The initial shipment of 2.9 million doses of a vaccine developed by United States pharmaceutical giant Pfizer and German firm BioNTech has begun.
The Juneau health worker was following those rules Tuesday when she began feeling flushed and short of breath, said Dr. Lindy Jones, emergency room medical director at Bartlett Regional Hospital.
Last week, British health officials warned that people with a history of "significant" allergic reactions to vaccines, medicine, or food should not be given Pfizer's vaccine.
An additional 19 sites in Texas will receive 75,075 doses today, though none of those sites are in the Austin area.
"We must continue to follow health measures to bend the curve, and until enough of us are immunized, we must continue to be each others' vaccine", she said. Each person who is vaccinated needs two doses 21 days apart.
The Pfzier/BioNtech vaccine is "full of hope" and gives us perhaps our "greatest resource" in the fight against COVID-19, Dr. Mantosh Dewan, president of Upstate Medical University, said.
No serious adverse effects were reported in the more than 40,000 participants in Pfizer's clinical trial.
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He did not specify which vaccine he would receive but a phase III trial of Sinovac's CoronaVac is being conducted in Indonesia but the results are yet to be released.
In addition to a sore arm, people can experience a fever and some flu-like symptoms - fatigue, aches, chills, headache.
"What we need to know is what the denominator is - how many doses have been given?"
Across Colorado, vaccine doses are expected to arrive on a weekly basis starting this week, reaching the most high-risk people first and the general public by mid- to late-2021.
These reactions are a sign that the immune system is revving up.
The ministry drew attention to the Kingdom's previous announcement that it will be one of the first countries to receive vaccines that meet the criteria for efficacy and safety directly from the leading worldwide companies involved in the vaccine industry and through the COVAX, which is a global initiative aimed at working with vaccine manufacturers. People always are asked about allergies before vaccinations, and instructions for the Pfizer-BioNTech shot say avoid it if you're severely allergic to one of its ingredients or had a severe reaction to a prior dose. "CDC and public health experts prepared for a side effect like this after reports of anaphylaxis were made in England".