus 5 reports submitted to the FDA obtained by Judicial Watch under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) are now missing from VAERS)
October 6, 2008
Found 23 events with Vaccine is 'HPV4' and Patient Died
Found 57 events with Vaccine is 'HPV4' and Symptoms contain 'spontaneous abortion'
Found 126 events with Vaccine is 'HPV4' and Life Threatening
Found 201 events with Vaccine is 'HPV4' and Disabled
Found 219 events with Vaccine is 'HPV4' and Symptoms contain 'fainting'
Found 413 events with Vaccine is 'HPV4' and Symptoms contain 'seizure'
Found 333 events with Vaccine is 'HPV4' and Hospitalized
Found 4171 events with Vaccine is 'HPV4' and ER Visit
Found 4081 events with Vaccine is 'HPV4' and Recovered
Found 8225 events with Vaccine is 'HPV4'
Found 15 events with Age from '9' to '21' and Vaccine is 'HPV4' and Patient Died
VAERS ID AGE Days to death
VAERS ID 275428 12.0 7
VAERS ID 275438 19.0 14
VAERS ID 278865 15.0 14
VAERS ID 280163 11.0 ?
VAERS ID 291804 17.0 67
VAERS ID 293388 18.0 151
VAERS ID 297528 12.0 21
VAERS ID 305606 17.0 2
VAERS ID 309233 12.0 63
VAERS ID 310262 20.0 4
VAERS ID 316983 17.0 ?
VAERS ID 317757 15.0 2
VAERS ID 319533 21.0 17
VAERS ID 319810 14.0 14
VAERS ID 320909 21.0 ?
15 DEATHS (HPV4)
VAERS ID 275990 2007-04-10
Symptoms: Death Thrombosis
Information has been received from a physician's assistant (PA), via a company representative, concerning a female patient who was vaccinated (date unspecified) with a dose of Gardasil the PA reported that "the patient died of a blood clot 3 hours after getting the Gardasil vaccine." The PA clarified that the patient was not vaccinated at her office. Additional information has been requested
VAERS ID 278865 Age15.0 2007
Symptoms: Acute respiratory distress syndrome Blood culture positive Chest pain Cough Cough Culture throat negative Culture urine negative Influenza Mechanical ventilation Multi-organ failure Myalgia Nasal congestion Pharyngolaryngeal pain Pneumonia staphylococcal Pyrexia Respiratory failure Rhinorrhoea Sepsis Staphylococcal infection Streptococcal identification test
Onset of symptoms on 3/1/07: fever, sore throat, cough, and myalgia. Respiratory failure on 3/6/07. 6/1/07 Received Death Certificate from epidemiologist which reveals COD asmultiorgan system failure and influenza B viral sepsis with contributing cause of staphyloccoccal secondary infection. Medical records included w/death certificate indicate patient was transferred to higher level of care on 3/6, was intubated & in PICU w/pneumonia & ARDS. Reportedly had been in good health until 3/1/07 when she developed sore throat, nasal congestion, rhinnorhea & low grade fever. COntinued to worsen & developed myalgias, chest pain & nonproductive cough w/higher fever. Seen by PCP on 3/5 & rapid strep was neg & dx was probable influenza. Sent home & developed nausea, vomiting & diarrhea as well as petechial rash over abdomen. Taken to outlying ER on 3/6 & found to be in respiratory failure, intubated & transferred to higher level of care. Respiratory status declined further & was placed on oscillator & ECMO. Peds ID consult done. Consult states had HPV vax at PCP on 3/2 & no other recent vaccines. 6/1/07 Received fax medical & vaccine records from CDC who had contacted provider. Reveals that on 1/2/07, patient received TDaP & HPV. VAERS database updated w/same. On day of vax patient also dx w/right CTS, migraine HA, scoliosis. She was referred to Neuro & PT for the CTS & HA.
VAERS ID 279592 2007-05-24
Administered by: OTH Purchased by: OTH
Symptoms: Death Thrombosis
Information has been received from a licensed visiting nurse via a nurse practitioner. The nurse practitioner was told by a friend that a female patient was vaccinated with Gardasil and two weeks alter developed a blood clot. Subsequently the patient died. The cause of death was from the blood clot. The reporting licensed visiting nurse considered the blood clot to be immediately life-threatening and disabling. Additional information has been requested.
VAERS ID 280163 Vaccination Date:2007-05-01 Age11.0
Symptoms: Anaphylactic reaction Cardiac arrest Death
Information has been received from a nurse practitioner who heard from an emergency room (ER) nurse that an 11 year old female was vaccinated "within in the past month" in approximately May 2007 with a first dose of Gardasil. Subsequently, 3 days after vaccination the patient presented to an ER. She experienced cardiac arrest, required lung bypass (ECMO) and "may not have expired." It was also reported by the same nurse that the physician from the hospital said that "the death was due to an anaphylactic reaction to Gardasil." The anaphylactic reaction and cardiac arrest were considered to be life threatening by the reporter. Additional information has been requested.
VAERS ID 282747 2007
Information has been received from a physician who attended a conference that mentioned two patients who were vaccinated with Gardasil. Subsequently the patients died. The cause of death not reported. Attempts are being made to obtain additional identifying information to distinguish the individual patients mentioned in this report. Additional information will be provided if available. Additional information has been requested.
VAERS ID 287888 Vaccination Date:2007-05-21
Symptoms: Autopsy Death
Information has been received from a nurse practitioner concerning a 22 year old female patient with no pertinent medical history or drug allergies who on 21-MAY-2007, was vaccinated IM with a 0.5ml dose of Gardasil (Lot# 657736/0389U). Concomitant therapy included hormonal contraceptives (unspecified) ("MERCET"). On 23-MAY-2007, the patient died suddenly. The cause of death was unknown. Unspecified medical attention was sought. Laboratory diagnostic studies included an autopsy which showed no findings. No product quality complaint was involved. The reporter stated that Gardasil did not cause the patient's death. Additional information is not expected.
VAERS ID 291804 Vaccination Date:2007-07-13
Symptoms: Blood glucose increased Blood glucose increased Death Diabetic ketoacidosis Pulse absent Resuscitation Unresponsive to stimuli Vomiting
Information has been received from a physician concerning a female who on an unknown date was vaccinated with the first dose of Gardasil (yeast, unknown lot number) and in July 2007, was vaccinated with the second dose of Gardasil. In September 2007, the patient died. No further details or symptoms were known regarding the patient's death. The physician mentioned that an autopsy would be done however, had not received the results yet. The reporting physician felt that the patient's death was not related to therapy with Gardasil. Additional information has been requested. 10/11/2007 Patient demographics provided by CDC. 10/15/07 Received vax record from pcp. VAERS database updated w/same. 10/15/07 Received pcp & hospital medical records from CDC which reveal patient experienced vomiting with elevated blood sugars who became unresponsive & pulseless. CPR started & taken to ER on 9/19/07. Resuscitation was unsuccessful & patient pronounced 9/19/07. 10/26/07 Reviewed autopsy report which reveals COD as diabetic ketoacidosis & manner of death as natural. Patient had been found by parent unresponsive at home. History of severe diabetes mellitus. Vitreous glucose 667 (H).
VAERS ID 293388 Vaccination Date:2007-05-10
Symptoms: Chills Computerised tomogram abnormal Death Headache Malaise Meningitis Pyrexia
This case was received from a health care professional on 10 October 2007. Additional information was received from a newspaper article. An 18-year-old female patient received a meningococcal vaccine (name, manufacturer, and lot number not reported) on an unspecified date. The patient, who was a college freshman, travelled on 05 October 2007 to visit her family for the weekend. She reportedly felt "slightly ill" upon her arrival, and subsequently took an aspirin and went to bed, awakening at 1:30pm the following afternoon 'appearing refreshed". She became feverish again that night, and awoke at 1:00am the morning of 07 October 2007 with chills and a severe headache, complaining that "my head is about to explode". She was taken to a local hospital, where a CAT scan of the brain revealed meningococcal disease in her brain and brain stem. She was immediately transferred to another hospital, and died that evening of 07 October 2007 due to complications of meningitis. The health department noted that "lab tests have not yet confirmed the strain of meningitis" but that it was "likely the type not prevented by the vaccination". Past medical history and concomitant medications were unknown: it was not known if the patient was ill at the time of vaccination.
VAERS ID 297528 Vaccination Date:2007-09-15
Information has been received from a physician's assistant concerning a 12 year old female with no reported medical history who on approximately 15-SEP-2007 was vaccinated with Gardasil. It was noted that this was not where the vaccine was administered, rather they were the patient's family physician. On 06-OCT-2007 the patient died in her sleep. No further information was provided. No lot number was given. Additional information has been requested.
VAERS ID 300066 Vaccination Date:2007-11-12
Symptoms: Death Thrombosis
Information has been received from a physician concerning a large female who received one dose of Gardasil. Subsequently, the patient was found dead in her truck from a blood clot that traveled from her legs to her lungs. The cause of death was reported to be a blood clot. Additional information has been requested.
VAERS ID 275428 Vaccination Date:2007-03-01
Symptoms: Abdominal pain Acidosis Alanine aminotransferase increased Aspartate aminotransferase increased Autopsy Blood albumin decreased Blood creatinine increased Blood culture negative Blood gases abnormal Blood glucose increased Cardiomegaly Chest X-ray abnormal Cough Echocardiogram abnormal Gastroenteritis Mitral valve incompetence Myocarditis Nervousness Oxygen saturation decreased Palpitations
presented to ED with Ventricular tachycardia. Preliminary autopsy finding of myocarditis
VAERS ID275438 Vaccination Date:2007-03-12
Symptoms: Cor pulmonale Coronary artery thrombosis Echocardiogram abnormal Pulmonary congestion Pulmonary embolism Pulmonary oedema Sudden cardiac death Thrombosis
Given Gardasil vaccine dose #1 3/12/07. No adverse reaction reported. Collapsed and died on 3/26/07 secondary emboli (records unavailable). 4/3/07 T/C to coroners bureau to request prelim COD. Spoke w/investigating deputy who stated autopsy done at Medical Center. T/C to physician at Medical Center who is actually a cardiologist, not pathologist, who had responded to the code & pronounced. Spoke w/secretary who states from Death Certificate COD is sudden cardiac death and pulmonary embolism. Echocardiogram revealed very enlarged right ventricle & small left ventricle as well as large blood clots within both the right atrium & right ventricle. Letter faxed to pathology department to request final autopsy report.
VAERS ID 305606 Vaccination Date:2008-02-20
Symptoms: Arrhythmia Electrocardiogram QT prolonged Fall Laceration Sudden death
Sudden unattended death. Autopsy results pending (inconclusive 2/25/08). 2/26/08 Reviewed pcp medical records & vax records which reveal patient received HPV#1 0469U 7/16/07 & HPV#2 09300 9/17/07. In 11/20/07, noted to have left sided head pain intermittently along with lightheadedness; dx w/tension HA. HPV#3 was scheduled for 1/16/2008 but postponed due to no parental signature. Returned to office 1/24/08 for left wrist pain from cheerleading injury s/p ER vs for same on 1/19/08. Patient last seen in office by nurse only on 2/20 for HPV #3, no notes for visit. PMH: kicked in face by horse in past (undated) & had contusion on cheek; acne vulgaris, started Yasmin & topicals 4/07 w/improvement after multiple other drug failures; 1/19/08 wrist contusion from cheerleading. 5/2/08 Autopsy report states COD as undetermined. Autopsy states patient had intermittent HAs x 2 mo & had been on BCP x 1 year for acne. Found w/small facial laceration from striking flower pot when fell. The autopsy was neg for all findings. Scene indicated sudden death from collapse & fall. Suspected long QT interval syndrome w/fatal arrhythmia rather than new onset seizure in patient w/no history of either. Suggested testing family members.
VAERS ID 309233 Vaccination Date:2007-04-27
Symptoms: Arrhythmia Brain death Brugada syndrome Convulsion Death Electrocardiogram Electrocardiogram QT prolonged Headache Life support Rash
Information has been received from a consumer concerning her 12 year old daughter with a history of seizures and heart arrhythmias, who on 25-JAN-2007 was vaccinated with a first dose of Gardasil. On 27-APRIL-2007 the patient was vaccinated with a second dose of Gardasil. Concomitant therapy included LAMICTAL, vitamins (unspecified) and KEPPRA. Subsequently, the patient began to have seizures, developed a rash on her arm, and was complaining about headaches. On 22-JUN-2007 the patient experienced a heart arrhythmia and was hospitalized. Due to the arrhythmia the patient was placed on life support and died on 29-JUN-2007. The patient's mother reported that the patient had an electrocardiogram (EKG) about 5 years ago to test for prolonged QT syndrome. The test came back normal. It was reported that at that time the patient was in and out of the emergency room due to having seizures periodically. The patient had been seeing a neurologist and had not had any seizures for about two years until she received the second dose of Gardasil. The patient's mother reported after her daughter's death and burial she had received copies of her daughter's medical records. Throughout the reports it showed that for the past five years the patient had prolonged QT syndrome, and proguda syndrome "which causes seizures and heart arrythmias." The patient's cause of death was prolonged QT syndrome, brain death, and proguda syndrome. No product quality complaint was involved. The seizures, rash, headaches, heart arrythmias, prolonged QT syndrome, brain death, and proguda syndrome were considered to be other important medical events. Additional information is not available.
VAERS ID 310262 Vaccination Date:
Symptoms: Autopsy Death Laboratory test Toxicologic test
Information has been received from a physician concerning a 20 year old female with no medical history reported, who on 01-APR-2008 was vaccinated with a dose of Gardasil. On 05-APR-2008, the patient died four days after receiving Gardasil. The patient sought unspecified medical attention. An autopsy was performed which ruled out suicide and anything suspicious. The cause of death is currently unknown and they are performing toxicology tests to try to determine the cause. No product quality complaint was involved. The reportable physician considered death to be immediately life-threatening and disabling. Additional information has been requested.
VAERS ID: 310262-1 (D) Information has been received...concerning a 20 year old female with no medical history reported, who on 01-APR-2008 was vaccinated with a dose of Gardasil....The patient died four days after...patient sought unspecified medical attention. An autopsy was performed which ruled out suicide and anything suspicious. The cause of death is currently unknown.
VAERS ID: 304739-1 (S) Information has been received…concerning a 23-year-old female…who on 31-JAN-2008 was vaccinated with her 1st dose of Gardasil...the patient experienced anaphylactic shock 2 minutes after vaccination characterized by a brief loss of consciousness...respiratory arrest, eyes rolled upwards, blurred vision and greyish skin tone...Anaphylactic shock was considered to be immediately life-threatening.
VAERS ID: 305259-1 (S) Cold sweat, Fall, Foaming at mouth, Grand mal convulsion, Immediate post-injection reaction....Pt [patient, 14-year-old female] received vaccine, took 6 steps, fell to the ground unconscious and had a 60 sec grand mal seizure then regained consciousness. [Blood pressure] after seizure 60/40 pale clammy skin. [Patient] had bit her tongue and had foam around her mouth.
VAERS ID: 303188-1 Information has been received from a physician concerning a female patient who on an unknown date was vaccinated with a dose of Gardasil. Subsequently, the patient experienced a coma and is now paralyzed. At the time of this report, the patient's outcome was unknown.