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Organ Transplant Failures After COVID Vaccination

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In 2022, researchers have published articles in the medical literature reporting organ transplant failures in people who have recently received COVID-19 shots. These reports include corneal graft rejections and solid organ transplant failures involving the kidneys, livers, lungs, hearts and pancreas.

A study by Japanese researchers published in June in the Journal of Clinical Medicine showed that acute corneal allografts may be rejected by those who have recently received COVID shots. Corneal grafts replace damaged corneas, the outer layer of the eye. Corneal grafts can restore lost vision and, historically, corneal grafts been one of the most successful organ transplants with a very low rejection rate.1

The Japanese study conducted an online search using PubMed and EMBASE, which showed that between April through December 2021, 13 articles were published worldwide showing that 21 patients (23 eyes) experienced corneal graft rejection post COVID vaccinations. All patients experienced graft rejection between one day to six weeks post vaccination.2

All COVID Shots Plus Other Vaccines Associated with Corneal Graft Rejection

The main cause for rejection was corneal edema (20 eyes), then keratic precipitates (14 eyes) and conjunctival or cillary injection (14 eyes). The cornea transplant recipients were evenly distributed between the sexes, with 10 males and 11 females identified in the study with the median age of 68 years old. Some 66.7 percent of the affected patients received one dose of a COVID shot and 33.3 percent received two doses. The shots administered included those developed by Pfizer/BioNTech (eight cases), Moderna/NIAID (eight cases), AstraZeneca/Oxford University (four cases), and Sinovac Biotech (one case).3

Patients who have had multiple corneal transplants, recurrent infections, and autoimmune disease have a higher rejection rate than other patients. Nine of the 23 patients in this study had more than one cornea transplant.

The study authors concluded:

As the global society promotes additional booster schedules in consideration of emerging variants, it is empirical that the effects of these vaccines on corneal grafts be elucidated. To establish appropriate immune-modulatory interventions, continued data accrual and investigation of the effects of COVID-19 vaccines should be conducted by observing the vaccination course and associated physiological changes in corneal allograft recipients.4

The authors pointed out that vaccine-associated corneal graft rejection include the flu, hepatitis B, tetanus and yellow fever vaccines as well as the COVID shots. They wrote:

… the projected societal shift towards a more frequent vaccination schedule calls for clinicians to be cognizant of a possible connection between the temporality of vaccine administration and graft rejections.5

Solid Organ Rejection Post COVID Vaccination or Post SARS-CoV-2 Infection

According to an August 2022 study by the National institutes of Health (NIH), rejection of a solid organ transplant after COVID vaccination while rare, can happen. Researchers conducted a systemic review and meta-analysis of cases of solid organ rejection post COVID vaccination or infection between December 2019 through May 2022. The study was limited by only looking at cases reported in published studies using the English language.6

Researchers included 136 cases from 52 articles reporting solid organ rejection after COVID vaccination (56 cases) and SARS-CoV-2 infection (40 cases). The study found 44 cases of cornea graft rejection, 36 cases of kidney rejection, 12 cases of liver rejection, two cases of lung rejection, one case of pancreas rejection and one instance of heart rejection.7

Solid organ rejection occurred regardless of which COVID shot patients received. Of 56 cases of organ rejection after vaccination, 31 had the Pfizer/BioNTech shot, 14 had the Moderna/NIAID shot, 10 had the AstraZeneca/Oxford shot and one had the Sinovac-Corona shot.8

Despite the findings, study authors maintained that the benefits of the COVID shots outweigh the risks for transplant patients. However, they recommend waiting one month after transplant and three months post T cell depleting agents or specific B cell-depletion agents to get a COVID shot.9

These studies findings are curious in light of the fact that many hospitals in the U.S. require COVID vaccination as a pre-requisite to organ transplant. Patients refusing the controversial vaccine have been systematically removed from transplant lists and denied lifesaving procedures.10


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4 Responses

  1. There are no second chances or do-overs.

    Sep 28, 2022 Safe and Effective: A Second Opinion (2022) | Oracle Films | News Uncut

    Safe and Effective: A Second Opinion shines a light on Covid-19 vaccine injuries and bereavements, but also takes an encompassing look at the systemic failings that appear to have enabled them.

    https://youtu.be/dIVZ5ssWB-o

  2. My question is, people who want to donate organs (living donors), do hospitals force THEM to have the shots before they’re “allowed” to donate?

    They don’t force blood donors to have the shots I’ve noticed!

  3. if the CEO Pfizer scumbag was in front of me I’d punch his lights out. within minutes of my 2nd shot the left side of my face numbed up. within a few days my right cornea graph failed and my eye pressure in my left eye was 58. glaucoma and some damage to my.optic nerve. few months later retina macular edema. 3 ops and 2 optic shots later my vision 2030 and 2040. these are genetic shots pushed by demorats for control and fear. I will not obey anyone or their rules by demorats. covid is a political bio weapon used to get rid of trump. fauci should be hung. oh! am I stating misinformation ? turn me in.

  4. That is not the case for Children’s Hospital in Denver as they refused a perfect matched living donor! My eleven year old friend could have been the recipient of a healthy kidney because the potential donor was not vaccinated. The donor did not take the vaccine and my little friend did not and has not gotten her kidney.

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