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Santa Clara County holds back batch of Moderna vaccine that potentially causes allergic reactions

Original post made on Jan 18, 2021

A specific lot of the Moderna vaccine for COVID-19 potentially caused a "higher-than-usual" number of allergic reactions but luckily, none of those doses have been administered to anyone in Santa Clara County, county officials said.

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Comments (4)

Posted by ConsiderReality
a resident of Old Mountain View
on Jan 18, 2021 at 6:05 pm

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We have a vaccine. Could we skip the "abundance of caution" while kids aren't in school, restaurants are shut, and people are going insane?

If you think that everyone is happy about this decision: you are completely wrong.

Posted by 7x7native
a resident of Rengstorff Park
on Jan 19, 2021 at 2:35 pm

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ConsiderReality- Have you had anaphylaxis? I have & it isn’t fun: my tongue & fingers swelled & breathing was difficult. I spent 5 hours in urgent care on a ventilator. THAT’S reality. As impatient as I am to get the vaccine, I appreciate the abundance of caution.

Posted by Dan Waylonis
a resident of Jackson Park
on Jan 19, 2021 at 2:48 pm

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I think @ConsiderReality's point is that the health agencies should not limit the vaccinations because of a 1:100,000 issue. Instead, people like @7x7native who have had reactions in the past should be selective in their choice of vaccination.

Posted by 7x7native
a resident of Rengstorff Park
on Jan 19, 2021 at 3:26 pm

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Dan Waylonis- Yes, I am being selective. I had hopes that Moderna would not have severe reactions as did Pfizer & Astra Zeneca. Pfizer’s reactions appear to be from nuts & shellfish, neither of which cause me problems.

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