AstraZeneca vaccine volunteer developed spinal inflammation & ‘rare neurological condition' after two doses - report

Posted On: Sep 17, 2020   |   Posted By: RT

AstraZeneca vaccine volunteer developed spinal inflammation & ‘rare neurological condition' after two doses - report

A British participant in AstraZeneca's coronavirus vaccine trial was diagnosed with a serious neurological disorder weeks after her second dose of the inoculation, an internal company document shows.
A previously healthy 37-year-old woman was hospitalized this month after receiving two injections of the pharmaceutical giant's new vaccine, where it was determined she developed transverse myelitis, a rare neurological ailment caused by inflammation of the spine, according to an internal AstraZeneca safety report obtained by CNN .
Though the report states the woman, who has not been identified by name, had no adverse reaction after her first dose in early June, she began to experience neurological symptoms some two weeks after her second jab in August. During a jog on September 2, the volunteer “had a trip with a jolt,” the document says, while the next day she reported difficulties walking, weakness in her arms, impaired motor control over her hands, a headache and reduced feeling in her torso. She...

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