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Home Health & Fitness State health officials report pair of suspect COVID-19 vaccine allergic reactions

State health officials report pair of suspect COVID-19 vaccine allergic reactions


FARGO, N.D. (#Valley #News #Live) – The #North #Dakota #Department of #Health is reporting two suspected severe allergic reactions after individuals received the #Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

The two individuals from #North #Dakota had no history of anaphylactic reactions. The symptoms were discovered during the 15-minute post-vaccination observation period recommended by the CDC. #Both individuals have recovered, and neither was hospitalized. #Both have been advised not to receive second doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

The reactions were reported to the #Vaccine #Adverse #Events #Reporting #System, which follows up on all severe events to better understand and determine the potential causes and safety risk.

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#Anyone who receives COVID-19 vaccine is recommended to be monitored for 15 minutes after vaccination; 30 minutes for those with a prior history of anaphylaxis. #Those who have a known allergy to a component of COVID-19 vaccine should not receive the vaccine.

#To date, 13,037 health care workers and long-term care residents in #North #Dakota have received their COVID-19 vaccination.

#For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine, visit health.nd.gov/covidvaccine.

#Copyright 2020 KVLY. #All rights reserved.



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https://www.valleynewslive.com/2020/12/31/two-suspected-cases-of-severe-allergic-reaction-to-covid-19-vaccine/

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