COVID-19 vaccine: 21 cases of severe allergic reaction, CDC says | abc10.com

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Wednesday announced that out of almost 2 million people who received a COVID-19 vaccine in the United States, there were only 21 cases of anaphylaxis, a severe, life-threatening allergic reaction.

The CDC said during a press conference that the occurrence of an allergic reaction to the vaccines that have rolled out across the country is rare. Seventeen of the 21 patients that had an allergic reaction to the vaccine had a documented history of allergies or allergic reactions, including to drugs or medical products, foods, and/or insect stings, according to the CDC.

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