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Boston doctor ‘scared to death’ by allergic reaction to vaccine

Boston doctor ‘scared to death’ by allergic reaction to vaccine
Dr. Hossein Sadrzadeh is the first person to report such a reaction to the Moderna vaccine.

A Boston doctor has detailed the harrowing experience he suffered in having a severe allergic reaction after receiving his first dose of Moderna’s COVID vaccine Thursday.“I want [people] to carry their EpiPen if they have it at home and also inform the person that is administering that injection to them that they have a severe allergic reaction,” Sadrzadeh told the Boston Globe.A handful of severe allergic reactions have been reported, including Sadrzadeh’s.Hossein Sadrzadeh is the first person to report such a reaction to the Moderna vaccine, CNN reported.

Researchers have not yet figured out what in the vaccine has caused the reactions, CNN reported.More than 1 million people have received the first of two required doses of a COVID vaccine, either developed by Pfizer or Moderna, according to CDC data.

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