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NYC healthcare worker had allergic reaction to COVID shot

NYC healthcare worker had allergic reaction to COVID shot
More than 30,000 people in the city have gotten the shot since it was first administered to a Queens ICU nurse last week, and so far there has only been one “adverse event” as a result, according to the department.

“We have received a single report of a serious adverse event in a health care worker,” the Health Department said in a written statement.“The health care worker, who had a significant allergic reaction, has been treated and is in stable condition.” In this file photo, a droplet falls from a syringe after a health care worker was injected with the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine on Dec.“We will continue to move forward with the coronavirus vaccine distribution to ensure that health care workers and nursing home staff and residents are protected against COVID-19.

A New York City healthcare worker experienced a “significant allergic reaction” after receiving a COVID-19 vaccine, the city Health Department revealed Wednesday morning.” The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that people who’ve had a “severe allergic reaction” to the ingredients in a COVID-19 vaccine should not take the shot.

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