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Write-up: weakness and fallsNarrative: 95 yo male w/ a PMH significant for Afib, legal blindness, Hx of CVA, cognitive impairment, GERD, HTN, pseudogout, BPH, chronic knee infection, and DJD who received his first dose of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine on 01/08/21. The pt''s COVID-19 screening questionnaire prior to receiving the vaccine was negative. The pt presented to the ED on 01/13/21 for weakness and m PCR test on ultiple recent falls (since receiving his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine). The pt''s COVID-19 01/13/20 was positive and he was admitted. He was started on treatment with remdesivir + dexamethasone on 1/14. The pt initially required supplemental oxygen via low-flow NC, however his oxygen requirements increased to 100% NRB. On 01/16/21 his MPOA elected for hospice care. The pt passed on 01/17/21. Unclear if the COVID-19 vaccine attributed to the patient''s hospitalization and eventual death, or whether these events occurred from COVID-19 itself, however this case is being reported the FDA since this vaccine is under an emergency use authorization (EUA).
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