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Association of allergy history with allergy symptoms after COVID-19 vaccination

JAMA Network Open

Peer-Reviewed Publication

JAMA Network

What The Study Did: In this study of nearly 53,000 health care employees, a self-reported history of high-risk allergy was associated with an increased risk of allergic reactions within three days of mRNA COVID-19 vaccination, but nearly all individuals, regardless of allergy history, were safely vaccinated.

Authors: Kimberly G. Blumenthal, M.D., M.Sc., of Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston, is the corresponding author.

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