The CDC and Pfizer are investigating the death of a Florida doctor who died from a rare blood condition two weeks after receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.
Dr Gregory Michael, 56, an obstetrician with a private practice at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami Beach, died last Sunday – 16 days after he was vaccinated.
His wife Heidi Neckelmann told DailyMail.com in an exclusive interview last week, her husband, who she described as ‘very healthy’ suffered a brain hemorrhage ‘due to a strong reaction’ to the shot.
Pfizer on Tuesday said it is ‘actively investigating’ the death, but does not believe there is ‘any direct connection to the vaccine’ at the time.
‘There have been no related safety signals identified in our clinical trials [or] the post-marketing experience thus far,’ Pfizer said in a statement to the New York Times.
‘Our immediate thoughts are with the bereaved family.’
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Source: Daily Mail