All charts and tables below reflect the data release on 3/4/2022 from the VAERS website, which includes U.S. and foreign data, and is updated through: 2/25/2022

High-Level SummaryCOVID19 vaccines (Dec’2020 – present)All other vaccines 1990-present US Data Only
COVID19 vaccines (Dec’2020 – present)
US Data Only
All other vaccines 1990-present
Number of Adverse Reactions1,151,450873,033774,373759,806
Number of Life-Threatening Events28,34814,40912,0959,947
Number of Hospitalizations135,78383,40555,94639,035
Number of Deaths24,827*9,581*11,3125,321
# of Permanent Disabilities after vaccination45,61520,89712,88912,919
Number of Office Visits178,01350,136152,81947,941
# of Emergency Room/Department Visits121,569212,79295,758203,232
# of Birth Defects after vaccination958195476107
*Note that the total number of deaths associated with the COVID-19 vaccines is more than double the number of deaths associated with all other vaccines combined since the year 1990.


[Unknowns separated from All Other Vaccines for greater clarity; in a majority of cases the Unknowns are actually Covid-19]

Adverse Events

[Unknowns separated from All Other Vaccines for greater clarity; in many cases the Unknowns are actually Covid-19] 


The slide below was taken from an FDA document from October 22, 2020 and provides a list of possible adverse event outcomes related to the Covid-19 vaccines.

The following table lists the number of adverse events found in the VAERS data which match the outcomes listed above:

FDA Listed SymptomTotal (Non-Lethal) Adverse EventsTotal DeathsTotal (Non-Lethal) Adverse Events for All Other Vaccines (1990-present)Total Deaths for All Other Vaccines (1990-present)
Acute Disseminated Encephalomyelitis162644430
Transverse Myelitis507483515
Narcolepsy, Cataplexy28063803
Acute Myocardial Infarction (Heart Attack)43671288334150
Autoimmune Disease146326107615
Other Acute Demyelinating Diseases317684024
Pregnancy and birth outcomes (Miscarriages)3972120288749
Other Allergic Reactions2152320333
Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation217665825
Venous Thromboembolism219431281645104
Arthritis and Arthralgia/Joint Pain733802212872071
Kawasaki Disease7227099
Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome740523604

Vaccination Related Risks of COVID19 Vs. Flu

These set of figures compare the COVID19 vaccine to the traditional Flu vaccines.  ‘Risk of Death’ percentages depend on the ‘# of Vaccinations’ data, which is only approximate, and was pulled from the CDC’s report on Flu vaccination coverage for the 2019-2020 season, and from CDC’s Vaccination Trends in the US for the COVID19 vaccinations.

Covid19 vaccinations through 5/31/2021 vs. Flu vaccinations 7/1/2019 – 5/31/2020 (last complete flu season)

Vaccine Type# of Vaccinations[3] # of DeathsRisk of DeathPercentageDeaths/Mill.
Flu167,447,642[1]331 in 5,074,1710.000020%0.20
COVID19172,868,043[2]5,7241 in 30,2010.003311%33.11
Risk of dying from COVID vaccine is 168 times greater than Flu Vaccine
Vaccine Type# of Vaccinations[3]# of Adverse Reactions Risk of Adverse Reaction PercentageAEs/Mill.
Flu167,447,6429,7181 in 17,2310.005804%58.04
COVID19172,868,043556,0081 in 3110.321637%3,216.37
Risk of adverse reaction from COVID vaccine is 55 times greater than Flu Vaccine

[1] number of flu vaccinations based on estimated flu vaccine coverage data from CDC and estimated population data from US Census. Yearly flu vaccination data covers a period of time from 7/1 to 5/31 of the following year.
[2] number of covid19 vaccinations based on estimates from CDC’s Vaccination Trends in the US [2]
[3] Persons vaccinated with at least one dose.

Vaccine Data by Manufacturer

Manufacturer# of Deaths% DeathsAverage Deaths/Day# US DeathsUS Doses AdministeredAverage US Deaths/Mill. DosesDays since EUA approvalEUA Approval Date-
Manufacturer# of AEs% AEsAverage AEs/Day# US AEsUS Doses AdministeredAverage US AEs/Mill. DosesDays since EUA approvalEUA Approval Date
UNKNOWN MANUFACTURER3,2130.28%1,802506,424

Vaccine Data by Gender

Vaccine Data by Location

Recall History



  1. Vaccine data (Covid-19 and other vaccines) taken from CDC’s VAERS website, located here:  VAERS data sets in the form of csv files are pulled down weekly and put into a database for reporting/analysis. Data files are available all the way back to 1990.
  2. Number of doses distributed for other vaccines found in NVICP Data and Statistics report here:
  3. Numbers for Covid-19 vaccines administered by manufacturer found here:
  4. Numbers for total Covid-19 vaccine doses administered found here:
  5. Numbers for Flu vaccine doses administered for 2019-2020 season found here:
  6. Numbers for FDA regulated drugs taken from FDA’s FAERS website, located here:
2 thoughts on “VAERS Summary for COVID-19 Vaccines through 2/25/2022”
  1. For this site to be really useful, adverse events and death rates for Covid-19 and Flu should be compared with the vaccine risks among age groups and co-morbidity groups.

  2. Tenemos problemas para analizar el número de muertes por vacunas covid-19 contra el número de muertes por otras vacunas. Según la gráfica, no deberían utilizarse las vacunas contra covid-19, estoy en lo cierto?

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