WHO: Pfizer vaccine potentially linked to hearing loss
The United Nations health agency was notified that tinnitus, a hearing problem that causes ear ringing, may be associated with the vaccines.
The reports came from 27 countries, including Italy, the United Kingdom and the United States. Additionally, more than a third of the cases reported came from those working in the health care industry.
“The most reported COVID-19 vaccines in these cases were Pfizer/BioNTech,” the WHO bulletin stated, making up approximately 80 per cent of the cases.
So far, research has been limited to a study published in February examining the potential association between COVID-19 vaccination and sudden sensorineural hearing loss (SSNHL).