KATERINI, GREECE – A young man is paralyzed as a result of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine. George Vagiannidis got his shot on September 1st at the General Hospital of Katerini. He suffered a 40-degree fever shortly afterward and was hospitalized on the same day. His feet and legs went numb while he was examined by neurologists. He’s been in hospital since September 1st making little improvement.
George described what had happened to him in a lengthy post on Instagram. “I can’t stand or walk, my legs can’t make basic movements. I do physiotherapy every day. I have seen an improvement compared to previous days. I keep positive thoughts,” George wrote from his bed in Papanikolaou hospital, where he is being treated.
His post in detail:
UPDATE (October 26th): George posted this video on Instagram where he is learning to walk again: