10, there were 10 cases of anaphylaxis reported among 4.04 million people who received their first doses of Moderna's two-shot vaccine, according to the agency's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
Severe allergic reaction to Moderna's Covid-19 vaccine is "rare", USA health authorities said Friday, with only 10 cases arising from more than four million first doses. For the Pfizer vaccine, the second dose is recommended three weeks after the first dose.
The Texas Department of State Health Services has instructed the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to ship those doses to 212 providers across Texas, including 82 hub providers that will focus on larger community vaccination efforts.
In the USA where Pfizer and Moderna vaccines are being distributed, health officials say the vaccines are not interchangeable. Kentucky received 226,175 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
In December, a healthcare worker in Alaska was hospitalized after receiving the Pfizer/BioNTech coronavirus vaccine and experiencing an anaphylactic reaction - which has also been reported in the UK. United States health authorities claimed that only 10 cases of severe reactions arose among four million first doses.
Norway moved to calm that anxiety on Monday, with the Norwegian Medicines Agency saying that Covid-19 is more unsafe to most patients than the vaccination.
Can COVID-19 vaccines be mixed and matched?
COVAX is now the only global initiative that is working with governments and manufacturers to ensure COVID-19 vaccines are available worldwide to both higher-income and lower-income countries. Kentucky has administered 177,197 doses of the vaccine state wide and 36,370 to residents in long-term care facilities.
Additional vaccines are in clinical trials, and Johnson & Johnson could request authorization for its vaccine from the Food and Drug Administration as early as next month, according to DSHS.
He said Covax should be able to deliver those doses in the first quarter of 2021. "At this time, there's no evidence that these events have been associated with any other vaccine site and I encourage every eligible Oregonian to get a vaccine as soon as vaccination is available to you". The majority of the 100 million doses are earmarked for delivery in the first quarter of the year.
However, the California Department of Health said: "While no vaccine or medical procedure is without risk, the risk of a serious adverse reaction is very small".