US Agency Confirms 6 Serious Allergic Reactions Caused By Pfizer Vaccine...

US Agency Confirms 6 Serious Allergic Reactions Caused By Pfizer Vaccine...
US Agency Confirms 6 Serious Allergic Reactions Caused By Pfizer Vaccine...

Six people developed a severe allergic reaction called anaphylaxis after receiving the covid-19 vaccine made by Pfizer and BioNTech, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said on Saturday.

The agency said it is investigating the cause of the allergic reactions and what links the six cases may have. Some of the people are from Alaska, but others are from elsewhere, said Tom Clark, a CDC official who presented data to the Immunization Practices Advisory Committee, or ACIP, whose members met today to vote on another vaccine manufactured by Moderna.

The affected people are all adults under the age of 65, and most were hospitalized, promptly treated and subjected to observation, said Clark. The photos they received were of more than one production line, he added, suggesting that the reactions were not the result of a localized manufacturing problem. The CDC learned of all cases quickly through federal vaccine safety monitoring systems, Clark.

Of the 112,807 vaccinated people registered in the health surveillance security system by Friday, 3,150 reported symptoms after vaccination that made it impossible for them to perform daily or work activities. Most do not require medical care, Clark said, adding that the CDC is studying the reports for more details.

ACIP endorsed the use of the Moderna vaccine in people aged 18 and over on Saturday, with panelists saying the benefits of inoculation outweighed the risks, considering that thousands of deaths occurred daily in the U.S.

UK opened investigation – UK regulators said last week that people with a “significant history” of allergic reactions should not receive the covid-19 vaccine from Pfizer and BioNTech. The recommendation is expected to last as long as local authorities investigate two cases of allergic reaction that occurred on the first day of mass vaccination in the country. The alert could prompt American and European officials to restrict immunization to people with a severe type of allergic reaction. (Dow Jones Newswires).

Copyright © Estadão. All rights reserved.


Source link by https://noticias.r7.com/orgao-dos-eua-confirma-6-reacoes-alergicas-graves-causadas-pela-vacina-da-pfizer-19122020

*The article has been translated based on the content of Source link by https://noticias.r7.com/orgao-dos-eua-confirma-6-reacoes-alergicas-graves-causadas-pela-vacina-da-pfizer-19122020
. If there is any problem regarding the content, copyright, please leave a report below the article. We will try to process as quickly as possible to protect the rights of the author. Thank you very much!

*We just want readers to access information more quickly and easily with other multilingual content, instead of information only available in a certain language.

*We always respect the copyright of the content of the author and always include the original link of the source article.If the author disagrees, just leave the report below the article, the article will be edited or deleted at the request of the author. Thanks very much! Best regards!

These were the details of the news US Agency Confirms 6 Serious Allergic Reactions Caused By Pfizer Vaccine... for this day. We hope that we have succeeded by giving you the full details and information. To follow all our news, you can subscribe to the alerts system or to one of our different systems to provide you with all that is new.

It is also worth noting that the original news has been published and is available at time24.news and the editorial team at AlKhaleej Today has confirmed it and it has been modified, and it may have been completely transferred or quoted from it and you can read and follow this news from its main source.

PREV China nuclear reactor shut down for maintenance because of fuel rod damage
NEXT A year after the Beirut explosions