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U.S. officials report more severe allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines By Reuters

U.S. officials report more severe allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines By Reuters
U.S. officials report more severe allergic reactions to COVID-19 vaccines

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Wednesday it is carefully monitoring allergic reactions to the coronavirus vaccines from Pfizer Inc (NYSE: PFE ) and Moderna (NASDAQ: MRNA ) Inc and urged individuals who had a serious reaction not to get the second dose.public health agency said allergic reactions are occurring at a rate of 11.The agency is also urging that venues that deliver the vaccine be prepared not only to recognize serious allergic reactions, known as anaphylaxis, but be trained on how to treat them and recognize when individuals need to be referred to hospitals for additional care.CDC officials said 28 people who received the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer and BioNTech had severe allergic reactions.

Britain's medical regulator has said that anyone with a history of anaphylaxis, or severe allergic reactions to a medicine or food, should not be given the Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine.FILE PHOTO: Health Care workers receive the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine in Florida By Manas Mishra and Julie Steenhuysen (Reuters) - The U.

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