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1. What are the conditions which people suffered where causation from the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine was accepted by the VDPS?

2. What are the conditions where causation from the Pfizer-BioNtech vaccine was accepted by the VDPS, but they did not meet the 60% disablement criteria?


All data as of 20 June 2023.

All data relates to claims received by the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) and those transferred from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) on 1 November 2021.

All data provided below relate to Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 (coronavirus) vaccines.

The claimant can tell us what happened after vaccination on the claim form. At the medical assessment stage, the independent medical assessor provides a description of the assessed conditions they have been able to identify from the claimant's medical records. The condition recorded against each claim may therefore be different to the condition initially stated by the claimant on their original claim form. All data provided relates to the conditions listed by the independent medical assessor in the assessment report.

  1. Condition awarded a Vaccine Damage Payment:
    • Anaphylaxis

  2. Conditions where causation was accepted but disablement was assessed by the independent medical assessor as less than 60%: • Anaphylaxis
    • Bell's palsy
    • Immune thrombocytopenia
    • Myocarditis • Pericarditis
    • Upper arm pain
    • Otitis Externa
    • Non-epileptic seizures
    • Headaches • Dizziness
    • Myopericarditis
    • Left ventricular systolic dysfunction
    • Post-Viral fatigue
    • Retinal vasculitis
    • Rash • Numb face • Swollen lips
    • Perimyocarditis
    • Functional neurological disorder (FND)
    • Allergic reaction

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Last Updated June 30, 2023, 14:55 (UTC)
Created June 30, 2023, 14:53 (UTC)