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1/ @MGHAllergy @BWHAllergy @vumc_cdsi_rsch #vaccine and #drugallergy experts provide a clear and concise approach to safely evaluate those with a history of #anaphylaxis and anyone with an #allergicreaction reaction to the first dose of @Pfizer or @Moderna #CovidVaccine.
2/ See our updated manuscript @JACIInPractice that includes information on #skintesting using non-irritating skin test concentrations to #PEG and #polysorbate and when to consider #skintesting…
3/ The potential life-saving benefit of vaccination makes it essential that we carefully evaluate every possible #allergicreaction to prevent denying access to the vaccine unnecessarily. Our knowledge is rapidly evolving and future recommendations may change with more data.
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So much talk this morning about the headlines re:  #Pfizervaccine and #allergicreaction. Let’s not add to the fire. #MedTwitter #AllergyTwitter
#Allergists are losing it... myself included... a long thread... 1/
First, the reports do not give us any details about the reactions.  In allergy practice of the most important things is the history. What were the symptoms, what was the timing, what is the patient’s previous history? Without this, we shouldn’t jump to conclusions. 2/
Second, in the Phase 3 data released by Pfizer there was a report of a “slight imbalance” in potential allergic reactions in the vaccine group when compared to the placebo group at a rate of 0.63% compared to 0.51%… that is VERY VERY SMALL. 3/
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